Bombay Natural History Society (BNHS)
Mission of the organisation
Conservation of Nature, primarily Biological Diversity, through Action based on Research, Education and Public Awareness.
- Field research
- Nature education
- Environment impact assessment
- Conservation activity
- University department
- Research and collection of specimens
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Once found across South Asia, the Indian Skimmer is now restricted to a few key sites across India and Bangladesh – hence its recent classification as Endangered. Now, new evidence that the bird travels across borders indicates we’re only skimming the surface of what needs to be done…
The Great Indian Bustard is on the brink of extinction. Collision with powerlines is the biggest threat – but hope is at hand. This year, the Indian Supreme Court ruled that all powerlines should be taken underground at its breeding stronghold – a lifeline for this and many other bird species.