MAN EATERS AND MEMORIES
This book narrates the stories about man eaters and also constantly explains the reason why such beautiful and graceful creatures like leopard and tigers who in the ordinary course of their lives feed on natural prey suddenly turns savage and evilly-disposed of human.
THE LEOPARD IN INDIA
J C Daniel
Elegant in its beautiful coat and lithe body, the leopard is a majestic predator. Its small size permits it to occupy habitat denied to its larger cousins. Its strength, intelligence and ability give it a wide spectrum of prey species ranging in size from young buffalo to a small rodent. This book is the first to collate all available and detailed information on this lovely cat – the leopard- its distribution, colour, behavior and co-existence with other animals.
SAVING WILD TIGERS
THE INDIAN BLACKBUCK
Pages: 155/ HB/1989
This Book is about the blackbuck, pos- sible the most representative species of Indian subcontinent. Once abundant and then in danger of extinction, this handsome animal once roved our land form Himalayan foothills to Kanyakumari. Written by M.K.Ranjit Singh with deep interest and understanding of nature and great dedication for its conservation.
TEN THOUSAND MILES ON ELEPHANTS
Olive Smythies, in this extraordinary book begins by sharing her experiences in the breathtaking hills of Kumaon, She also takes us to majestically specta- cular landscape of Nepal where she spent seven long years along with her husband, than she takes us to Burma and afterward Brunei and Borneo where her son was a forest officer.
This book provides a delightful narrative of Stracey’s, in capturing, noosing and doctoring of elephants and hence provide an astute analysis of the animal for conservationists today. His concluding remarks It is up to man, the elephants friend throught the ages, to take decisive steps to ensure its preservation if this animal is not to face intolerable pressure for existence. Perhaps it is not too much to hope that the people and their leaders will repay the debt of thousands of years of trade in ``elephant gold’’ which has been wrung from this noble animal.
Pages: 59/ PB/--
This booklet is compilation of various article published in Sanctuary Asia magazine on Satpuda Landscape. This is a joint effort of Satpuda Foundation working to protect Satpuda Landscape & Sanctuary Asia.
THE ASIAN ELEPHANT
Pages: 310/ HB/2009
The book presents a review of the past and present status of the elephant & the problems that the elephant faces in its fight for survival. It provides full account of the natural history of the Indian elephant.
TIGER AND OTHER GAME
Colonel A. Stewart
These shikar notes were written during one hot weather in India. These are actual experiences of a ``jungle foot slogger’’ who, with limited means, has always run his show, been his own shikari in every detail, and learned the jungles from his own experience and study
THE DEER AND THE TIGER
George Schaller a doyen of nature writers and one of the leading wildlife biologists. ``The Deer & The Tiger’’ was written during his earliest quest for nature’s secret. The book is the result of the study of ecology and behavior of the major hoofed animal of Kanha and the life history of tiger.
SEASHORE LIFE OF INDIA
Pages: 69/ PB/2008
Price: Rs. 145
Covering everything from sponges to crabs, birds, and algae, Seashore Life of India introduces us to the plant and animal life along India’s coastline. A colour section shows these creatures in their natural habitat, and the Introduction and glossary provide interesting additional information.
STRANGELY LIKE WAR
Gourge Draffan /
Pages: 185/ PB/2005
The forests, our sacred mothers, our teachers of peace and security, are themselves becoming the victims of war. It is a war unleashed by the violence of the monoculture of mind, which reduces nature to tar material, life to a commodity, diversity to a threat, and views destruction as ``progress.’’ In Strangely like War, Derrick Jensen and George Draffan open our eyes to the terrorist assault on our living guardians and the destruction of our real security.
PLANNING WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT IN PROTECtED AREAS AND MANAGED LANDSCPAE -a guide
Vishwas B. Sawarkar
Over the past three decades Protected Area Management in India has come to be driven by scientific wildlife management plans. Slowly at first, later as a mandatory process. Such conservation efforts cannot be sustained without long-term vision, direction and quality. The guide answers the need by providing the essential planning framework, procedures, and processes. The guide is written for planners, wildlife managers, trainers, educationists and those who are simply interested in wildlife.
THE MAN-EATERS OF TSAVO
Lt. Colonel J.H.Patterson
One of the first works on the subject of man eating lions by someone with firsthand experience. It details series of attacks on the Indian workers building Mombasa to Uganda railway in 1898-99. Wrote in 1907, the book is a literary classic & most extraordinary account of man-eating animals ever recorded.
GOA SWEET LAND OF MINE
Claude Alvares / Goa Foundation
The iron ore mines of Goa have been implicated in the destruction of irrepla- ceable forests, degradation agricultural fields, pollution of water bodies and rivers and sedimentation of the Mandovi and Zuari estuarine ecosystems. This can not be achieved without the collusion of Government. The MoEF simply joined Goa’s mining mafia as its closest friend. As a result of this unholy union, the worst environmental assault on the state of Goa’s ecologically fragile areas was legitimized and regularized by the Ministry. Here is the story. See it with your own eyes and weep. Then see if you can do your bit to bring this Ministry of its senses before the fate of Goa (and its people) transcends all hope.
WILD ANIMALS IN