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.
MAULED BY A TIGER
Arthur W. Strachan
Pages: 280 /HB/2008
First published more than sixty years ago, this book will appeal to all those who have experienced the beauty and fascination of the Indian Jungles, and who have seen its wild denizens whether of animal or birdlife.
the road back to nature
Pages: 377/ PB/1996
A collection of first-hand observations and essays on the desertification and ecological devastation caused by modern farming methods. Fukuoka exposes the illusory affluence of an anthropocentric culture, doomed to collapse unless one returns to the divine way of nature. Lucidly, he advocates the Zen of "regaining the paradise lost".
ON JIM CORBETTS TRAIL
Pages: 139/ HB /2004
The essays in this book convey the beauty and thrill of Indian forests and their wildlife. Dr Johnsing takes us for walk in jungle with him, and we see through his trained eyes what we would never otherwise look for. In each essays he tracks a different animal and tells us not only of his experiences, but also the habitat, biology, and current condition of species he is discussing.
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.
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.
FISH CURRY AND RICE
This book is everything about Goa’s environment, life, culture, traditions, and people. A complete revised and updated edition.
BIRDS IN BOOKS
Pages 865 / HB/2010
The history of South Asian Ornithology spans three centuries and records over 1200 species of birds. This is a passionate work of hundreds of amateur and professional ornithologists. The popular as well as scientific documentation of this region’s avifauna is prodigious. For the first time, this vast body of work is brought together here, in this detailed, meticulously researched and annotated bibliography with over 1700 books listed in it.
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.
THE WILD ANIMALS OF INDIA BURMA MALAYA AND TIBET
Pages: 426/ HB/2005
A bible on the study of the wild animals in India and the neighboring countries. The book follows a remarkable and commendable accuracy on dealing information on several species, their history, distribution and habitat.
Pages: 196/ PB/2005
Price: Rs. 195
Survival strategy is a highly readable update of the spectacular evolutionary productions of animal behaviour. The author a leading contributor to the subject, ranges smoothly from the natural history tothe genetic basis of the many phenomena that have surfaced during the past two decades.
THE BOOK OF TREES
Menka Gandhi /
This book of trees is every thing about trees. This book contains fantastic stories about trees collected from across the planet, discuss the significance of trees for alleviating hunger and cooling the earth, document the most important tree species of our planet and include a practical chapter on the raising and breeding of trees.
COMBATING CLIMATE CHANGE
Consumer Association of Penang
Climate change has become a topical issue that affects every living being on this planet. There are no ways of escaping its effects or stopping the process altogether. However, there are means and methods of mitigating and adapting to the impacts of climate change. This booklet highlights a compilation of adaptation and disaster preparation methods practiced by local communities in developing countries in South & South-East-Asia.