Gobar Gyan

Catching the Rhino B(u)y the Horn

It won’t be long before the media declares the black rhino extinct. Due to a high price of the animal’s horn, (a whopping Rs. 43 lakhs per kilogram) it is being driven to extinction by poachers. So much so that there are only 5,000 of them left. The rhino horn is a lucrative business opportunity for the poachers who sell the horn in China, Vietnam and South Korea, where its powder is used for its supposed medicinal properties. 


The Pencil is Mightier Than the Bullet


No One Killed The Corals


Precaution Against Dengue and Chikungunya


Aravalli: Story of a Dying Mountain Range

The Aravallis, with their vast landscape and biological diversity, have shaped the northern landscape of India in more ways than one. But despite all this, the mountain range is under severe threat from mining and large-scale real estate developments.