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Uma Athale

Jeevoka member since Sep 2019

With a Master’s degree in Wildlife Conservation and Management from the University of Reading, England, I have worked with wildlife in various capacities in India and abroad, including invasive species management, species reintroduction, rehabilitation, and human-animal conflict mitigation, among others. I am also a co-author of There’s Many a Way to Keep the Elephant Away: a manual discussing various methods of human-elephant conflict mitigation published by Project Elephant.
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An Interview with Renowned Photographers, Andrea and Antonella Ferrari

I had the opportunity to speak to reputed wildlife photographers, Andrea and Antonella Ferrari, to learn about what makes them tick, and how wildlife photography has evolved with time.

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Birds You Can See From Your Balcony

Contrary to popular belief, you don’t have to go very far to enjoy nature. Here’s how a visit to a local park or a look outside your bedroom window can reveal some of the most beautiful birds!

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Indian Small Cats

India is famous for its tigers, lions and leopards, but there’s so much more to our species diversity! Here's a list 10 species of Indian Small Cats.

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How to Tell the Difference between Frogs and Toads

The animal kingdom never ceases to fascinate me with its similar-looking creatures. If you’ve ever wondered how a frog is different from a toad, here’s a handy guide!

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A Quick Look at the Wildlife (Protection) Act, 1972

Curious about wildlife protection? Here's a look at the laws and enforcing bodies for wildlife protection in India.

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Illegal Wildlife Trade in India: Asian Elephants

From intricate artwork to signature seals, the demand for elephant ivory only seems to be growing. What is unseen, however, is its catastrophic consequence!

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