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The Vanishing

The Vanishing

Chronicling India’s Wildlife Crisis

Prerna Singh Bindra
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Can a populous country like India ‘afford’ to protect wildlife? Is there space for wildlife in a land-scarce, densely populated country, and can wild animals and people coexist, or is the relationship inevitably confrontational? Is conservation and protecting the flora and fauna a hindrance to the growth agenda? Is development inimical to ecological security? The Vanishing explores such burning issues that confront wildlife conservation today.

Imprint: Viking

Published: Jun/2017

ISBN: 9780670088874

Length : 320 Pages

MRP : ₹699.00

The Vanishing

Chronicling India’s Wildlife Crisis

Prerna Singh Bindra

Can a populous country like India ‘afford’ to protect wildlife? Is there space for wildlife in a land-scarce, densely populated country, and can wild animals and people coexist, or is the relationship inevitably confrontational? Is conservation and protecting the flora and fauna a hindrance to the growth agenda? Is development inimical to ecological security? The Vanishing explores such burning issues that confront wildlife conservation today.

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Prerna Singh Bindra

Prerna Singh Bindra is India's leading wildlife conservationist and writer. She served as a member, National Board for Wildlife and its core Standing Committee (2010-13), and also on Uttarakhand's State Board for Wildlife. Prerna has written more than 1,500 articles on nature and wildlife and has authored the book The King and I: Travels in Tigerland. Her anthology on contemporary wildlife writings, Voices in the Wilderness, was released in June 2010.
Prerna is editor of the journal TigerLink, and is guest faculty for a module for popular writing at the National Centre for Biological Sciences. Prerna has recently set up a trust, Bagh (bagh.org).

Prerna's primary focus is protecting wildlife habitats and critically endangered species. She lives in Gurgaon but her heart, she says, resides in the forest.

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