Sphaerotheca varshaabhu is a newly discovered species of burrowing frog from urban Bengaluru.

Urban

Mumbai
25 Nov 2021

A study finds that the rapidly expanding land use of Mumbai is driving the region’s remaining wildlife into the remnant forest fringes.

Delhi
26 Feb 2019

Researchers from the IDFC Institute, look into the sustainability of the current definition of “urban” in India.

Bengaluru
18 Apr 2019

An international team of researchers investigate the prevalence of water reallocations, from rural areas to cities, throughout the world to understand its drivers, conflicts and policy implications.

 

Mumbai
26 Mar 2018

Urban-rural transition zones are a breeding ground for unexpected changes in resources and livelihood, shows study from IIT Bombay

Bengaluru
30 Jul 2018

Research from the National Institute of Advanced Studies and University of Cambridge helps us understand better of Macaques live in urban habitats.

25 May 2017

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If there is one thing that is rapidly disappearing from today’s urban landscape, it is the trees -- many of them being cut down relentlessly to make way for roads, buildings, dams and the likes. But what can we do about those that have miraculously escaped the axe, apart from hugging them? Mapping them! Yes, you read that right. Today, various tree mapping campaigns are on that is calling on everyone to help map the trees in your neighbourhood. This data is of immense importance for further studies on urban ecology. So, what are you waiting for? Grab your phone and get mapping...