Recovering India’s megafauna
One of India’s leading conservation biologists Dr Krithi Karanth discusses how big creatures are staging a comeback in some of the most densely populated places on Earth.
By consulting a global network on experts on the world's most threatened birds and mammals, Birdlife International's Chief Scientist, Stuart Butchart was able to investigate how many species would have gone extinct over the last three decades in the absence of conservation action. The answer reveals how effective conservation efforts can be, even in the face of extreme threats. Screening from Thursday 1 April.
Giant pandas have been in decline for centuries, but now a bold conservation programme is working with villagers to protect and restore their habitat. Populations of pandas and many other extraordinary animals are starting to recover.