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Keep Out…Come Again; Yardain Amron; Earth Island

The underbelly of American-styled conservation in the Indian Himalayas.

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Top Places to Spot Snow Leopards in the Wild; Iuliia Tore; Rus Tourism News

Found only in the high mountain ranges of the Himalayas in Southern and Central Asia, there are a handful of places where you can spot snow leopard.

Source: Top Places to Spot Snow Leopards in the Wild – Rus Tourism News

Wild Treasures: Reflections on Natural World Heritage Sites in Asia; Aathira Perinchery; Mongabay

Wild Treasures is an anthology of some of Asia’ most wondrous natural UNESCO World Heritage sites. Aathira Perinchery reviews the book.

Source: Wild Treasures: Reflections on Natural World Heritage Sites in Asia

UNESCO Sites in Himachal Pradesh that must be on every traveller’s list; Aishwarya Rai; Republic World

UNESCO sites in Himachal Pradesh include architecturally brilliant train track on hills and a surreal national park. Check the UNESCO world heritage sites in HP…

Source: UNESCO Sites in Himachal Pradesh that must be on every traveller’s list – Republic World

Want to test nerves? Trek to Great Himalayan National Park; IANS

Park authorities say the best time to trek in the park is from April to June and from October to November.. Great Himalayan National Park. Travel News. Himachal Pradesh. Tirthan Valley.

Source: Want to test nerves? Trek to Great Himalayan National Park

An easy guide to visiting the Great Himalayan National Park; Resham Sengar; Times of India

The Great Himalayan National Park is Himachal Pradesh’s most special travel destination.

Source: An easy guide to visiting the Great Himalayan National Park

7 Natural UNESCO World Heritage Sites In India; Precious Kamei; Outlook India

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Here are the seven natural sites that have been declared as UNESCO World Heritage Sites

Source: 7 Natural UNESCO World Heritage Sites In India

Plan a Perfect Vacation with the Travel Guide of Best Places to Visit & Things to Do in May in India; Ashwini; Tour My India

For a perfect summer vacation, use the TMI May travel guide to explore some of the best places to visit and things to do in May in India and have the most amazing time.

Source: Plan a Perfect Vacation with the Travel Guide of Best Places to Visit & Things to Do in May in India

Trek Down Memory Lane Through Great Himalayan National Park – World Heritage Site; Sanjeeva Pandey; Hill Post

“Itali-Titli Tiyari dali; Yanne bhi bhali, syane bhi bhali” is a local saying in the very undeveloped and intensely wild area that I trekked…

Source: Trek Down Memory Lane Through Great Himalayan National Park – World Heritage Site

Rare species of musk deer spotted in Kullu national park; Dipender Manta; The Tribune

India – Great Himalayan National Park Conservation Area

The Great Himalayan National Park (GHNP) authorities have a reason to cheer. A team of forest officials that visited the park a few days ago spotted a rare species of musk deer.

RS Patiyal, director, GHNP, Kullu, said the team was here to assess the presence of rare species of animals in the area and during that period, it noticed two musk deer at Gumsrao.

He added that the presence of the rare species of deer in the area was a good sign.

The GHNP authorities are unaware of the exact number of musk deer in the national park having numerous flora and more than 375 fauna species, including 31 mammals, 181 birds, three reptiles, nine amphibians, 11 annelids, 17 mollusks and 127 insects. They are protected under the strict guidelines of the Wildlife Protection Act-1972, which is why any sort of hunting is not permitted.

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8 Impressive World Heritage Sites in India to Visit; Nur Sofia; Trip Zilla

India – Great Himalayan National Park Conservation Area

Let these 8 spectacular World Heritage Sites in India leave you breathless.

Truth is, India is more than just authentic mouth-watering curries, intricate traditional saris, colourful Bollywood films and nail-biting cricket matches. In fact, India is also the birthplace of Buddhism and Hinduism, and is home to the Taj Mahal, the world’s extraordinary “Monument of Love”. Delve deeper into this land brimming with picturesque landscapes, and you’ll discover a rich tapestry of history, dynamic cultures and world-renowned heritage sites.

Speaking of which, here are eight of them that you simply must explore on your next great Indian adventure! Skip that Hyderabad mutton biryani for now… and take a glimpse into the very heart of India’s soul.

1. Great Himalayan National Park, Himachal Pradesh

Yes, an entire national park can be designated a UNESCO World Heritage site!

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Snow Leopards in India: Here are 5 National Parks in India Where You Can Spot the Rare Mountain Cat; Anoop Menon; India.com

India – Great Himalayan National Park Conservation Area

The majestic and rare snow leopard has been removed from the endangered list, marking a massive milestone in conservation efforts. To celebrate this occasion, we look at 5 national parks in India where you can see snow leopards.

It’s official: the beautiful and majestic snow leopard is no longer endangered according to the Red List maintained by the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN). The international body, responsible for documenting and classifying the conservation status of all flora and fauna, reclassified the snow leopard after 45 years. From endangered, the large mountain cat has been brought down to vulnerable status. In simpler terms, the risk of fewer prey and poachers is less now for the snow leopard, though it still looms.

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