Shreya is a science and environmental writer based in India. A former wildlife researcher, she writes about animals, conservation, biology, people, and places. Her work has appeared in BBC Earth, New Scientist, Ensia, The Scientist, the Guardian, and others. She lives in Bangalore with her husband and cat.
Researchers have found that, in all, chytrid fungus-linked deaths have contributed to the decline of at least 501 amphibian species.
Eucalyptus plantations in southern India that were abandoned and left to recover for nearly 40 years are still far from resembling the primary forest surrounding them.
A Sri Lankan research team used a series of interviews over a four-year period to create a country-wide distribution map of the endangered species.
It's taken a long time, conservationists say, partly because of complicated land ownership issues.
A new study found that, during drought conditions, increased termite activity led to considerably higher leaf litter decomposition, increased soil moisture, and greater diversity in soil nutrient distribution.
A new analysis finds that, between February of 2012 and July of 2018, a total of 1,367 cheetahs were offered on sale through 906 posts on social media.
A new study warns that most primates in the second-most primate-rich country in Asia could be wiped out by the end of the century.
A new report finds that scientists described 381 new species of wildlife from the Amazon in peer-reviewed scientific journals between January of 2014 and December of 2015. Some, however, are already on the brink of extinction.
In just four weeks in May and June of 2017 nearly 10,000 ivory items were sold on Yahoo Auction, one of Japan's largest e-commerce platforms.
In 2005, conservationists launched a plan to establish rhino populations in seven parks in Assam state. It proved to be an even bigger challenge than expected.
The stockpile included parts from 48 species, including 67 tiger skins, 357 rhino horns, and two sacks of pangolin scales.