In association with

You’re receiving this email because you are a DailyGood subscriber.
Trouble Viewing? On a mobile? Just click here. Not interested anymore? Unsubscribe.
DailyGood News That Inspires

February 11, 2022

a project of ServiceSpace

Hargila: A Story of Love & Conservation

One touch of nature makes the whole world kin.

– William Shakespeare –

Hargila: A Story of Love & Conservation

In an age of massive global extinctions, a remarkable wildlife biologist in Indias Northeast shows the life-saving impact of simple, direct local action. When Dr. Purnima Devi Barman decided to dedicate herself to the survival of the Hargila, Assam’s resident greater adjutant crane, the local population in Guwahati was a mere 20 nests. The scruffy, prehistoric bird was detested and routinely killed in Assam, which is home to most of the world’s endangered Hargila population. Her women’s conservation movement, called the Hargila Army, has grown that population to more than 200 nests. Dr. Barman’s work is beautifully captured by photographer Gerrit Vyn and videographer Andy Johnson of the Cornell University Ornithology Lab. The film reveals the awkward beauty of these birds, which may have evolved as far back as 15 million years ago, as well as their present peril. { read more }

Be The Change

What conservation need pulls at your heart that you can devote yourself to in your neighborhood or in the world? Begin now!

COMMENT | RATE Email Twitter FaceBook

Related Good News

Smile Big
Love Freely
Give Back

Big Picture Competition: Celebrating Earth’s Diversity

This is Me at 68: Elders Reflect During Crisis

Translating Meaning Into Life: A Taoist Parable

The Gentle Art of Blessing

Smile Big
Love Freely
Give Back

Humanity’s Wake Up Call

Advice from 100-Year-Olds

Peter Levine and Thomas Huebl: Healing Trauma & Spiritual Growth

Canada’s Caremongering Trend

DailyGood is a volunteer-run initiative that delivers “good news” to 242,606 subscribers. There are many ways to help. To unsubscribe, click here.

Other ServiceSpace projects include:

KindSpring // KarmaTube // Conversations // Awakin // More

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: