Climate change has affected people world over, and those at the bottom of the economic ladder feel the maximum brunt of global warming. Dhangars are a herding caste of people from Indian state of Maharashtra. They wander looking for water and greener pastures for their animals and themselves. Rising mercury levels and shifting weather patterns pose a threat to the their existence. This is the story of Dhangars, chasing a monsoon in India.
A frightened leopard bites a man on the behind after being cornered in the west Indian village of Ballarpur, Maharashtra. The animal was reportedly captured by the forest department and subsequently released into the wild. The incident comes amid a rash of human encounters with Leopards, both in Chandrapur and elsewhere in India, according to NDTV. Indian Leopard habitat is under threat from expanding agricultural land-use and the species is about to be listed is ‘vulnerable’.