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She Convinced a Community to Love a 'Bad Omen'

She Convinced a Community to Love a 'Bad Omen'

Mar 19, 2021-- Leptoptilos dubius is the name of a gangly stork, "Once close to extinction, the bird has rebounded in biologist Purnima Devi Barman's home state of Assam in northeastern India. And that success, according to widespread consensus, is primarily because of Barman, who has single-handedly transformed the species from a reviled nuisance to a beloved cohabitant among a surprisingly broad cross-section of people." Learn more about Burman's innovative work that has created new jobs, and rescued an endangered species. (4018 reads)


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