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India is hosting the Thirteenth Session of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals (CoP13 India) at Gandhinagar, Gujarat between the 15th and 22nd February 2020. The theme of this meeting is “Migratory species connect the planet and together we welcome them home”. WCS-India is organizing four […]

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Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS)-India, in collaboration with Wildlife Crime Control Bureau (WCCB), Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Government of India, National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA), and TRAFFIC – India, organised a side event titled ‘Control of Illegal Trade in Wildlife Including Migratory Species’ at CMS-CoP13 at Gandhinagar, Gujarat on Wednesday. Speaking at the […]

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Nagaland Forest Department, Nagaland State Biodiversity Board (NSBB) and the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS)-India jointly organized a three-day long awareness campaign for conservation of forest and wildlife between February 11 and February 13 across various districts in Nagaland. The event was aimed at mitigating human animal conflict and wildlife crime, conserving biodiversity, and advocating community […]

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11 February 2020, Bengaluru: Susan Lieberman, vice-president, International Policy, Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS), Alfred DeGemmis, senior manager, International Policy, WCS and Arnaud Goessens, senior manager, EU policy, WCS visited the WCS-India office in Bengaluru on February 10. The day-long meeting involved Prakriti Srivastava, Director WCS-India, and WCS-India staff, briefing the visiting team on the current […]

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ICAR-Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute (CMFRI) organized a ‘Consultative workshop on threatened and protected elasmobranchs of India: Conservation needs and policy needs’ between the 4th and 6th of February, 2020, at Kochi, India.   This workshop was attended by representatives of Governmental Organisations, including Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute (CMFRI), Zoological Society of India (ZSI) […]

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Turtle Survival Alliance (TSA), India, a field project of Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS)-India, celebrated World Wetlands Day on February 2 by setting up exhibition stalls, participating in nature walks and engaging in talks at various state-level events organized by forest departments.   TSA participated in the state level function organized by the Uttar Pradesh Forest […]

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On the occasion of World Wetlands Day (February 2), Zoological Survey of India (ZSI) and East Kolkata Wetland Management Authority (EKWMA) published a book titled ‘Pictorial Guide to Amphibians, Reptiles & Mammals of East Kolkata Wetlands’. The guide contains descriptions, details and color photos of commonly seen mammals, reptiles and amphibians in the said wetland […]

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Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS)-India in collaboration with Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB), Lalpool, conducted a one-day training program to provide the participants insights into wildlife trafficking issues and its enforcement. The training began with an inaugural session, where Commandment Rohit Ashwa welcomed the WCS team as well as the participants of the workshop who came from […]

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January 27-28, 2020: The Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS)-India, in association with Assam Forest Department, conducted a two-day capacity building workshop to combat wildlife trafficking on the 27th and 28th of January, 2020. The workshop, held at Hotel Nakshatra, Guwahati, was attended by 25 forest officers. The workshop began with a technical session by Gargi Sharma, deputy […]

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January 22, 2020: WCS- India’s Marine Conservation Program and Reef Watch Marine Conservation will soon be entering into a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for future collaborative efforts towards marine conservation. Reef Watch Marine Conservation is a non-profit organization involved in research, education and outreach activities since 1993. The decision to do so was finalized in […]

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