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  Bangalore, Oct 15-17: This is no rocket science but the rigours of wildlife science methodology are no less. This was evident during the three-day training session on ‘Animal Population Monitoring’ conducted for WCS-India field staff at the office premises in Bangalore. The training for a dozen staff from Bangalore and Hyderabad was conducted by […]

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Bengaluru, 13th October: The public defense of thesis of the graduating cohort (2016-18) of MSc Wildlife Biology and Conservation Program took place on 12th and 13th of October at the National Centre for Biological Sciences (NCBS), Bangalore. Following topics were presented: Distribution and abundance of two sympatric species of ungulates in the Tost, Tosonbumba Nature […]

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A big thanks to all of you who participated in our contest. We salute your concern and interest for wildlife conservation and wish you all the best. All the entries are praise-worthy and highlight various challenges facing wildlife conservation in the country. From roadkill to development pressures, conflict to poaching, the images and stories capture well the […]

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WCS – India team gathered in the Bengaluru head office for welcoming the new staff to WCS family.  

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Kochi, Oct 7: Household materials like utensils, blankets, soaps, sanitary napkins, footwear, sleeping mats, etc were distributed among the affected families in Kerala by the forest department staff. Staff at WCS-India headquarters in Bangalore pitched in and collected material that was handed over to the Kerala Forest Department which is helping families recoup from the disaster. Country […]

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Bengaluru, Oct 1: Venu Parameshwar took over as the new Finance Director of WCS-India. He is a highly experienced professional with over three decades of experience in leading financial institutions and manufacturing companies. An MBA from IIM Ahmedabad and a Chartered Accountant, Venu has previously worked in the banking sector with Citigroup in India, UK, […]

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Bangalore, Sept 25: The lion-tailed macaque is an indicator species whose presence indicates that 400 kinds of plants flourish in the area. The bamboo grows 60-70 feet every month. And the tiger needs around 52 average-sized prey animals in a year. Around 250 high school students of Trio World School, Sahakar Nagar were transported to the world […]

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Joida, September 10: WCS – India staff Jayanand Derekar was felicitated for his PhD and overall achievement on Teacher’s Day event at Kunbi Bhavan, Joida. The programme was organised by the Department of Public Education, Zilla Panchayat Uttara Kannada district, and Block Education Office Joida Taluk  Joida. Mr P. V. Desai, retired headmaster,  Govt Sri Ram […]

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      Bangalore, September 4: Students of the MSc program in Wildlife Biology and Conservation, offered by the NCBS in partnership with WCS-India, visited the WCS-India office and interacted with Country Director Prakriti Srivastava and other senior research and conservation staff. They were given an introduction into the work done by WCS-India across the […]

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Chennai, September 4: The recent floods in Kerala have displaced more than a million people, and resulted in almost 400 deaths within two weeks. These floods have also severely impacted the livelihoods of people in Kerala, where landslides have cut off villages and resulted in loss of employment for the people. WCS-India will work with […]

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