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October 19, 2019: A team of WCS – India representatives, including Ms. Prakriti Srivastava, IFS (Country Director), Mr. Avik Banerjee (Project Associate), Ms. Zoya Tyabji (Project Associate), Mr. Karan Deshpande (Project Assistant) and Ms. Paromita Ray (Program Associate), met Dr. K. Sivakumar (Scientist F, Department of Endangered Species Management, Wildlife Institute of India). Ms. Srivastava […]

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Oct 16, 2019: WCS-India conducted a workshop titled, “Art of Making Conservation Work” at the Student Conference on Conservation Science (SCCS) in Bangalore. The objective of the workshop was to explain the nuances and complexities of conservation science. The need for conservation advocacy and reflect on various methods of making conservation work.   There were presentations from […]

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  October 11, 2019: Principal Chief Conservator of Forests (Wildlife) & Chief Wildlife Warden of Kerala Forest Department, Mr. Surendra met with WCS-India team Ms Prakriti Srivastava, IFS (Country Director) along with Mr Venu Parameshwar (Finance Director), Dr Vardhan Patankar (Head, Marine Conservation Program), Mr Avik Banerjee (Project Associate), Ms Zoya Tyabji (Project Associate), Mr. Karan […]

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2nd of October 2019: WCS – India’s marine conservation program team consisting of Dr. Vardhan Patankar, Head, Mr. Avik Banerjee and Ms. Zoya Tyabji, Project Associates, received an opportunity to attend a unique campaign against plastic pollution on board the Fishery Oceanographic Research Vessel (FORV), Sagar Sampada of the Ministry of Earth Sciences (MOES). To […]

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Oct 1, 2019: A delegation of the Wildlife Conservation Society – India (WCS – India) met members of the Centre for Marine Living Resources and Ecology (CMLRE) at the CMLRE headquarters in Kochi. The Head of the Marine Conservation Program, WCS – India, Dr. Vardhan Patankar and Project Associates Mr. Avik Banerjee and Ms. Zoya […]

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Sept 5, 2019: A two-day capacity building workshop was organized by the Wildlife Conservation Society-India with the Wokha Forest Division, Department of Environment, Forests & Climate Change, Nagaland. The training focused on building capacity of 30 frontline personnel including officers from Forest & Police Department, and Dobashis (in-charge of adjudicating on customary law matters). The […]

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  30th August, 2019: The Counter Wildlife Trafficking Team of WCS-India held a discussion with the staff regarding Best Practices to be followed when a wildlife offence is detected. Mridula Vijairaghavan, WCS-India’s Legal Advisor spoke to the staff about importance of the Wild Life (Protection) Act, 1972 and on how to aid enforcement in taking […]

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August 14, 2019: Country Director Ms Prakriti Srivastava visited Mumbai where WCS-India has been involved in long-term work with the Maharashtra Forest Department in order to mitigate human leopard conflict. The visit covered the Sanjay Gandhi National Park (SGNP) which is home to the highest density of leopards reported anywhere in the world. The park […]

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August 8, 2019: WCS-India team including Country Director Ms. Prakriti Srivastava, IFS along with Dr. Vardhan Patankar (Head, Marine Conservation Program), Mr. Avik Banerjee (Project Associate), Ms. Zoya Tyabji (Project Associate), Mr. Karan Deshpande (Project Assistant) and Mr. Dhruv Gangadharan Arvind (Program Assistant) met with delegates of the Dakshin Foundation team – Dr. Naveen Namboothri […]

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31st July 2019: WCS-India team including Ms. Prakriti Srivastava, IFS (Country Director), Mr. Venu Parameshwar (Finance Director), Mr. Praneet Goteti (Chief Development Officer), along with Dr. Vardhan Patankar (Head, Marine Conservation Program), Mr. Avik Banerjee (Project Associate) and Ms. Zoya Tyabji (Project Associate) met with delegates of the Nature Conservation Foundations’ Oceans and Coasts programme […]

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