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Mumbai, December: The National Centre for Biological Sciences in Bangalore offers a Masters in Conservation and Wildlife Biology. Sixteen of the students from the latest batch, including one from Nepal and another from Bangladesh, attended the field course on human wildlife relationships. Mumbai has been an interesting site to visit as it used to be […]
Mumbai, 7th December 2018: Imran Siddiqui of the Wildlife Conservation Society – India has been honoured with the prestigious Sanctuary Wildlife Service Award 2018. Imran Siddiqui has come a long way from raising and selling poultry to fund his wildlife obsession. He is now on the Telangana State Board for Wildlife and works as an […]
December 1, Bengaluru: Prasad Natarajan, the winner of WCS-India Wildlife Week Conservation Images Contest, was felicitated at the WCS office in Bangalore where he met and interacted with some of the staff and scientists. Prasad is a wildlife photographer and artist who has travelled extensively through the country, capturing wildlife with his lens and easel. […]
Nagarahole, 14 November: The Karnataka Forest Department has honoured WCS-India staff Lokesh K S by giving him a Certificate of Appreciation for his exemplary work in co-operating with the department to rehabilitate more than 100 tribal families from Kallala Wildlife Range of Rajeev Gandhi National Park (Nagarahole) to Masthigudi in HD Kote. His role in […]
Hyderabad, 28th November: The WCS-India team had a productive meeting with the Telangana Forest Department officials today. The team strategised ways to collaboratively combat trafficking in the state by building capacity through workshops employing simulation trainings to detect, investigate and successfully prosecute wildlife criminals.
November 12-16, 2018: IFS officers from across the country arrived in Bangalore and proceeded to the River Tern Jungle Lodges near Bhadra Tiger Reserve. They were here to participate in “One-week compulsory training on voluntary relocation for Tiger Reserves” jointly organised by WCS-India and the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEFCC). The participants […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 the problems […]
WCS – India team gathered at the Bengaluru head office to welcome the new staff.