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November 11, 2019: The IFS officers training course “One-week compulsory training on voluntary relocation from Tiger Reserves” was conducted in Bhadra Tiger Reserve landscape from 11th to 15th November, 2019. The workshop is being organized by the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEFCC), WCS-India, and supported by Wildcat-C and WildCane. Twenty-one IFS officers from […]

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November 9, 2019: WCS-India staff volunteered at an urban planting event hosted by one of our collaborators on Saturday. Tree planting in cities creates green spaces that are recreational and beneficial to the well-being of city dwellers. When such plantation efforts carefully select native tree species, ensure aftercare for the survival of these trees, and […]

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8th November 2019: Prakriti Srivastava, Country Director, WCS-India was invited as a speaker at the Annual Summit on Anti-Money Laundering organized by Fintelekt to draw the attention of the financial sector towards the close links between wildlife trafficking and money laundering. The Prevention of Money Laundering Act, 2002 lists wildlife trade as a predicate offence, […]

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5th November 2019: Following productive discussions with Dr. Rohan Arthur (Founding Trustee, Senior Scientist, Nature Conservation Foundation) and Dr. Teresa Alcoverro (Adjunct Faculty, Nature Conservation Foundation) on the 31st of July, 2019, WCS-India signs a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Oceans and Coasts Program of the Nature Conservation Foundation (OCP-NCF). The purpose of the […]

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Big cat biologist Dr. Luke Hunter, the Executive Director of the Big Cats Program at Wildlife Conservation Society visited Nagarahole, Bandipur, and Wayanad during his visit to India. Further, Ms. Prakriti Srivastava, Director WCS-India, and WCS-India staff briefed him on the current projects and the importance of consolidating habitats in the Western and Eastern Ghats through […]

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October 31 2019: Following fruitful discussions with Dr. Sivakumar (Scientist F, Department of Endangered Species Management, Wildlife Institute of India) on the 19th of October 2019, WCS-India signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Wildlife Institute of India (WII). The purpose of the MoU is to facilitate collaborative work between WCS-India and WII to […]

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October 25, 2018: Big cat biologist and the Executive Director, Big Cats Program at the Wildlife Conservation Society, Luke Hunter met with Daasi, the “Super Farmer” and Basappa at the WCS-India head office in Bangalore. Daasi and Basappa were the beneficiaries who relocated from Nagarahole National Park, over 10 years ago. Daasi also got to […]

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The second module of the training workshop regarding Capacity-Building of Officers and Staff of Kerala Forest Department Involved in Wildlife Monitoring in Collaboration with Wildlife Conservation Society – India was held at the WCS-India Bengaluru office on 21, 22 and 23 of October 2019.     Seven Wildlife Assistants (from Munnar Wildlife Division, Wayanad WLS, […]

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October 19, 2019: Dr. K. Sivakumar (Scientist F, Department of Endangered Species Management, Wildlife Institute of India) met with the  WCS-India representatives, 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) at the WCS-India head office in […]

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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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