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April 23, Bangalore: A film screening was held at WCS-India head office in Bangalore. The film, Wilderness Rekindled: Partnering Nagaland’s Conservation Movement is made by WCS-India staff Pragyan Sharma and it showcases the work done by the team led by WCS-India scientists Dr. Varun Goswami and Dr. Divya Vasudev. The film, based on a project that started over […]

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April 17, 2019: The WCS-India team led by Country Director Prakriti Srivastava, IFS met with  Mr. Suresh Kumar, Commandant (Training and Establishment), Border Security Force, Guwahati along with the rest of the Combating Wildlife Trafficking team members Ms. Sahila Kudalkar and Mr. Arijit Ghosh. Mr. Kumar and Ms. Srivastava discussed ways to build capacity by training […]

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April 15, 2019: The WCS-India team led by Country Director Prakriti Srivastava, IFS along with Program Manager, Combating Wildlife Trafficking Ms. Sahila Kudalkar and Research Associate Mr. Aristo Mendis met with the Chief Wildlife Warden Mr. S.P. Tripathi, IFS along with the Additional PCCF Mr. M.M Ngullie (Territorial), IFS, Wildlife Warden Tokaho Kinimi, IFS, and […]

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April 12, 2019: The Turtle Survival Alliance India, a close partner of WCS-India, has been doing some amazing work across the Gangetic landscape in Uttar Pradesh and has recently begun to expand activities in parts of the north-east also. WCS-India Country Director Prakriti Srivastava who visited some of the sites with the project team was […]

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April 5, 2019, Bengaluru: A team of scholars from Manipal University, Dr.Shyamala Hande, Mr Ranajit Das and Ms.Mohini Gupta, visited WCS-India office and met with the team leaders and learned about some of the ongoing work. The team were introduced to some of the focal areas of conservation undertaken by the organisation. The visit saw […]

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30th March 2019, Bengaluru: Principal Chief Conservator of forests and Chief Wildlife Warden, Kerala Mr. Surendrakumar visited the WCS-India office and interacted with Country Director Prakriti Srivastava and other senior staff. He was appreciative of the work done by the organisation across the spectrum of work including combatting wildlife trafficking, voluntary relocation, new initiatives around […]

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  Feb 15-17, Hyderabad: The M.Sc students of Wildlife Biology and Conservation from NCBS recently visited the Amrabad Tiger Reserve in Telangana as part of field studies. They learnt about the ecology of the landscape from research scholars Sachin Sridhara and Shashank Ongole. How trees adapt to the heat, the various possible techniques, methods to […]

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Wayanad, 10 March 2019: A MoU was signed between WCS-India and the Forest Development Agency – Sulthan Batheri, Kerala to support Forest Department in eradication work of the invasive plant species Senna spectabilis from the Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary. This will be done as per the guidelines of the Kerala Forest Research Institute (KFRI) by employing […]

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Hyderabad Tiger Conservation Society, WCS-India, and Annapurna International School of Film & Media bring to you The Jackson Hole Wildlife Film Festival On Tour: Hyderabad. The Festival will be organised on the 8th, 9th and 10th of March, 2019 at the Shiva Preview Theatre, Annapurna Studios. All the films being projected over the three days are […]

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6th March 2019, Jharkhand: A two-day training was conducted by WCS-India at Jharkhand State Forest Training Institute, Mahilong. This training focuses on building capacity of forest officers to understand the scale of wildlife trade, impacts of wildlife trafficking, protocols to be followed during investigation, search and seizure, powers entrusted to the forest officers under India’s […]

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