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Turtle Survival Alliance (TSA), India, a field project of Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS)-India, celebrated World Wetlands Day on February 2 by setting up exhibition stalls, participating in nature walks and engaging in talks at various state-level events organized by forest departments.   TSA participated in the state level function organized by the Uttar Pradesh Forest […]

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On the occasion of World Wetlands Day (February 2), Zoological Survey of India (ZSI) and East Kolkata Wetland Management Authority (EKWMA) published a book titled ‘Pictorial Guide to Amphibians, Reptiles & Mammals of East Kolkata Wetlands’. The guide contains descriptions, details and color photos of commonly seen mammals, reptiles and amphibians in the said wetland […]

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Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS)-India in collaboration with Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB), Lalpool, conducted a one-day training program to provide the participants insights into wildlife trafficking issues and its enforcement. The training began with an inaugural session, where Commandment Rohit Ashwa welcomed the WCS team as well as the participants of the workshop who came from […]

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January 27-28, 2020: The Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS)-India, in association with Assam Forest Department, conducted a two-day capacity building workshop to combat wildlife trafficking on the 27th and 28th of January, 2020. The workshop, held at Hotel Nakshatra, Guwahati, was attended by 25 forest officers. The workshop began with a technical session by Gargi Sharma, deputy […]

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January 22, 2020: WCS- India’s Marine Conservation Program and Reef Watch Marine Conservation will soon be entering into a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for future collaborative efforts towards marine conservation. Reef Watch Marine Conservation is a non-profit organization involved in research, education and outreach activities since 1993. The decision to do so was finalized in […]

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January 21-23, 2020: Parikrma Humanity Foundation conducted the Parikrma Festival of Science (PFOS) 2020 themed ‘Marine Life Into The Deep’ at Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Applied Science and Research (JNCASR), Bengaluru. The aim of the three-day festival was to introduce children from different age groups to the world of marine biology. In addition to piquing […]

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IFS officers from across the country participated in “One-week compulsory training on voluntary relocation from Tiger Reserves” jointly organised by the Ministry of Environment, Forest & Climate Change (MoEFCC) and WCS-India with the support from WildCAT-C & WildCANE from November 11th to 15th, 2019.Vijay Salimath, Conservator of Forests, (Head Quarters), Aranya Bhavan, Bangalore, talks about […]

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24 January 2020: Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS)-India in collaboration with West Bengal Forest Department organized a two-day capacity building workshop for forest officials on January 22 and January 23. The workshop was held at Jaldapara National Park, West Bengal, to equip the participants with information on detection, investigation and prosecution of wildlife offences.  The workshop […]

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IFS officers from across the country participated in “One-week compulsory training on voluntary relocation from Tiger Reserves” jointly organised by the Ministry of Environment, Forest & Climate Change (MoEFCC) and WCS-India with the support from WildCAT-C & WildCANE from November 11th to 15th, 2019. T Mohan Raj, DCF, Mukundra Hills Tiger Reserve, Kota, Rajastan, talks about […]

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January 11, 2020: Aarey Conservation Group organized an event called “The Aarey Ecosystem: Impacting the future of Mumbai” at Pragnya Bodhini High School, Mumbai. The event aimed at raising awareness on the fast urbanization of Mumbai, and its effects on the ecosystem. The event had various speakers such as Shwetha Wagh (Urban Conservationist & Associate […]

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