Tag : forest department

7 months ago 0
Posted in: From WCS-India

December 6, 2019: Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS–India) in collaboration with the Tripura Forest Department organized a two-day long capacity building workshop from December 4. As many as 65 officers and frontline staff of Tripura Forest Department, Border Security Force, Central Industry Security Forces, Railway Protection Force, Airport Authority of India-Tripura and Tripura Police attended the […]

9 months, 3 weeks ago 9
Posted in: Blog

Saviour of Mumbai’s mangroves and a passionate conservationist, N. Vasudevan is all for tackling new-age marine conservation issues using multiple approaches. Written by Anisha Iyer People often tend to think of mangroves as “wastelands” as very few know how valuable these forests are to the planet. Mangroves are ecosystems that have a massive impact on […]

1 year, 6 months ago 0
Posted in: From WCS-India

Chambal, Dec 19: The TSA/WCS India Turtle Conservation Project Team is currently experiencing ‘empty nest syndrome’ after releasing 100 Red Crowned Roofed turtle (Batagur kachuga) hatchlings into the Chambal River Sanctuary as part of an annual conservation project. Once widespread across the Gangetic river system, this Critically Endangered species is now restricted to an ever […]

1 year, 8 months ago 0
Posted in: Blog, WCS India Blog

Written by Meghana Sanka C Rajendran grew up right next to a forest in Mithirmala, a small village in Trivandrum, Kerala. After graduating in Mathematics, he taught the subject for 5 years at a tutorial college. Following his teaching stint, he was posted briefly as a Village Extension Officer in the Rural Development Department. A […]

1 year, 11 months ago 1
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Humans and wildlife live in close confines, leading to negative outcomes. Ongoing voluntary relocation of people from the sanctuary is a clear win-win solution for both. Written By Jayalakshmi K Rughmini and family are finally ‘out of the woods’. Leaving Chettiyalathur that was home for decades is not easy, but the compulsions had been too […]