Tag : marine conservation

6 days, 16 hours ago 1
Posted in: Blog

By Moon Bhandari Virendra Tiwari, a dynamic officer from the Indian Forest Service (1990 batch), took the baton of running the Mangrove Cell as Additional Principal Chief Conservator of Forests and an ex-officio Executive Director of the Mangrove Foundation. In this interview with Moon Bhandari, WCS-India, he talks about encountering a myriad of forestry subjects […]

4 months, 2 weeks ago 1
Posted in: Blog

Sharks are one of the most threatened groups of marine fishes today. In India, 152 species of sharks and rays have been recorded, furthermore, there is an addition of new species every year. Today India is the third-largest exporter of sharks in the world and the shark populations continue to dwindle in our waters due […]

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 […]