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Our preliminary comments on the Wild Life (Protection) Amendment Bill, 2021

We have put together preliminary comments and recommendations on the Wild Life (Protection) Amendment Bill, 2021 tabled before the Rajya Sabha recently to amend the Wild Life (Protection) Act 1972.

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Human Wildlife Interactions

Today human-wildlife conflict is an issue that has gained a lot of importance globally and nationally. While it negatively affects both humans and wildlife, many of the latter are endangered and threatened. 

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Angria Bank

Angria Bank is a shallow sunken atoll situated 105 km off the coast of Maharashtra. The region supports a rich diversity of corals, algae, fish and marine megafauna, and therefore serves as an ideal site at which to initiate our efforts.

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Counter Wildlife Trafficking

Counter Wildlife Trafficking program aims to build capacity among mandated agencies to detect, identify, investigate, arrest, prosecute, and convict criminal organizations that perpetrate wildlife trafficking. 

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September 6, 2022

Researchers conduct a comprehensive assessment of scientific research on carnivores over seven decades since India’s independence

A new study by scientists from 11 academic and conservation institutions presents a detailed account...
August 23, 2022

A conversation with Akshay Mandavkar: From the environment beat to Kathak, and everything in between

Media portrayal of wildlife and environmental issues are greatly responsible for shaping public perc...

Huliyappa – The Deified Tiger

Our relentless pursuit of stories exploring human-wildlife relationships recently took us to Yellapura in the Uttara Kannada district of Karnataka. This film introduces you to Huliyappa, the deified tiger with whose worship begins Deepavali, the Festival of Lights. We are deeply grateful for everyone who participated in this film and gave us permission to understand their relationship with the tiger.

So… meet Huliyappa!

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In the news

September 30, 2022

WCS-India: CWT Newsletter (August 2022)

Counter Wildlife Trafficking Newsletter August 2022 In Focus Multiple seizures involv...
September 22, 2022

Conservation Bulletin - Week 38

India gets its first Dugong Conservation Reserve in Tamil Nadu | The Hindu 448 sq km of coast...

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