Statement on Our Code of conduct

We are deeply concerned about the issues that have been brought to our notice and reported in social media regarding instances of misconduct by our staff. We stand in solidarity with all the women who have shared their traumatic experiences of sexual harassment. We at WCS-India have zero tolerance towards all forms of harassment and believe in providing a safe working environment for all staff, and it is our collective aspiration to ensure that our actions align with the highest standards of professionalism and ethical conduct. We are looking into all avenues of action.

Nagaland - Conservation & Livelihoods

India is home to ~70% of the global tiger population present across central India, the Eastern and Western Ghats, the Shivalik and Gangetic plains, as well as the Northeastern hills and Brahmaputra plains.

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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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Marine Program

The WCS-India Marine Program aims to conserve the unique diversity of India’s coastal habitats and seas by working with communities and partner organizations to overcome these challenges through a multidisciplinary approach.

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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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May 27, 2023

Gentle Giants of the Sea: Dr. Elrika D'Souza Dives Deep into Dugong Conservation in India - World Dugong Day

On this special occasion of #WorldDugongDay, we bring you an exclusive interview with Dr. Elrika D'Souza, a renowned marine biologist and passionate advocate for preserving seagrass ecosystems and the remarkable dugongs that inhabit them. Join us as we dive into the captivating world of dugong conservation and learn about the challenges and efforts to protect these gentle giants of the sea. Interview conducted by Advaith Jaikumar.

April 21, 2023

Earth Day: WCS-India Short Story Contest Top Entries

Tracking Tipu: An Encounter - By Dr. Satya Priya SinhaIn the scorching heat of the 1980s, deep withi...

In the news

June 2, 2023

Conservation Bulletin - Week 22 (2023)

  1. Orphaned elephant calves struggle to survive in human-elephant conflicts in Tamil Nadu, India, with many losing their mothers to electrocution or accidents.
  2. A community-based initiative involving the Kadar tribal community successfully restores the dwindling hornbill population in the Western Ghats, India.
  3. Indian Bison, extinct in the Sanjay Tiger Reserve for 25 years, will be reintroduced with the aim of extending the species' family.
  4. A pre-monsoon census is underway in the Mudumalai Tiger Reserve in India to estimate the population of carnivores, prey, and vegetation.
  5. A new species of green tree frog, named the Patkai green tree frog, is discovered in Arunachal Pradesh, India.
  6. A new bat species, Miniopetrus Srinii or Srini's Bent-winged Bat, is discovered in Karnataka, India, and named after a renowned bat biologist.
May 26, 2023

Conservation Bulletin - Week 21 (2023)

As tourism booms in India’s Western Ghats, habitat loss pushes endangered frogs to the edge | ...

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