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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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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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Blog

October 20, 2020

Orchids: Exquisitely Vibrant and Ecologically Vital

We are delighted to bring you the interview of K. S. Shashidhar, former Additional Principal Chief C...
October 15, 2020

The Lesser Known Khaki

The Lesser Known Khaki: IFS Officer Piyusha Jagtap illustrates answers to the most frequently asked ...

Expedition to Angria Bank

This film documents the expedition carried out by the Centre for Marine Living Resources and Ecology (CMLRE), the Mangrove Cell- Maharashtra Forest Department, the Indian Institute of SCUBA Diving and Aquatic Sports (IISDA) and the Wildlife Conservation Society – India (WCS-India) to initiate the process of facilitating the notification of Angria Bank as Marine Protected Area.

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In the news

October 19, 2020

WCS–India meets WII expert to discuss marine conservation in India

Dr. K. Sivakumar (Scientist F, Department of Endangered Species Management, Wildlife Institute of In...
October 19, 2020

WCS–India meets WII expert to discuss marine conservation in India

Dr. K. Sivakumar (Scientist F, Department of Endangered Species Management, Wildlife Institute of In...

Photo Copyrights: Kalyan Varma, Muthanna P M, Prakash Matada, Mahendra Jain, Amith Bangre, Ramki Sreenivasan, Shialendra Singh, Vardhan Patankar, PV Seetaram

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