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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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February 15, 2021

Involving Local Communities in Our Eastern Ghats and Telangana Programme

MEET OUR STAFF: KUMARASWAMYKumaraswamy, Community Relation Officer of our Eastern Ghats & Telang...
February 12, 2021

ಮಾನವ-ವನ್ಯಜೀವಿ ಸಂಘರ್ಷವನ್ನು ಸರಿಯಾಗಿ ವ್ಯಾಖ್ಯಾನಿಸಿದ್ದೇವಾ?

(ಮಾನವ-ವನ್ಯಜೇವಿ ಸಂಘರ್ಷದ ಬಗ್ಗೆ ಎರಡು ದಶಕಕ್ಕೂ ಮೀರಿದ ಸಂಶೋಧನೆ ನಡೆಸಿರುವ, ಅಧ್ಯಯನ ಮುಂದುವರೆಸಿರುವ ವನ್ಯಜೀವಿ ವಿಜ್...

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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February 18, 2021

Capacity Building of Grassroot Volunteers for Conservation in Great Indian Bustard Landscape in Jaisalmer

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February 17, 2021

WCS-India: CWT Newsletter (January 2021)

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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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