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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

November 24, 2020

Bringing Generations Together for GIB Conservation

By Anil Kumar Nair The critically endangered great Indian bustard (GIB) in Jaisalmer is distrib...
November 18, 2020

Waghoba: When the Guardian of the Forest is Seen in the City

It was late in the night, and I was busy comparing pictures of leopards on my laptop. Leopards have ...

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

November 30, 2020

The New 'Superstar Farmer'

Voluntarily relocated tribal man, Vijaya, was honoured as a 'Superstar Farmer' by the Kannada newspa...
November 28, 2020

Making local communities a part of our GIB conservation project: Nimba Livestock Camp, 27 November 2020

Continuing our efforts in fostering partnerships with communities for Great Indian Bustard (GIB) con...

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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