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Entries for October 2018

Training for WCS Field Staff

(October 17, 2018) Bangalore: This is no rocket science but the rigours of wildlife science methodology are no less. This was evident during the three-day training session on ‘Animal Population Monitoring’ conducted for WCS-India field staff at the office premises in Bangalore.The training for a dozen staff from Bangalore and Hyderabad was conducted by WCS researchers Devcharan and Killi. They were taken through the basics of population monitoring with specific focus on line transect surveys, capture-r...

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MSc Dissertation Defense

(October 13, 2018) Bengaluru: The public defense of thesis of the graduating cohort (2016-18) of MSc Wildlife Biology and Conservation Program took place on 12th and 13th of October at the National Centre for Biological Sciences (NCBS), Bangalore.Following topics were presented:Distribution and abundance of two sympatric species of ungulates in the Tost, Tosonbumba Nature Reserve, Mongolia by Chagsaaldulam OdonjavkhlanConserving river dolphins in a changing soundscape: acoustic and behavioural responses of Ga...

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Wildlife Week Contest Winners

(October 09, 2018) A big thanks to all of you who participated in our contest. We salute your concern and interest for wildlife conservation and wish you all the best. All the entries are praise-worthy and highlight various challenges facing wildlife conservation in the country. From roadkill to development pressures, conflict to poaching, the images and stories capture the problems facing wildlife. However, based on certain criteria our panel has picked three most 'telling' entries, in both sections.Her...

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Wildlife Week Contest Winners

(October 09, 2018) A big thanks to all of you who participated in our contest. We salute your concern and interest for wildlife conservation and wish you all the best. All the entries are praise-worthy and highlight various challenges facing wildlife conservation in the country. From roadkill to development pressures, conflict to poaching, the images and stories capture the problems facing wildlife. However, based on certain criteria our panel has picked three most 'telling' entries, in both sections.Her...

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WCS-India Contributes to Kerala Flood Relief Assistance

(October 07, 2018) (Clockwise from top left) : Assistant Conservator of Forest Mr. Anaz MA and DFO Flying Squad, Mr. Raju Francis from the Kerala Forest Department receiving flood relief material from WCS-India staff, research assistants M N Santosh and Shivkumar. Distribution of the flood relief material among the flood-affected people.Kochi, Oct 7: Household materials like utensils, blankets, soaps, sanitary napkins, footwear, sleeping mats, etc were distributed among the affected families in Kerala by the fores...

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