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Conservation Bulletin - Week 51

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(December 23, 2022) In a first, 10 Endangered Asian Giant Tortoise Rewilded In Nagaland’s Protected Forest | India Times Ten captive-bred Asian Giant Tortoises (Manouria emys), the largest tortoise in mainland Asia, were rewilded into Nagaland’s Ntangki National Park in Peren district. The process was undertaken with assistance from the WCS-India's turtle conservation programme - TSA-India. The project will produce the first ever baseline information to develop long-term monitoring and a futu...

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Conservation Bulletin - Week 49

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(December 09, 2022) Rajya Sabha clears Wild Life (Protection) Amendment Bill | The Indian Express The Wild Life (Protection) Amendment Bill, 2022 has been passed in the Rajya Sabha. The bill seeks to strengthen the protection of endangered species and enhance punishment for illegal wildlife trade. According to the statement of objects and reasons of the Bill, it was enacted to enhance the protection of wildlife and ensure the ecological and environmental security of the country through better management of P...

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Conservation Bulletin - Week 48

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(December 02, 2022) First survey on Golden Jackal in Mumbai Metropolitan Region initiated | Deccan Herald ​​The Mangrove and Marine Biodiversity Conservation Foundation & WCS-India will conduct a novel scientific study in the Mumbai Metropolitan Region (MMR). The study will document the presence of golden jackals and other small carnivores in mangrove habitats using sign surveys and camera traps, understand the jackals’ diet and study interactions between jackals, domestic dogs and humans. Nikit Su...

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