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Web-Workshop on ‘Countering Wildlife Trafficking’ for CBIC officials at NACIN-Shillong

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Web-Workshop on ‘Countering Wildlife Trafficking’ for CBIC officials at NACIN-Shillong
(August 27, 2020) On 27th August, WCS-India conducted a web-workshop on ‘Countering Wildlife Trafficking’ for newly recruited officers of National Academy of Customs, Indirect Taxes & Narcotics (NACIN)-Shillong. The web-workshop saw participation from 30 Customs Officers. Topics covered included Introduction to Wildlife Trafficking and the Role of Customs Department, Identification of Species (Native and Exotic) and Powers and Procedures under the Custom Act. These modules were delivered by resour...

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Webinar: Investigative Wildlife Trafficking & Conservation Reporting

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Webinar: Investigative Wildlife Trafficking & Conservation Reporting
(August 25, 2020) Wildlife Conservation Society-India, in collaboration with Oxpeckers Investigative Environmental Journalism &  Earth Journalism Network, organized the ‘Investigative Wildlife Trafficking & Conservation Reporting’ Webinar on August 20th (3:00-4:30PM), targeted towards regional environmental journalists working in India and Southeast Asia. Webinar Details:Date | Time: August 20, 2020 | 3:00 - 4:30 PMOrganizers: Oxpeckers Investigative Environmental Journalism, Earth J...

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Counter Wildlife Trafficking online workshops with Assam Judiciary and online capacity building webinars with Forest Departments in Meghalaya and Kerala

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Counter Wildlife Trafficking online workshops with Assam Judiciary and online capacity building webinars with Forest Departments in Meghalaya and Kerala
(August 21, 2020) On 5th July 2020, WCS-India organized a webinar for district court judges from Assam entitled 'Solutions to common issues in implementation of the Wild Life (Protection) Act, 1972'. The webinar was attended by 38 participants from the judiciary and addressed common challenges faced by enforcement agencies in ensuring prosecution of wildlife criminals. Resource persons included a Senior Judge from the Guwahati High Court, Advocate General of Assam and senior officers from Police, Forest Departmen...

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WCS-India Marine Program and Coastal Impact enter into an MoU

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WCS-India Marine Program and Coastal Impact enter into an MoU
(August 10, 2020) WCS-India Marine Program partner with Coastal Impact by signing a Memorandum of Understanding to jointly initiate activities towards marine conservation in India.WCS-India Marine team with Founding Trustee of Coastal Impact - Mr. Venkatesh CharlooCoastal Impact is a non-governmental organization based out of Goa, India working on studying and monitoring India’s marine ecosystems, support awareness, outreach, research, and conservation actions and also, help build interest and engagement am...

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WCS-India Staff Come Together to Distribute Relief Materials to Communities During Lockdown

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(May 13, 2020) During the COVID-19 lockdown, WCS-India staff came together to contribute personal funds towards the procurement and distribution of relief materials for communities they work with on the ground.WCS-India staff efforts also saw 185 families of Masthigudi and 60 families of Sollepura relocation center in Nagarahole receive more than 250 kits on April 26 at a time when essential items have been hard to come by.Field teams distributing relief materials in NagaraholeFunds were mobilized through staf...

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WCS-India Partners with Sathya Sai Seva Trust to Distribute Relief Materials in Sollepura

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(May 11, 2020) WCS-India's COVID-19 relief work is ongoing in our Sollepura relocation center. We partnered with Sathya Sai Seva Trust, Mysore in order to distribute relief materials to 75 families in the Sollepura relocation center on May 9.Distribution of relief material in Sollepura relocation centerThe relief materials included food items, soaps, washing soaps and masks.Distribution of relief material in Sollepura relocation center"My sincere thanks to WCS-India team for their generous contribution towards...

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WCS-India Efforts Towards COVID-19 Relief Work Continue in Kawal

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(May 08, 2020) WCS-India's efforts towards providing COVID-19 relief materials for forest communities continues with the distribution of relief material and sensitization of communities in Kawal.Distribution of masks in KawalThe WCS team has started distributing 750 masks, covering three villages – Mysempet-Gondiguda, Mysempet-Naikapoduguda, and Rampur. Before the masks are distributed, a 45-minute interactive awareness session is conducted on symptoms of COVID-19, how masks can help, social-distancing, ...

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Namdapha Tiger Reserve, NTCA and WCS-India organize workshop for field officials in Arunachal Pradesh

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Namdapha Tiger Reserve, NTCA and WCS-India organize workshop for field officials in Arunachal Pradesh
(March 03, 2020) February 19, 2020: The Namdapha Tiger Reserve of Arunachal Pradesh, National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA), Regional Office, Guwahati, and WCS-India conducted a training module for field personnel on wildlife law enforcement and combating wildlife trafficking at the headquarters of the Namdapha Tiger Reserve, Arunachal Pradesh from Feb 19 to 21. Two researchers from Wildlife Institute of India, Dehradun (WII) were also invited to train field staff on the use of patrol software MSTrIPES dev...

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Attempts to give the bustard species a flying start

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Attempts to give the bustard species a flying start
(February 28, 2020) The Great Indian Bustard has long been Critically Endangered, having disappeared from 90% of its former range in India. A Ministry of Environment report prepared by the Wildlife Institute of India (WII) estimated a 75% reduction in population in the last 30 years. The largest remaining population is found in the Thar Desert in Rajasthan. Conservation efforts have intensified in the recent past, yet significant threats to the bird’s survival remain. The panel on ‘The Final Flight...

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Forest Range Officers in TN attend a full-fledged workshop on countering illegal wildlife trade

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Forest Range Officers in TN attend a full-fledged workshop on countering illegal wildlife trade
(February 28, 2020) February 25, Coimbatore: The Tamil Nadu Forest Academy (TNFA), the Tamil Nadu Forest Department and WCS-India organized a two-day workshop from February 25-26 aimed at building capacity of Forest Range Officers to detect wildlife contraband and improve investigation to ultimately facilitate higher conviction rates. As many as 28 Forest Range Officers from across the state attended the training arranged on the TNFA premises in Coimbatore. Forest Range Officers in TN attend a training on ille...

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