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Reforestation Drives In Jhum-Impacted Nagaland

Between May and July 2017, Sanctuary’s Mud on Boots Project Leaders Tsuseki and Limthure Yimchunger conducted three reforestation drives on tracts of land that were burned for jhum cultivation around the Fakim Wildlife Sanctuary, Nagaland.

Global Snow Leopard Summit Held In Kyrgyzstan

The two-day International Snow Leopard Summit and Ecosystem Forum held in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan concluded on August 25, 2017 with the 12 snow leopard range countries signing a declaration that focuses on adopting an integrated approach for the preservation of snow leopard habitats.

Cleanliness Drive Organised At Manda Deer Park

On 4 September 2017, the Srinagar-based Wildlife Conservation Fund (WCF) organised a cleanliness drive in collaboration with the Department of Wildlife Protection (DWLP) at Manda Deer Park, Jammu, under the supervision of Mrs. Anuradha Gupta, Scientist, State Pollution Control Board, (SPCB).

Tiger Killed By Train In Katarniaghat Wildlife Sanctuary

Another tiger fell victim to the railway line running through Katarniaghat Wildlife Sanctuary on the morning of August 20, 2017.

Pioneering App Raises Funds For Wildlife In Africa And America

In a one-of-a-kind competition launched on 21 August turns everyone with a smartphone into a wildlife photographer wherever they are. Adding ferocious fun to funding conservation the app gives players a chance to win a safari to Africa.Safari Central, an app by gaming group internet of elephants, uses data from animal protection organisations to create augmented reality (AR) versions of real animals including elephants,…

WTI Monitors 200 Days Of Migratory Movement Of Whale Sharks

The migratory path of a female whale shark that had been satellite-tagged off the Saurashtra coast in December 2016 under the Whale Shark Conservation Project – run by Wildlife Trust of India (WTI) and the Gujarat Forest Department with support from Tata Chemicals Ltd – has now been monitored via satellite for over 200 days. This is the first and longest migratory movement of whale sharks ever recorded from the…

Humane Society International Launches Tip Line To Report Illegal Electric Fencing In Kerala

On the occasion of world elephant day, in the wake of frequent deaths of wild elephants due to electrocution from electric fences, the most recent being in Munnar, Humane Society International, India has launched a tip-line to report information on illegal high voltage (220V) electric fencing.

UK Is The Largest Supplier To The World’s Ivory Markets

New analysis by the London-based Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA) has revealed that the UK is the world’s largest exporter of legal ivory – and the largest exporter of legal ivory to Hong Kong and China.

Mud On Boots Project Leader Nominated For Documentary Award

Anoko Mega, project leader under Sanctuary’s Mud on Boots project has been nominated  for documentary award under the ‘amateur’ category of the 9th Centre for Media Studies ‘VATAVARAN’ international environment and wildlife film festival and forum. His eight minute long documentary showcases the expansive biodiversity at the Mehao Wildlife Sanctuary in Arunachal Pradesh.

The Flood-Hit Land Of Kaziranga

The marooned wild animals of Kaziranga National Park have been struggling in search of highlands as 80 per cent of the park land was submerged in the first spate of floods that hit Assam last week.