This section provides a list of Government Departments and NGOs working in the conservation arena across the country.

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SANE - Society For Andaman & Nicobar Ecology

Contact: Samir Acharya/B. Dutta RoyAddress: P.O. Box 63, Port Blair - 744 101. Andaman & Nicobar IslandsTelephone: 03192-220929 / 234624Fax: 03192-221909 / 221281Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

SANE's activities revolve around soil conservation, environmental awareness, tribal development and social forestry. The organisation believes that environmental awareness acts as a 'watchdog' of environmental integrity and is working towards setting up a natural history museum at Port Blair in addition to conducting various conservation projects, workshops and seminars to impart information on the island's environment to its inhabitants.

ANET - Andaman and Nicobar Environmental Team

Contact: Mr. Harry V. AndrewsAddress: Centre for Island Ecology, P.O. Post Bag-1, Junglighat, Port Blair - 744 103.Telephone: 03192-32838

ANET is a non-profit, rural oriented organisation aimed to through scientific research, studies and surveys, popularise tree plantation and watershed appreciation among public. To introduce the concept of biodiversity at grassroot level through watershed protection; to establish a database to formulate island conservation and development strategy; to establish gene pools of rare and endangered flora and fauna among the various related activities in order to promote conservation in the islands.

Dweep Darshan Multi-Purpose Co-operative Society

Contact: Dr. Prasad J. KoriviAddress: P.O. Box 234, No. 2, Dr. Mehaks Bldg., Babulane, Port Blair.Telephone: 03192-38619

The objective of this non-profit organisation is to increase environmental awareness. It has conducted an anti-plasic campaign, researched and studied the Jarawasas well as promoted 45 self-help groups with a monthly saving of 50,000/-.

World Wildlife Fund for Nature-India

Contact: Debesh Banerjee - Hon. SecretaryAddress: C/o RDS Project Limited, Moulana Azad Road, Andaman and Nicobar Islands.Telephone: 03192-244117/ 245694Fax: 03192-233551Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Wetlands International is a leading global non-profit organisation dedicated solely to the crucial work of wetland conservation and sustainable management. Well-established networks of experts and close partnerships with key organisations provide Wetlands International with the essential tools for catalysing conservation activities worldwide. The organisation has been founded on sound science and has been carried out in over 120 countries.

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ASM - Arthik Samata Mandal

Contact: Mr. G. VijayamAddress: Nasthik Kendiram, Patamata, Near Benz Circle, Vijaywada - 520 006, Andhra Pradesh.Telephone: 0866-52330

ASM's work focuses on social forestry, wasteland development and environmental education, all of which centre around the Nalgonda Krishna, Guntur and West Godavari districts. ASM also takes up women's welfare and child development, community organisation and livestock development in these areas.

Andhra Pradesh Natural History Society

Contact: K.S.R. Krishna RajuAddress: 11-2-6, Dasapalla Hils, Vishakapatnam - 530 003. Andhra Pradesh.Telephone: 0891-563682

Established as the Gilbert White Nature Club in 1968, the society works as a Citizen's Action Group while focussing on scientific research, studies and surveys.

Birdwatcher's Society of Andhra Pradesh

Contact: SecretaryAddress: Nandyal, Hyderabad - 500 082.Telephone: 040-310721

The Society's activities began in 1980 with the aim of infusing awareness and interest in the study of birds in Andra Pradesh. It regularly organises talks, lectures and film shows and conducts bird census surveys in the region. The Society regularly publishes Mayura, a biannual english journal, Pitta, a monthly english journal and has published a book Common Birds of Hyderabad.

Blue Cross of Hyderabad

Contact: Maitem ConnollyAddress: 403/9, Road No. 35, Jubilee Hills, Hyderbad - 500 033.Telephone: 040-3544355Fax: 040-608071Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Bluecross aims to provide immediate care and attention to sick, injured and abandoned animals. It focuses on animal rescue and prevention of cruelty to animals. The society is also involved in adoption and rehabilitation of rescued animals. For this, it conducts environment and animal awareness progammes.

CRE - Centre for Resource Education

Contact: Mr. D. Narsimha Reddy, Executive DirectorAddress: Plot No. 9, First Floor, Zehra House, Brig Thyagraj Colony, (Near AOC Gate), Secunderabad - 500 015. Andhra Pradesh.Telephone: 040-55228864Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Their main task is to develop solutions for environment in urban India, especially those raised by industrial pollution; gender issues relating to the environment and development. Their focus is on achieving gender and equity in reference to environment and development and effective 'industrial mechanism' essential for sustainable development.

Nalgonda Diocese Social Service Society

Contact: Fr. K. Raja Reddy, DirectorAddress: Duppalapally Road, Nalgonda - 508 001. Andhra Pradesh.Telephone: 08682-232648/232648

Rural Development Trust

Contact: Fr. Vincent Ferrer, Programme DirectorAddress: Bangalore Highway, (Dist.) Anantapur - 515, Andhra Pradesh.Telephone: 08554-231503/231627Fax: 08554-232327/232147

Rural Development Trust works in the revenue mandals of 300 villages of chronic drought prone Anantapur district. Their objective is to achieve soil conservation, work towards intelligent water management and rural development. This they achieve by construction of check dams, percolation tanks, promoting biogas, farm forestry, and the promotion of agronomical practises.

YFA - Youth For Action

Contact: Mr. E. Venkata Ramanaya, Executive DirectorAddress: 1-8-702/26/1, Padma Colony, Behind Shankarmutt, Nallakunta, Hyderabad - 500 044. Andhra Pradesh.Telephone: 040-27632472Fax: 040-2763 2372

AGS - Academy of Gandhian Studies

Contact: Mr. K. Sheshai, ManagerAddress: 2-2-1133/5/6, New Nallakunta, Hyderabad - 500 044. Andhra Pradesh.Telephone: 040-24651332Fax: 040-24651332

AGS hopes to promote Gandhian thought and philosophy by way of environmental education.

Mass Education Movement

Contact: Mr. K.V. Murthy, Programme CoordinatorAddress: 14-122/ 2, Palace Road, Kuppam, Srikakulam - 508 942. Andhra Pradesh.

Wildlife Conservation Society - Hyderabad

Contact: SecretaryAddress: 6-1-471, C-30, Behind Library, Khairatbad - 500 004, Andhra Pradesh.

WCS works towards the protection of Kondapalli nature reserve; studying the reasons for the lack of birds in the Kolleru lake and conducting surveys on the ecological imbalances in the Eastern Ghats.

World Wildlife Fund for Nature - India

Contact: DirectorAddress: 10-5-23/4/1, Ground Floor, 1st Lancer Road, Masab Tank, Near Police Officers Mess, Hyderabad - 500 028.Telephone: 040 23393653Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

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Aaranyak Nature Club

Contact: Firoz Ahmed, SecretaryAddress: 'Ever Green', Samanwoy Path (Survey), Basistha Road, P.O. Beltola, Guwahati - 781 028, AssamTelephone: 0361-2318687/2228418/2266087Fax: 0361-2220418Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it , This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it Website:www.aaranyak.org

Their main objective is bodiversity conservation, wildlife protection and social forestry, which they realise with research and environment education. They encourage the attitudinal change of the general populace towards the need of bio-resource conservation for future generations in northeast India.

ATREE

Contact: Bibhab TalukdarAddress: Arundoi Path, Haathi Gaon, Kamrup, Guwahati - 781 006.Telephone: 0361-2230908Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Green Manas

Contact: Dhaneswar SwargiaryAddress: Barengabari (Batabari), P.O. Barengabari, District - Barpeta. Assam - 781 315.

Nature's Foster

Contact: Gautam Ghosh, PresidentAddress: Mitali Cycle Store, North Bongaigaon, Post and District Bongaigaon - 783 380.Telephone: 03664-241029(O)/241431(R)Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it , This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Surveying wildlife, creating environmental awareness and campaigning are methods employed by Nature's Foster to realise wildlife protection and management.

Green Heart Nature's Club

Contact: Bablu Dey/Aridam BrahmaAddress: Ward No. 6 Kokrajhar, Assam.Telephone: 03661-270970Fax: 70694

Nature's Beckon

Contact: Soumyadeep DuttaAddress: "Datta Bari" Ward No. 1, Dhubri - 783 301, Assam.Telephone: 03662-221067Fax: 03662-220076

Early Birds

Contact: Moloy BaruahAddress: 26, 'Surujmukhi', PO Silpukhuri, Guwahati - 781 003.Telephone: 0361-2546353(R)Fax: 0361-2550158

CEE-Northeast

Contact: Dr. Abdhesh Kumar GangwarAddress: Chenikuthi, K.K. Bhatta Road, Guwahathi - 781 003.Telephone: 0361-2667382Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it , This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it Website:www.ceeindia.org

CEE's objective is to increase public awareness and understanding of environmental issues with the objective of promoting conservation and the sustainable use of natural resources. Their programmes revolve around biodiversity conservation, eco-development, environmental eduction, wildlife protection and management and environmental policy and legislation.

Dibru Saikhowa Widlife Conservation Society

Contact: Joynal AbdedinAddress: Guijan, P.O. Rungagora, District Tinsukia, Assam - 786 147.Telephone: 0374-237666Fax: 0374-2340229

CASA – Church's Auxiliary for Social Action

Contact: A.K. GoldsmithAddress: CASA Office, Satibari, Guwahati, Kamrup - 781 008, Assam.Telephone: 0361-2522152

CASA's main objective is to spread environmental awareness.

Centre for Youth and Rural Development

Contact: Mr. Domnic Basumatary, SecretaryAddress: P.O. Bengtol, Via. Bongaigaon, Kokrajhar - 783 381, Assam.Telephone: 03668-264943

The organisation's main objective is to spread environmental awareness and increase rural development.

Dolphin Foundation

Contact: Sujit Bairagi, ChairmanAddress: River Valley, Borthakur Clininc Road, Guwahati - 781 004.Telephone: 361-2603178Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it Website:www.dolphinasia.org

Dolphin Conservation Society was set up with the objective of conserving river dolphins in the Brahmaputra and other rivers in the Northeast. Their activities also encompass conservation of the tiger, rhino and elephant and grasslands of this region.

World Wildlife Fund for Nature - India

Contact: A.K.Goswami, ChairpersonAddress: 202, Meghmallar House, F.C. Road, Uzan Bazar, Guwahati - 781 001, Assam.Telephone: 0361-2634654Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

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Tarumitra

Contact: Fr. Robert AthickalAddress: Tarumitra Ashram, XTTI Digha Ghat, Patna - 800 011, Bihar.Telephone: 0612-2266947Fax: 0612-2227903

Professional Assistance for Development Action (Lohardaga)

Contact: ManasAddress: Pradan Campus, Raghutoli, Lohardaga - 835 302, Bihar.Telephone: 06526-224358

Adithi

Contact: Ms. Viji SrinivasanAddress: 2/30, State Bank Colony - II, Bailey Road, Patna - 800 014, Bihar.Telephone/Fax: 0612-2283018

World Wildlife Fund for Nature - India

Contact: Hon. SecretaryAddress: WWF-India Bihar and Jharkhand State Office,M-38, Shyamali, Dist. Ranchi - 834 002.Telephone: 0651-2506741Fax: 0651-2500424

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Wetlands International - South Asia

Contact: Taej MundkurAddress: A-127, 2nd Floor, Defence Colony,New Delhi - 110 024.Telephone: 011-2433 8906/2433 1894Fax: 011-2462 9906Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Wetlands International is a leading global non-profit organisation dedicated solely to the crucial work of wetland conservation and sustainable management. Well-established networks of experts and close partnerships with key organisations provide Wetlands International with the essential tools for catalysing conservation activities worldwide. The organisation has been founded on sound science and has been carried out in over 120 countries.

Indian Institute Of Public Administration

Contact: Shekhar SinghAddress: I.P. Estate, Ring Road, New Delhi - 110 002.Telephone: 011-23317309Fax: 011-23319954Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

BGVS - Bharat Gyan Vigyan Samiti

Contact: Mr. K. K. Krishna KumarAddress: Wing - 6, West Block - 2, R.K. Puram, New Delhi - 110 066.Telephone: 011-26107911/26107318Fax: 011-26107911

Corbett Foundation

Contact: Hon. SecretaryAAddress: A-3, Gitanjali Enclave,New Delhi - 110 017.Telephone: 011-2686 1189/94Fax: 011-2686 1219

CEL - Centre for Environmental Law

Telephone: 011-2697721/24616532/24627582Fax: 011-24626837

Environmental Justice Initiative

Contact: Sunita DubeyAddress: 65, IInd Floor, Masjid Road, Jungpura, New Delhi - 110 014.Telephone: 011-24319856/24316922Fax: 011-24324502Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

LAW-E

Address: 409, New Lawyers Chambers, Supreme Court of India, Bhagwan Das Road, New Delhi - 110 001.

INTACH - Indian National Trust for Art & Cultural Heritage

Contact: Ashish Banerjee, Member SecretaryAddress: 71, Lodhi Estate, New Delhi - 110 001.Telephone: 011-2463 2267/2464 5482/ 2464 1304Fax: 011-2461 120Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it Website:www.intach.org

INTACH's objective is the restoration of monuments and environmental awareness. Their activities involove the monument restoration and historical heritage sites; water harvesting; the study and publications on ecology.

Jagran - Awakening

Contact: Mr. Aloke Roy, DirectorAddress: E-7/10-B, Vasant Vihar, Delhi - 110 057.Telephone: 011-26149497/26141349Fax: 011-26149023

Kalpavriksh

Contact: Kanchi KohliAddress: Kalpavriksh, 134, Tower 10,Supreme Enclave,Delhi - 110 091.Telephone: 011- 2275 3714Fax: 011-2461 120Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it , This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it Website:www.kalpavriksh.org

To inclucate understanding on environmental issues, especially among youth; to conduct research among environmental problems and to campaign on these issues to achieve a holistic perspective are the basic objectives of Kalpavriksh. Their activities include: environmental training, awareness programmes; pollution control and management.

Lokayan

Contact: Smitu KothariAddress: 13, Alipur Road, New Delhi - 110 054.Telephone: 011-2395 1378/2222 8598/2252 3930/2291 9377

Srishti

Contact: Ravi AgarwalAddress: H-2, Jungpura Extension, New Delhi - 110 014.Telephone: 011-24320711/24328006Fax :011-2432 1747Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Toxics Link

Contact: Madhumita DuttaAddress: H-2, Jungpura Extension, New Delhi - 110 014.Telephone: 011-24320711/24328006Fax: 011-2432 1747Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

World Wildlife Fund – India

Contact: Hon. SecretaryAddress: 172-B Lodhi Estate, New Delhi - 110 003.Telephone: 011-24616532/24627586/24693744Fax: 011-2462 6837Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Wildlife Trust of India

Contact: Vivek Menon / Ashok Kumar / Aniruddha MookerjeeAddress: A-220, New Friends Colony, New Delhi - 110 065.Telephone: 011-2632 6025/2632 6026Fax: 011-2632 6027Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it Website:www.wildlifetrustofindia.org

The Wildlife Trust of India was setup with the objective of preventing destruction of India's wildlife to provide emergency assitance to protect endangered Indian wildlife species, with particular priority to the tiger, elephant and the rhino. To catalyse action by the Indian government and by people in general for conservation of wildlife and its habitat. WTI provides financial aid, expertise and technical support to individuals in the field. WTI encourages proactive action for the conservation of wildlife and disseminates public awareness material.

Wildlife Protection Society of India

Contact: Belinda WrightAddress: S-25, Panchsheel Park, New Delhi - 110 017Telephone: 011-4163 5920/21Fax: 011-4163 5924Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it Website:www.wpsi-india.org

Established in 1994, the Wildlife Protection Society of India (WPSI) has spearheaded the fight against wildlife crime through gathering intelligence, training, raising awareness, and community support. WPSI works to strengthen the enforcement of conservation laws, and to contain human-animal conflict. WPSI also supports site-specific conservation projects and is constantly striving to create an enduring structure to protect India's wildlife.

The Ranthambhore Foundation

Address: C/o 19, Kautilya Marg, New Delhi - 110 021.Telephone: 07462-22680

Centre for Environment Education

Contact: DirectorAddress: B-73, 2nd Floor,Saomi Nagar (N), New Delhi - 110 017.Telephone:011-26497041-51Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Centre for Law and Environment

Contact: DirectorAddress: 15 B, Gangaram Hospital Road, New Delhi - 110060.Telephone: 011-5717162Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Centre for Media Studies

Contact: Dr. N. BhaskaraAddress: Research House, B-34, Community Centre, Saket, New Delhi - 110 017.Telephone: 011-26851660/6429Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it Website:www.cmsindia.org

Centre for Science and Environment

Contact: DirectorAddress: 41, Tughlakabad Institutional Area, New Delhi - 110 062.Telephone: 011-29955124/29956110/29956394Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it Website:www.cseindia.org

Enviromedia

Contact: SecretaryAddress: 139, Venus Apartments, Sunder Vihar, New Delhi - 110 087.Telephone: 011-25589909Fax: 011-25585377

Friendicoes – Society for Eradication of Cruelty to Animals

Contact: Geeta Sehshamani, Vice PresidentAddress: 271 & 273, Defence Colony Flyover, Market On Jangpura Side, New Delhi - 110 014.

Gene Campaign

Contact: Dr. Suman Sahai, PresidentAddress: J-235, Lane W-15/C, Sainik Farms, Khanpur, New Delhi - 110 062.Telephone: 011-26517248Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it Website:www.genecampaign.org

Indian Institute and Ecology and Environment

Contact: DirectorAddress: A-15, Paryavaran Complex, New Delhi - 110 030.Telephone: 011-26865084Fax: 011-26967514Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

LEAD India

Contact: PresidentAddress: B-10, 1st Floor, Greater Kailash Enclave-II, New Delhi - 110 048.Telephone: 011-29215479/29225474Fax: 011-29225791Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Save Delhi Campaign Network

Contact: H.Bhaumik, PresidentAddress: F-1087, Chittaranjan Park, New Delhi - 110 019.Telephone: 011-2655602/25523026

Navdanya

Contact: Vandana ShivaAddress: A-60, Hauz Khas, New Delhi-110016.Telephone: 011-26535422/26968077Fax: 011-26856795/26562093Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

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Centre for Environment Education

Contact: DirectorAddress: C/o State Institute of Education, Alto Porvorim, Bardez, Goa - 403 521.Telephone: 0832-2416164Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it Website:www.ceeindia.org

GRID - Goa Research Institute for Development

Contact: Reggie Gomes, DirectorAddress: 9, Despamont Building Santa Inez, Panjim - 403 001, Goa.

GRID was set up with the objective of increasing public awareness on issues such as fisheries, toddy-tapping, tourism, transport and the environment through documentation, research, training and seminars.

The Goa Foundation

Contact: Dr.Claude Alvares, Executive SecretaryAddress: G-8, St. Britto's Apartments, Feira Alta, Mapusa - 403 507, Goa.Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

The Goa Foundation has been active in the filing of PILs since 1986. The organisation has been engaged in, with the support of the Govt. of Goa, solid waste management projects and has been the nodal agency for National Biodiversity Strategy and Action Plan under the MoEF.

World Wildlife Fund for Nature - India

Contact: The DirectorAddress: Goa Science Centre Complex,"Miramar", Panaji, Goa - 403 001.Telephone: 0832-2465480Fax: 0832-2226020Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

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Gir Nature Youth Club - Gujarat State

Contact: Amit Jethava, PresidentAddress: Khamba, District: Amreli, Gujarat - 365 650.Telephone: 02797-260121, 260182Fax: 02797-260121Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it , This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Adivasi Seva Samiti Narsinha Dham

Contact: R. B. Nagjee, Managing TrusteeAddress: Taluka - Biloda, Sabarkantha, Gujarat - 383 355.Telephone: 02771-284524

CEE - Centre for Environment Education

Contact: Kartikeya SarabhaiAddress: Nehru Foundation for Development, Thaltej, Tekra, Ahmedabad - 380 054.Telephone: 079-2685 8002-09Fax: 079-2685 8010Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it Website:www.ceeindia.org

CEE's activities are fourmulated, keeping in mind the need the improve public awareness and understanding of environmental issues with a view to promote biodiversity conservation, eco-development, environmental training, management and environmental policy.

Care4nature

Contact: Mr. Parth/ShrenalAddress: 207, Ashwamegh House, Navarangpura, Amdavad, Gujarat.Telephone: 079-2644 3751Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

GNCS - Gujarat Nature Conservation Society

Contact: Dr. Mahendra Naik, Honorary SecretaryAddress: 5, Impala House, Vishwas Colony, Alkapuri, Vadodara, Gujarat - 390 007.Telephone: 0265-2322 438

GVT - Gram Vikas Trust

Contact: Prof. D. S. Ker, ChairmanAddress: C/o Shri Virambha Ashabha Manek, Sarvajanik Kumar Chhatralaya, Opp. S T Depot, Dwarka, Taluka Okhamandal, Jamnagar, Gujarat - 361 335.Telephone: 02892-234309/ 234791Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Gram Vikas Trust is a rural-based organisation, which conducts research activities, covering areas such as water management, soil conservation, agriculture and rural development.

Gujarat Ecological Education and Research Foundation (GEER Foundation)

Contact: H.S.Singh, DirectorAddress: Indora Park, P.O. 09, Gandhinagar, Gujarat - 382 009.Telephone: 02712-2234275

GEER was founded in 1983 with the aim and objective of promoting awareness with the help of education related activities and the protection of the environment, which it achieves with the aid of research and the establishment and maintainance of parks. Shrushti, their bimonthly manazine would provide a greater insight of their activities and the state of the environment.

Kutch Ecological Research Centre, (Division of The Corbett Foundation)

Address: Khatau Makanji Bungalow, P.O. Tera, Taluka Abdasa, Kutch - 370 660, Gujarat.Telephone: 02831-289305

Paryavaran Suraksha Samiti

Contact: Anand/Michael MazgaonkarAddress: At Katnidra, Post Pipadhara, Dist. Bharuch - 393 115, Gujarat.Telephone: 02640 20629

Pollution monitoring, its effects and dissemation of this knowledge to affected communities is the focus of this organisation. Paryavaran Suraksha Samiti studies the effects of industrial and other forms of pollution and its after effcts and presents this data to the masses, government and industries with the aim of reducing pollution. The organisation supports organic agriculture and tribal development.

PPPKKM - Pashu Pakshi Prani Kalyan Mandal

Contact: R. G. Aparnathi, Managing TrusteeAddress: Shivshakti Krupa, Opp. High School, Bikha Road, Khadia, Junagadh, Gujarat - 362 263.Telephone: 0285-281334

VIKSAT - Vikram Sarabhai Centre for Development Interaction

Contact: G.Raju, DirectorAddress: Thaltey Tekra, Ahmedabad, Gujarat - 380 054.Telephone: 079-2685 6220/3849Fax: 2685 2360Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Gujarat Nature Conservation Society

Contact: Vice PresidentAddress: Nature Park, Village Sindhrot, Varodara - 391 330.Telephone: 0265-88019

Kutch Environmental and Ecological Cell - Bhuj

Contact: SecretaryAddress: Akshayraj Apartment, Bankers Colony, Bhuj-Kutchh.Telephone: 2832-2254603Fax: 2832-252516

Narmada Bachao Andolan

Contact: Medha PatkarAddress: B-13, Ellora Flats, Ellora Park, Baroda - 390 007.Telephone: 0265-282232Fax: 265-282232Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Wildlife Conservation Society

Contact: Navneet BhattAddress: 'Bhavvilas' near Gaurishanker Lake, P.O. Bhavnagar, Dist. Bhavnagar, Gujarat - 364 003.Telephone: 0265-445125

WWF-India

Contact: State DirectorAddress: Indumathi Mahal, Opp. Laxmi Vilas,Palace J.N. Marg, Varodara - 390 001.Fax: 0265-22436613Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

YUVA

Contact: V.J. RahuvanshiAddress: 8, Bhagyalaxmi Society, Nava Vadaj, Ahmedabad - 380 013.Fax: 079-450615

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SCRIA – Social Centre for Rural Initiative and Advancement

Contact: Mr. Sunder Lal, DirectorAddress: Khori, Rewari, Haryana - 123 101.Telephone: 01274-86625Fax: 01274-25032

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Ecology Conservation Organisation (Eco-Nature Club)

Contact: The SecretaryAddress: Government College for Women, Shimla - 171 001, Himachal Pradesh.Telephone: 0177-2015

HELPS – Himachal Environment and Landscape Protection Society

Contact: The SecretaryAddress: Village and P.O. Dari Dharmashala, Dist. Kangra - 176 057.

Himalayan Nature and Environment Preservation Society

Contact: Dr. Virender SharmaAddress: Om Bhawan, Chaura Maidan, Shimla - 171 004.Telephone: 255771Fax: 177-220998Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Social Action for Rural Development of Hilly Areas (SARDHA)

Contact: The PresidentAddress: 46/10, Chobata Bazar, Mandi - 175 001.Telephone: 1905-25164Fax: 1905-22831

The Shiwalik Sewa Mandal

Contact: The SecretaryAddress: Village and P.O. Mubarakpur, Dist. Una - 177 202.

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Wildlife Conservation Fund

313, 2nd Floor, Samad Plaza,
Bagat Barzulla - 190005, Srinagar,
Kashmir, Jammu and Kashmir,
Tel.: +91 19424 33399

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INTACH – Indian National Trust for Art and Cultural Heritage Human Ecology Cell

Contact: The SecreatryAddress: The Grove, P.O. Hazaribagh - 825 301, Jharkhand.Telephone: 06546-223278Fax: 06546-24228Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

INTACH's sphere of involvement is environmental documentation - mainly ethno-botanical, environmental litigation, campaigning an dhuman rights. They are actively invloved in environmental awareness activities against destructive projects and supporting afforestation.

Jharkhandis' Organisation Against Radiation (JOAR)

Contact: Xavier DiasAddress: #27 Annexe - Circuit House Area (East), Jamshedpur - 831 001, Jharkhand.Telephone: 0657-2220266

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Mysore Amateur Naturalists®

Contact: Kishen DasAddress: #227,3rd Main, A-1 Block, Vijay Nagar, III Stage, Mysore - 570 017.Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it Website:www.geocities.com/mysoreamateurnaturalists/man/man.html

Hejjarle Balaga

Contact: Kishen DasAddress: Maddur Taluk, Mandya District, Karnataka - 571 433.Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

NCF – The Nature Conservation Foundation

Contact: Dr. Charudutt MishraAddress: 3076/5, IV Cross, Gokulam Park, Mysore - 570 002, Karnataka.Telephone: 821-2515-601Fax: 821-2251 3822Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Devoted to scientific study and action for conservation of India's wildlife and natural ecosystems, NCF is a non profit organisation that believes in generating scientific knowledge of conservation issues and translating this knowledge of ecology and society into on-ground conservation action.

ATREE – Ashoka Trust for Research in Ecology and the Environment

Contact: Dr. Jagdish KrishmaswamyAddress: No. 659, 5th 'A' main Road, Hebbal, Bangalore - 560 024.Telephone: 080- 2353 3942, 2363 8771, 2354 0639Fax: 080-2353 0070Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it Website:www.atree.org

Founded in 1996, ATREE utilises an inter-disciplinary approach to address issues of environmental degradation and economic development. Using principles of natural and social sciences, ATREE strives to conserve biodiversity and promote sustainable development while seeking to advance the protection of the environment.

AME – Agriculture Man Technology

Contact: Ms. Edith Van Walsum, Chief FunctionaryAddress: P.O. Box No. 7836, No. 368, 4th Cross, 3rd Phase, J. P. Nagar, Bangalore - 560 078, Karnataka.Telephone: 080-2642 303/2664 2835Fax: 080-2665 3471

BIRD-K-BAIF Institute for Rural Development

Contact: Dr. G.N.S. Reddy, Chief Programme CoordinatorAddress: P.O. Box No. 3, Sharda Nagar, Tiptur - 572 202, Tumkur, Karnataka.Telephone: 08134-250659Fax: 08134-251337

CEE – Centre for Environment Education (Southern)

Contact: Dr. Shailaja R., CoordinatorAddress: 143, Infantry Road, Kamala Mansion, Bangalore - 560 001, Karnataka.Telephone: 080-2286 9094/2286 9907Fax: 080-2286 8209Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

CEE's activities are fourmulated, keeping in mind the need the improve public awareness and understanding of environmental issues with a view to promote biodiversity conservation, eco-development, environmental training, management and environmental policy.

Environment Support Group (ESG)

Address: S-3, Rajashree Apartments, 18/57, 1st Main Road, S.R.K. Gardens, Jayanagar, Bannerghatta Road, Bangalore - 560 041.Telephone: 080-2653 1339/4364Fax: 080-2634 1977Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it , This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it , This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Equations

Contact: Hari BabuAddress: 198, IInd Cross, Church Road, New Thippassandra, Bangalore - 560 075.Telephone: 080-2529 2905/2528 2313Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Greenpeace – India

Contact: Ms.Nirmala Karunan, Public Relations and Political ManagerAddress: 3360, 13th B Main, HAL-2nd Stage,Indiranagar, Bangalore - 560 038Telephone: 080-5115 4861Fax: 080-5115 4862Website:www.greenpeaceindia.org

Nagarika Seva Trust

Contact: Ranjan RaoAddress: Grace Villa, No.514, 5th Cross, H.M.T. Layout, R.T. Nagar, Bangalore - 560 032.Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

PEAS

Contact: Ken GenAddress: Acts Trust, P.O. Box 9522,Bangalore - 560 095.

Wildlife First

Contact: Praveen BhargavAddress: 248, 4th Main Road, Chamarajapet, Bangalore - 560 018, Karnataka.Telephone: 080-2662 1544Fax: 080-2661 2936Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Wildlife Aware Nature Club

Contact: T.V.N. MurthyAddress: Nisarga Layout, Near Hotel Vaishali, Tumkur - 572 103, Karnataka.Telephone: 0816-2256 009Fax: 0816-2275 430Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

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Centre for Environment and Development

Contact: Dr. Babu AmbatAddress: TC 9/2598, D-1, Elankom Gardens, Vellayambalam, Thiruvananthapuram - 695 010.Telephone: 471 2726792Fax: 471 2726793Website:www.cedindia.org

The Centre for Environment and Development (CED) established in 1993 with its headquarters at Thiruvananthapuram, Regional Centres at Kochi, Malappuram, and Kozhikode is an independent Research, Development, Consultancy and Training organisation in fields related to environment and development. The primary objective is to carry out inter disciplinary and multi disciplinary research in environmental and developmental issues, based on cross-fertilization of mono-disciplinary sciences and also to provide consultancy and training support to implement various development projects. The Centre is working in association with various National and International organisations.

Malabar Natural History Society

Contact: Dr. Jafer Palot, SecretaryAddress: I.G.Link Road, Mavoor Road, Calicut, Kerala.Telephone: 9447470439Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

The organisation is mainly involved in activities such as butterfly migration studies, bird surveys, mangrove conservation, nature camps and walks. Publications: Quarterly newsletter: Malabar Trogon.

Neelamperoor Nature Society

Contact: Ajay PoomthottathilAddress: Neelamperoor PO. Alappuzha Dist.

Kottayam Nature Society

Contact: Dr. Sreekumar.B, PresidentAddress: Srinilayam, Near Union Club, Kottayam - 686 001.Telephone: 0471-2311896Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

The society organises monthly meetings. It has organised Vembanad water bird counts in the years from the year 2001. It also organised the Meenachil Fish count. It regularly organises classes on conversation, slide shows and conducts poster painting competitions for children.

THANAL – Conservation Action and Information Network

Contact: Jayakumar C.Address: P.O. Box No. 815, Kawdiar,Thiruvananthapuram - 695 003, Kerala.Telephone: 0471-2311896Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Chalakudy River Protection Council

Contact: S. Unnikrishnan/ S.P.RaviAddress: Karthika, Manalatil, Ollur P.O., Thrissur - 680 306, Kerala.Telephone: 0487-2353021

AVARD - Apex Voluntary Agency for Rural Development

Contact: Fr. James PazhayattilAddress: AVARD Bhavan, P.O. Chalakkudy, Thrissur - 680 307, Kerala.Telephone: 0488-2842964/2847964

Changanacherry Social Service Society

Contact: Fr. Jose P. KottaramAddress: P.B. No. 20, Arch Bishop House, Changanacherry, Kottayam - 686 101, Kerala.Telephone: 0482-2420345/2422540

KESS – Kuriakose Elias Service Society

Contact: P.M. ThomasAddress: KESS Bhavan, Naikkanal, Thrissur - 680 001, Kerala.Telephone: 0487-2335516/2335029

PASSS – Pazhakulam Social Service Society

Contact: George Kutty T.A.Address: P.O. Pazhakulam, Adoor, Pathanamthitta - 691 527, Kerala.Telephone: 0473-2422262/2424371Fax: 2423491

WS – Welfare Services Ernakulam

Contact: Archbishop Marvarkey VithayathilAddress: Ponnurunni, P.O. Vyttila, Kochi, Ernakulam - 682 019, Kerala.Telephone: 0484-2344243Fax: 0484-2347829

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Eco-Development Society of Meghalaya

Contact: The SecretaryAddress: Jaiaw Langsning, Block I, Shillong - 793 002, Meghalaya.Telephone: 364-242185

Mother Earth

Contact: The PresidentAddress: Tripura Castle,Tripura Castle Road,Shillong - 799 003, Meghalaya.Telephone: 0364-223345Fax: 0364-223345

NEICORD – North-East Committee on Relief and Development

Contact: The SecretaryAddress: 'Shalom' Nongrimbah Road,Laitumkrah, Shillong - 793 003, Meghalaya.

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Lifeforce

Contact: Geoffrey WhittleAddress: Riverside, Pachmarhi - 461 881, Madhya Pradesh.Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it , This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Narmada Lok Biradari

Contact: Baba AmteAddress: At Post, Kasarvad, Via Badwani - 451 551, Dist. Khargaon, Madhya Pradesh.

Narmada Bachao Andolan

Address: 58, Gandhi Marg, Badwani, Madhya Pradesh.Telephone: 7290 222464Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Jabalpur Nature Society

Address: D/B, Vallabh Das Palace, Hanuman Tal, Jabalpur - 482 002, Madhya Pradesh.

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Nature Conservation Society, Amravati

Contact: Nishikant Kale/ Kishor RitheAddress: 'Pratishtha', Bharat Nagar, Akoli Road, Near Sainagar, Amravati - 444 605, Maharashtra.Telephone: 0721-2673434/2510359Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it , This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

The Satpuda Foundation

Contact: Kishor RitheAddress: 'Pratishtha', Bharat Nagar, Akoli Road, Near Sainagar, Amravati - 444 605, Maharashtra.Telephone: 0721-2511966 (O)/ 9422157123 (Mobile)Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Parisar

Contact: Mr. Sujit PatwardhanAddress: "Yamuna", ICS Colony, Ganeshkhind Road, Pune - 411 007, Maharashtra.Telephone: 020-2553 7975Fax: 020-2445 7354Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Econet

Contact: Vijay ParanjpeAddress: 15, Sankalp, Sham Sundar Society, Pune - 411 030, Maharashtra.Telephone: 020-2433 5770Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Kalpavriksh - Environment Action Group

Contact: Madhulika GoyalAddress: Apt. 5, Sree Dutta Krupa, 908 Deccan Gymkhana, Pune - 411 004, Maharashtra.Telephone: 020-2567 5450Telefax: 020-2565 4239Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it , This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Gomukh

Contact: Sumeel Waman, Executive DirectorAddress: Durga, 92/2 Gangote Path, Opp. Kamla Nehru Park, Erandawane, Pune - 411 004.Telephone: 0212-2373324Fax: 0212-2331250

Dr. Yashwant Moreswar Donde Sarvajanik Shaikshanik Trust

Contact: Dr. Bhau MandavkarAddress: Kalamb, Yavatmal - 445 401, Maharashtra.

ECOSOC - Education Society

Contact: Prakash Gole, DirectorAddress: B2, Jayani Apartments, Seanpati Bapat Road, Pune - 411 016, Maharashtra.Fax: 020-2567 7312Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

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Bombay Environmental Action Group (BEAG)

Contact: C/o Shyam Chainani, Honorary SecretaryAddress: 9, St James' Court, Netaji Subhash Road, Mumbai - 400 020.Telephone: 022-23648240Fax: 022-23685609Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Environmental Education Office

Contact: Gautam PatelAddress: Kalbadevi Municipal School, #54, 2nd floor, Mumbai - 400 002.Telephone: 022-22423126Fax: 022-22426385Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it Website:www.beag.net

The Bombay Environmental Action Group works on environmental and wildlife issues. It is involved in anti-poaching work, nature education, and policy formulation, while legal interventions is its forte.

BNHS – Bombay Natural History Society

Contact: Isaac Kehimkar, Public Relations OfficerAddress: Hornbill House, Dr. Salim Ali Chowk, Shaheed Bhagat Singh Road, Mumbai - 400 023.Telephone: 022-22821811Fax: 022-22837615Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it Website:www.bnhs.org

Conservation research is the focus of the 117 year old organisation. They have education, research and conservation related activities. Members can avail of many facilities like nature camps, field trips, talks, slide shows, the BNHS library and collections as well as the quarterly 'Hornbill' and the scientific 'Journal'. Those wishing to participate actively in conservation activities may enroll as volunteers and take part in the programmes from time to time.

The Corbett Foundation

Contact:Kedar Gore, Director OfficerAddress: 81-88, Atlanta, 8th Floor, 209 Nariman Point, Mumbai - 400 021.Telephone: 022-022-61466400/61466417Fax: 022-61466498Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it Website:www.corbettfoundation.org

The Corbett Foundation (TCF) works towards a harmonious coexistence between human beings and wildlife across important wildlife habitats in India, namely Corbett Tiger Reserve (Uttarakhand), Kanha and Bandhavgarh Tiger Reserves (Madhya Pradesh), Kaziranga Tiger Reserve (Assam), and around the Greater Rann of Kutch (Gujarat). In addition to the above areas, TCF also works in the important wildlife corridors such as the Kanha-Pench Corridor (Madhya Pradesh), Pakke Tiger Reserve (Arunchal Pradesh) and Little Rann of Kutch and coastal parts of Kutch (Gujarat). TCF's outreach extends to over 400 villages in in the above areas. Local communities and wildlife share natural ecosystems and this often gives rise to conflict. TCF has adopted a multipronged strategy to help in creating a future where wildlife and human beings live in harmony. Some of its thrust areas: wildlife conservation, research, advocacy, sustainable livelihoods, sustainable rural development, animal rescue and rehabilitation and community health.

WWF - India

Contact: Mr. Prabhu G. Vasudeo, Manager Accounts OfficerAddress: WWF-India, Maharashtra State Office, C/o Godrej & Boyce Mfg. Co. Ltd., Lalbaug, Parel, Mumbai 400 012.Telephone:  022-24701361 & 022-24700039 Fax: 022-24700030 Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it Website:www.wwfindia.org

Nearly 88 nature clubs in schools and colleges associated with WWF take part in their regular talks, films and slide shows as well as field trips near Mumbai city. The Panda Bulletin and the nature camps to various sanctuaries are part of the benefits for members. Training camps help volunteers learn the basics of conservation. During Mahashivratri, for example, these volunteers organise the crowds that pour into the Sanjay Gandhi National Park, and during Nagpanchami, awareness is created about the ill-treatment of snakes. Annual activities like tree planting and beach clean-ups are also carried out.

Rural Development

Contact: Mr. P.M AbrahamAddress: Yusuf Meherally Centre National House, 6, Tuloch Road, Apollo Bunder, Mumbai - 400 039.Telephone: 022-22020617Fax: 022-22828982Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it Website:www.yusufmeherally.org

Their sphere of involvement is rural development, mainly in the district of Raigad. Mobilising adivasis, facilities for health care, tree planting, as well as agitation against the degradation of natural resources in the district makes up their 'agitational development' programme.

YUVA – Youth for Unity and Voluntary Action

Contact: Mr. Minar Pimple, Executive DirectorAddress: 52/53, Nare Park High School, Opp. Nare Park Municipal Ground,Parel, Mumbai - 400 012.Telephone: 022-24143498/55250Fax: 022-24135314Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it Website:www.yuvaindia.org

YUVA works with and for the interests of oppressed sections of society: the poor, Scheduled Castes and Tribes, minority communities; women and children. Its aim is to empower them to defend, restore, and create the civil, political, social, economic and cultural rights to which they are entitled.

MSVS – Manav Sadhan Vikas Sanstha

Contact: Sanjay V. Deshmukh, Ph.D, Director (Programmes)Address: Vakola Municipal School - Ground Floor, Near Vakola Bridge, Santacruz (E), Mumbai - 400 055.Telephone: 022-26177022 (O); 25331045 (R)Fax: 022-26126940 (O); 25400831 (R)Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Their work is in the area of forestry, fisheries and mangroves in the Raigad and Sindhudurg districts.

WSD – The Welfare Of Stray Dogs

Contact: Mr. Abodh ArasAddress: C/o Akanksha, Voltas House C ,T B Kadam Marg, Chinchpokli, Mumbai - 400 011.Telephone: 022-2373 3433/2389 1070Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it Website:www.cozucare.org/ngos/welfareofstraydogs

Their main task is the sterilisation of dogs, carried out in conjunction with the Mumbai Municipal Corporation. Volunteers willing to take an active part in their activities are preferred to passive members. There are a number of ways in which one can help; administering first aid to street dogs in the locality, carrying out education and awareness programmes in schools, taking part in the adoption programme for strays, fund raising or monitoring the city kennels.

PETA – India

Contact: Jason BakerAddress: P.O. Box 28260, Juhu, Mumbai 400 049.Telephone: 022-26281880Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it Website:www.petaindia.com

PETA is the largest animal rights organization in the world. PETA India operates under the principle that animals are not ours to eat, wear, experiment on or use for entertainment. It educates policymakers and the public about animal abuse and promotes an understanding of the right of all animals to be treated with respect.

Ahimsa

Contact: Prafulbhai ShahAddress: Malad Cattle PoundKanchpada, Evershine Nagar, Off Link Road, Malad (W).Telephone: 022-2880 2682

TREES – Plant and Animal Lovers Society

Contact: Dr. Sillo BhagwagerAddress: 2, Ferena, Opposite Fariyas Hotel, Colaba, Mumbai - 400 005.Telephone: 022-22832955Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Friends of Trees

Contact: Dr. Ashok KothariAddress: Union Co-op. Insurance Building, 3rd floor,23, Sir P.M Road, Fort, Mumbai - 400 001.Telephone: 022-22870860

Monitors and documents the status and health of trees in Mumbai. It is active in tree plantation,checking wanton tree-felling and lobbying with municipal authorities to take measures to safeguard the city's trees.

MARINE ISSUES - Reefwatch

Contact: Mr. Sudarshan Rodriguez/ Mr. Sarang KulkarniAddress: Ground floor, Priyanka Bldg., 50, St. Paul's Road, Bandra, Mumbai - 400 050.Telephone: 022-26518209/223/206Fax: 022-26518209Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Reefwatch is a charitable trust that works to document and protect marine biodiversity and educate people about the need to preserve aquatic life. Reefwatch played a crucial role in the upgradation of whale sharks to Schedule I of the Wildlife Protection Act.

POLLUTION - Vasundhara

Contact: Mr. Satyanarayan Rajhans, CoordinatorAddress: Kherwadi Municipal School, Kherwadi Road, Bandra (E), Mumbai - 400 051.Telephone: 022-26431090Fax: 022-22014880Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Their sphere of work is environmental education in schools and colleges. Greater awareness about environmental issues such as the plastic bag menace and pollution is also carried out through rallies and public meetings. Other voluntary organisations are also encouraged to spread the message of environmental awareness. It is also the implementing agency of NEEPS, and has a reference library.

Clean Air Island

Contact: Ms. Shanta ChatterjiAddress: Sadguru Apartments,16, French Bridge Road,Opp. Metro Motors,P.O Box 4125,Opera House,Mumbai - 400 007.Telephone: 022-23619249/23860703Fax: 022-23861706/23840489Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Clean Air Island has an innovative way of tackling the city's environmental problems-through street plays. They are also involved in recycling and waste management in conjunction with the BMC. By making use of vermiculture, they have been able to recycle market waste. Another interesting project on hand is the paper re-use workshop, where tips are given to re-use paper in office and at home.

National Society for Clean Cities

Contact: Mr. K.C. Nainan, Executive DirectorAddress: 590, Ali Yavar Jung Marg, Bandra (E), Mumbai - 400 051.Telephone: 022-26429742Fax: 022-26429742Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

TOXICS & WASTE MANAGEMENT - Toxics Link

Contact: Reshma ShivalkarAddress: 4th Floor, CVOD Jain School, 84 Samuel Street, Dongri, Mumbai - 400 009.Telephone: 022-23716690/23759647Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Toxics Link is a clearing house for information related to toxics and their impact on human life and the environment. Its primary purpose is information gathering and dissemination, it answers queries relating to toxics and pollution.

Bombay First

Address: Vazirani Villa, Scheme No. 42, Khan Abdul Gaffar Khan Road, Worli Sea Face, Mumbai - 400 025.Telephone: 022-24975394/5Fax: 022-24925039Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Bombay First works on infrastructure and waste management issues in the city.

AYBI – Association of Youth for a Better India

Address: 213 Oysters,74 / 75 Mahendra Chambers,2nd Floor, Dr. D.N. Road,Fort, Mumbai - 400 001.Telephone: 022-22071689/90 Extn.: 213Fax: 022-22070366Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it Website:www.aybi.org

Established in 1990, AYBI aims to motivate and involve youth in seeking solutions to social and environmental problems.

LIBRARIES AND READING ROOMS-DRTC – Documentation and Research Centre

Contact: Mr. Allwyn D'Silva, DirectorAddress: St. Pius College, Aarey Road, Goregaon (E), Mumbai - 400 063.Telephone: 022-28756953Fax: 022-28749023Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it Website:www.angelfire.com/or/drtc

This is a library and research centre that has journals, reports of seminars and magazines on various topics such as ecology, law, politics, and human rights. It is open between Monday and Friday from 9:00 a.m to 5:30 p.m. There are also training programmes carried out for different organisations. It is good resource for trainees seeking to improve their knowledge base.

CHILDREN AND THE ENVIRONMENT – Hamara Club

Contact: Prof. Asha Rane, Hon.project.directorAddress: Gilder Lane, Muncipal School Building, Room No.27, Mumbai Central, Mumbai - 400 008.Telephone: 022-23054108Fax: 022-25562912Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Educating street children is their main activity, with environmental issues being taught as part of the curriculum.

OASIS – India

Contact: Daisy DasguptaAddress: GR-8 Mamta Apartments, A. Marathe Marg, Prabhadevi, Mumbai - 400 025.Telephone: 022-24316608/9Fax: 022-24316610Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

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Centre for Organisation Research & Education (CORE)

Address: Yaiskul Police Lines, Imphal - 795 001, Manipur.Telephone/Fax: 0385-2228 169/2441 339Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it , This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Action for Welfare and Awakening in Rural Environment (AWARE)

Address: Dimdaijang, Thangmeiband, Imphal - 795 004, Manipur.Telephone: 385-225116

Manipur Hill Area and Environment and Conservation Society

Contact: The SecreataryAddress: Environment House,Dist. Tamenglong - 795 141, Manipur.

Wasteland Development Society

Address: Goshen House, Officer's Colony, Sanjengthong - 795 001, Manipur.

Socio-Environmental Development Association – SEDA

Address: Thangmeiband Maisnam,Leikai, Imphal, P.O. Lamphel - 795 004, Manipur.

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Agency for Integrated Development Association

Contact: The SecretaryAddress: Post Box 40, Don Bosco Provincial House, Dimapur - 797 112, Nagaland.Telephone: 44631Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

NIRD – Nagaland Institute for Rural Development

Contact: Executive DirectorAddress: T. chikri, Pfutsero - 797 107, Nagaland.

People's Welfare Foundation

Contact: The SecretaryAddress: H.Q. Jalukie Town, Mid-land, P.O. Jalukie - 797 110, Nagaland.Telephone: 03839-220363

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Wild Orissa

Contact: Monalisa Bhujabal, SecretaryAddress: Plot 3A, Janpath, Satyanagar, Bhubaneswar, Orissa.Telephone/Fax: 0674-512044Reg.Office: BJ-29, BJB Nagar, Bhubaneswar, Orissa.Telephone: 0674- 2432 707Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it , This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Youth Council for Development Alternatives

Contact: Rajendra Meher, SecretaryAddress: Baunsuni, Maulimunda Street, Boudh - 762 015, Orissa.Telephone: 06841-228 377/228 455Fax: 06841-222 300Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Wildlife Society of Orissa

Contact: Biswajit MohantyAddress: "Shantikunj", Link Road, Cuttack - 753 012, OrissaTelephone: 0671 - 2311 513 / 2312 774Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Wildlife Society of Orissa aims at the conservation of wildlife and forests in Orissa through legal action, field projects, research, lobbying and creation of education and awareness. Carries out documentation and surveys of critical habitats and threats to endangered species in the state. Is also enlisted with the Central Pollution Control Board as an agency engaged in pollution control activity . Their focus is on studies and research on ways to reduce man-animal conflict.

Orissa Krushak Mahasangh

Address: 14, Ashok Nagar, Bhubaneshwar - 751 009, Orissa.

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AGRC – Auroville Greenwork Resource Centre

Contact: The SecretaryAddress: 46, II Street, P.R. Gardens, Reddiyarpalayam - 605 010, Pondicherry.Telephone: 413-2290733; 225733Fax: 251346Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Centre for Ecology and Rural Development

Contact: Mr. SundararamanAddress: P.B. 33, II St. Louis Street, Pondhicherry - 605 001.Telephone: 0413-34168/70Fax: 413-39534

PSF – Pondicherry Science Forum

Contact: The SecretaryAddress: 46, Vinayagar, Koil Street, P.R. Gardens, Reddiyarpalayam - 605 020, Pondicherry.Fax: 0413-251346Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

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All India Jeevaraksha Bishnoi Sabha

Contact: The SecretaryAddress: Street No.13, Abhohar - 152 116, Punjab.

Indian Ecological Society

Contact: Editor-in-ChiefAddress: College of Agriculture, Punjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana - 141 004, Punjab.Telephone: 0161-402960-320Fax: 0161-400945

PAGRUD – Punjab Action Group for Rural Development

Contact: The SecretaryAddress: 218, Guru Hargobind Nagar, Phagwara,Dist. Kapurthala - 144 401, Punjab.Fax: 01824-63394Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals

Contact: The SecretaryAddress: Dhab Wasti Ram, Amritsar, Punjab.Fax: 552653Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

The Environment Society of Garhdiwala

Contact: The SecretaryAddress: Gardhiwala, Dist. Hosiarpur - 144 207, Punjab.

WWF - India

Contact: The SecretaryAddress: WWF-India Punjab and Haryana, Himachal Pradesh and Chandigarh State Office, Karuna Sadan, Room No.4, 1st Floor, Sector 11-B, Chandigarh - 160 009.Telephone: 0172-746231Fax: 2743139Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

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Tarun Bharat Sangh

Contact: Rajendra SinghAddress: Bhikampura-Kisori, via Thanagazi Tehsil, Dist. Alwar - 301 022, Rajasthan.Telephone: 01465-225 043

With the aim of directing the society to conserve, preserve, develop and manage their natural resources with the help of indegenous knowledge, Tarun Bhagat Singh conducts environment awareness camps and training programmes and has initiated a community seed bank project.

IIRM – Indian Institute of Rural Management

Contact: Dr. Thomas Cangan, Chief ExecutiveAddress: IIRM Campus, Tagore Marg, Sector - 11, Agarwal Farm Mansarovar, Jaipur - 302020, Rajasthan.Telephone: 0141-2395 402Fax: 0141-2390 610Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

RVK – Rajasthan Vidyapeth Kul

Contact: Sohan Lal Vijay Virgi, SecretaryAddress: Town Hall Road, Udaipur - 313 001, Rajasthan.Telephone: 0294-2420 881

SM – Seva Mandir

Contact: Ajay Mehta, Chief ExecutiveAddress: Old Fatehpura, Udaipur - 313 001, Rajasthan.Telephone: 0294-2450960/ 2451041/2452001Fax: 0294-2450947Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

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Human Development Foundation of Sikkim

Contact: The SecretaryAddress: Tashi Khar Tungyal Complex, M.G. Marg, Gangtok, Sikkim.Telephone: 3592-29565Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Paryavaran Smarakshan Samitee

Contact: The SecretaryAddress: Dalapchand Busty, P.O.Dalapchand, Via Rongli Bazar, Dist. East Sikkim - 737 131.Telephone: 23751

WWF-India

Contact: The SecretaryAddress: Near Forest Secretariat,Deorali, Gangtok - 737 102, Sikkim.Telephone: 03592-281427Fax: 222707Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

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Zoo Outreach Organisation

Contact: Sally Walker, Founder/Honorary DirectorAddress: 79 Bharati Colony, Pob 1683 Peelamedu, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu - 641 004.Telephone: 0422-2257 3269Fax: 0422-2256 3269Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Wildlife Information and Liaison Development Society

Contact: Sanjay Molur, Founder SecretaryAddress: 29-1 Bharathi Colony, Peelamedu, Coimbatore,Tamil Nadu - 641 004.Telephone: 0422-2561 743, 2568 906Fax: 0422-2563 269Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

ASSEFA – Association For Sarva Seva Farms

Contact: S. Longanathan, Executive DirectorAddress: 279, Avvai Shanmugam Road, Royapettah, Chennai - 600 014, Tamil Nadu.Telephone: 044-2813 3203Fax: 044-2813 3196Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

SMT – Shanthimalai Trust

Contact: Prema M. Singh, AdministratorAddress: Siva Nagar, Chennai Road, Post Box No. 7, Sri Raman, PO Ashram, Tiruvannumamalai - 606 603, Tamil Nadu.Telephone: 04175-222 837Fax: 04175-222 837

Tamil Nadu Social Service Society

Address: 35-B, Marsingpet Road, P.O. Box No.44, Tiruchirapalli - 620 001, Tamil Nadu.

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Achariya Jagdish Chandra Bose Briksha Mitra Sangha

Contact: The SecretaryAddress: Rudijala, Melaghar,West Tripura - 799 115.Telephone: 381-64666

Tripura Adimjati Sevak Sangh

Contact: The SecretaryAddress: Anukul Bhawan, Joynagar 2nd Lane, Agartala - 799 001.Telephone: 311702, 323988

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Central Himalayan Environmental Association

Contact: The SecretaryAddress: Sleepy Hollow, Nainital - 263 001, Uttaranchal.

CREATE – Centre for Research on Ecology, Environmental Applications, Training and Education

Contact: The PresidentAddress: 91/2, Vijay Park,Dehradun - 248 001, Uttaranchal.Telephone: 623437Fax: 625495Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

The Wildlife Preservation Society of India

Contact: The PresidentAddress: 7, Astley Hall, Dehradun - 248 001, Uttaranchal.

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Centre for Awareness and Research on Environment

Contact: The SecretaryAddress: 449/118, Gha. Glm Road,Muftiganj, Lucknow - 226 002, Uttar Pradesh.Telephone: 522-768236

SAMNC – Dr. Salim Ali Memorial Nature Club

Contact: The PresidentAddress: C/o Sita Ram Sahu Bari Haat Mahoba,Dist. Hamirpur - 210 427, Uttar Pradesh.

Gonda Environment Population and Wildlife Awareness Association

Contact: Organising SecretaryAddress: Village Patan, Via Lohaghat,Dist. Champawat - 262 524, Uttaranchal.TeleFax: 059653-4110

Indian Institute of Development Studies and Research

Contact: The DirectorAddress: 18/25, Stanley Road, Judges Colony, Allahabad - 211 002, Uttar Pradesh.Telephone: 644 288/ 603301

International Goodwill Society of India

Contact: The DirectorAddress: Post Box 111, Roorkee - 247 667, Uttar Pradesh.Telephone: 01332-276284

ISTE – International Society for Tropical Ecology

Contact: K.C. MishraAddress: Department of Botany, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi - 221 005, Uttar Pradesh.

Centre for Awareness and Research on Environment

Contact: The SecretaryAddress: 449/118, Gha. Glm Road, Muftiganj, Lucknow - 226 002, Uttar Pradesh.Telephone: 522-768236

People for Animals, Varanasi

Contact: Tamal SanyalAddress: D-34/164, Ganesh Mahal, P.O. Bengalitola, Varanasi - 221 001, Uttar Pradesh.Telephone: 0542-3127351Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Wastelands and Rural Development

Contact: The DirectorAddress: Patiala, Gauriganj, Dist. Sultanpur - 227 409, Uttar Pradesh.Telephone: 0522-340195 / 05362-20512

Society for Environmental Pollution Control

Contact: The PresidentAddress: 17/423, New Hyderabad, Lucknow - 226 007, Uttar Pradesh.Telephone: 522-780252Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

WSI – Wildlife Society of India

Contact: Jamal A. KhanAddress: Dept. of Wildlife Sciences, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh - 202 002, Uttar Pradesh.Telephone: 522-2701052Fax: 522-2701205Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

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Project Lifeline Sundarbans

Contact: Mrinal Chatterjee, Project DirectorAddress: Institute of Climbers and Nature Lovers,17, New Santoshpur Main Rd.,Santoshpur, Calcutta - 700 075, West Bengal.Address Field Camp: Sundarban Bagh Hospital, Village: Anpur, P.O. Jamespur, Via: Gosaba - 743 370, (Satjelia Island), District 24 South Parganas, West Bengal.Telephone: 033-2416 6286/2419 1237Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it