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Join Jacqueline Fernandez in Her Fight to Protect the Tiger

Join Jacqueline Fernandez in Her Fight to Protect the Tiger

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Jacqueline Fernandez, Ban Ki-moon and many other famous personalities have come together for a United Nations led campaign for urging action for protecting endangered species and ending illegal trade in wildlife #WildforLife #WildforLife was launched at the United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA-2) in Nairobi in front of environment ministers from every corner of the planet. The campaign aims to mobilize millions of people to make commitments and take action to end the illegal trade. The campaign is run by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), the UN Development Programme (UNDP), the UN Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) and the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) and is supported by Global Environment Facility (GEF...
Consider Tiger as Natural Capital to Achieve Development: PM

Consider Tiger as Natural Capital to Achieve Development: PM

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The Third Asian Ministerial Conference on Tiger Conservation began today in New Delhi and was inaugurated by the Hon'ble Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi. Others present during the inaugural ceremony included Ministers from Tiger Range Countries; Minister for Agriculture & Forests, Royal Government of Bhutan; Chairman, Global Tiger Forum and Environment Minister Shri Prakash Javadekar. In his inaugural speech, the Prime Minister highlighted the importance of the tiger and mentioned how the tiger is an apex consumer in the ecological pyramid and food chain. "The tiger requires a large amount of prey, supported by good forests. Therefore, by protecting the tiger, we protect the entire ecosystem and the ecological services, which are equally crucial for the well-being of human bei...
Invite to Seminar on Tigers, Tribes and Bureaucrats at NMML

Invite to Seminar on Tigers, Tribes and Bureaucrats at NMML

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The Nehru Memorial Museum and Library  invites all interested to to a Seminar on Tigers, Tribes, and Bureaucrats:  Relocations from Melghat Tiger Reserve, Maharashtra by Dr. Nitin Sekar, Princeton University, New Jersey, USA. Date: Monday, 9th March, 2015 Time: 3.00 pm Venue: Seminar Room, First Floor, Library Building, Nehru Memorial Museum & Library, New Delhi Abstract: Relocations of forest-reliant peoples from protected areas to promote wildlife conservation has typically resulted in negative socioeconomic results for those displaced. India’s 2006 Forest Rights Act endeavors to improve outcomes of relocations for conservation by mandating that relocations only occur if villages provide their free informed consent; in theory, the socioeconomic results of such voluntary r
Invite to Panel Discussion on Do Tigers Drink Blood…?

Invite to Panel Discussion on Do Tigers Drink Blood…?

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Arefa Tehsin invites all interested on behalf of Rupa Publications and Oxford Bookstore to the launch of "Do Tigers Drink Blood? And 13 Other Mysteries of Nature" book authored by Arefa Tehsin and Raza H. Tehsin. The Book will be launched by Shri Shashi Tharoor and the launch ceremony will be followed by a panel discussion on Birds, Bees and Books: The 'B' Therapy to Nature Deficit Disorder. The Panelists during the panel discussion will be Vivek Menon, CEO, Wildlife Trust of India and Ranjit Lal, Author & Columnist. Date: 18 December, 2014 (Thursday) Time: 6.30 pm Venue: Oxford Bookstore, N 81, Connaught Place, New Delhi 110001 Hot masala cha and snacks will be served after the launch. For further information and to RSVP, contact: Nimisha +91 8882338116 Image by ...
Applications Invited for Tiger Watch Conservation Leadership Program 2013

Applications Invited for Tiger Watch Conservation Leadership Program 2013

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Tiger Watch, a pioneer in wildlife conservation in and around Ranthambhore, organizes an annual workshop to facilitate the gap between ground conservation work and wildlife enthusiasts. The workshop comprises interactive sessions and field trips and helps participants benefit from an over decade long experience of Tiger Watch in anti-poaching operations, poacher reform projects and conservation models. Each individual can be a leader in evolving better and newer ways in conserving resources and Tiger Watch seeks to involve and engage all such interested and concerned citizens in protecting our national animal. Environment agencies are working towards this but most of the time, the centralized institutional system does not work at the ground level. For that, there needs to be interac
Environmental News and Media Roundup for Week 34, 2012

Environmental News and Media Roundup for Week 34, 2012

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Weekly environmental news roundup from across different media networks for week 34 (starting August 20, 2012) 2012. 1. NDMC leads the way in recycling e-waste In a first of its kind initiative by the civic body, the New Delhi Municipal Council has successfully disposed seven tonnes of electronic-waste in an environment friendly manner. 2. Four yrs on, BRT debate continues Delhi's bus rapid transit corridor is controversy's favourite child. It invited a lot of publicity when the first and the city's only such corridor was opened for traffic in April 2008. Four years hence, the debate on BRT's suitability for a car-crazy city still rages. 3. BRT: Ahmedabad shows the way Poor show in Delhi may have earned the Bus Rapid Transit system the tag of an alien concept for Indi...
Environmental News and Media Roundup for Week 33, 2012

Environmental News and Media Roundup for Week 33, 2012

Green Alert
Weekly environmental news roundup from across different media networks for week 33 (starting August 13, 2012) 2012. 1.  Delhi adopts humble sparrow as its state bird Till some years back, the house sparrow was the quintessential 'chidiya', the most common image to come to mind when one discussed birds in Delhi's urban context. One day it dawned on the city that the little feathery creature has more or less vanished, its absence even more pronounced by the sudden over-population of pigeons. 2. Govt wants to relocate Delhi's 18 elephants The forest department of Delhi has written to the state governments to make the city an elephant-free area. There are 18 registered elephants in the capital, which the department claims are a traffic hazard and pose as a safety risk. Letters
Invitation to the Exclusive Screening of “Tiger Dynasty”

Invitation to the Exclusive Screening of “Tiger Dynasty”

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Grey Films-- a single window solution in India and Asia for documentary, non-fiction broadcast television programming and feature films--cordially invites all interested to an exclusive screening of the documentary Tiger Dynasty: a powerful and poetic insight into the Royal Bengal Tiger's struggle for survival. Date: 3 June, 2012 (Sunday) Time: 5 pm Venue: Sirifort Auditorium, Sirifort Road, New Delhi Filmed and Directed by S. Nallamuthu for the BBC, the film takes the viewer deep into the jungles of Sariska. With all its tigers exterminated, Sariska got a fresh lease of life with the translocation of a male and female tiger from Ranthambore National Park. Tiger Dynasty is the intimate story of a young tigress and her challenging journey as she reclaims lost tiger territory and...
Tiger Conservation Efforts Awarded: More STPF to be Deployed

Tiger Conservation Efforts Awarded: More STPF to be Deployed

Green Alert
The Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Environment and Forests, Smt. Jayanthi Natarajan releasing the book ‘Fundamentals of the Wildlife Management’, at the All India Meeting of Field Directors of Tiger Reserves, in New Delhi The All India Meeting of Field Directors of Tiger Reserves recently concluded in New Delhi, with the lauding of the efforts made by different stakeholders for protecting the tiger habitat. The Minister of State (I/C) for Environment & Forest Smt. Jayanthi Natarajan presided over the meeting and stressed upon the increased focus on the tiger conservation since the last one year. The Centrally Sponsored Project Tiger Scheme was revised in August, 2011. Its allotment has been stepped up to Rs. 1216.86 Crores, especially to support the States for securi

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