WWF India’s hunt for the Youth Tiger Ambassadors is now over as it introduced to the country, two progressive minded youth to represent India at the upcoming Youth Tiger Summit at Vladivostok in Russia. These Young Tiger Ambassadors will represent India at the Youth Summit which will be held parallel […]
The 13 Tiger Range Countries (TRCc) viz. Bangladesh, Bhutan, Cambodia, China, India, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Nepal, Russia, Thailand and Vietnam have finalized an ambitious global programme for restoring tiger populations in the wild. Representatives from the 13 countries came together at the two day workshop on “Consensus for Conservation”, […]
The most recent celebrity who has lent his name for the cause of saving the tiger is Hollywood actor Leonardo DiCaprio. Having met Jairam Ramesh in New York this September at the reception of the Coalition of Rainforest Nations, DiCaprio reportedly expressed his interest to play a crucial role in […]
..and stop the corruption, and incompetence and what not. The last of the ‘Shera’ is at stake. It is no longer difficult to understand why big projects like the ones meant to save the tiger don’t really work effectively. I am shocked by the collapse of a foot over bridge […]
Today, the sustainability challenge is even more complex with rising temperature and debates over climate change. Nations around the world are struggling to evaluate and come up with means to combat climate change and yet develop at the desired rate. India too is running the race towards sustainable development and the various ministries are working hard to find a narrow way out of the crunching demands and needs for development at one hand and environmental protection on the other.
The Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoEF) recently released a Report of the Elephant Task Force (ETF) and announced the setting up of a National Elephant Conservation Authority (NECA) along with declaring the elephant as a National Heritage Animal. The specialized ETF was previously set up by the Ministry under […]
The recently concluded The Future of the Bengal Tiger, a conference hosted by the Sanctuary Asia, brought together over 150 delegates, speakers and other participants from all walks of life.
WWF India is looking for two talented, progressive-minded youths to represent India during its upcoming Youth Tiger Summit at Vladivostok (home to the Amur tiger) in Russia. Starting September 12, 2010, the summit will carry on till September 19, 2010. If you are young, a natural leader and people listen […]
If there is any body which is consistently working hard for the biodiversity in this International Year of Biodiversity, amazingly, it is but the Ministry of Environment & Forests (MoEF). And quite appropriately so! The MoEF has now notified the Ganges River Dolphin as the National Aquatic Animal of India. […]
With a total of 11 years of experience in ground level conservation, anti-poaching, and rehabilitation work, Tiger Watch – a Non-Governmental Organisation working out of Sawai Madhopur – on the outskirts of the Ranthambore National Park in Rajasthan – has put together its experience and knowledge – invaluable for those making a sincere and serious effort towards conservation.
Rahul Dravid and Editor, Sanctuary, Bittu Sahgal Voice Their Concern Cross posted from WWF-India by J. Ertmann On the 28th of July 2009, a Tiger Rally was organised by the Delhi Greens (Editor’s Note: and by Sanctuary and a series of organisations) at the Nehru Memorial Museum & Library (NMML), Teen Murti […]
A Moghiya Tribal outside his house on the outskirts of the Ranthambore National Park, one of the first “poacher” to be rehabilitated by Tiger Watch Continuing with the spirit of Save the Tiger campaign of Delhi Greens, I have an interesting story to share about the Moghiya Tribe that specialize […]