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Four Day Long Gaj Mahotsav Begins in Delhi Tomorrow

Four Day Long Gaj Mahotsav Begins in Delhi Tomorrow

Events
The Wildlife Trust of India, along with International Fund for Animal Welfare, United Nations Environment Program and the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change invite everyone to a Four-day long Gaj Mahotsav. This Elephant Festival will take place from 12 to 15 August 2018 at the IGNCA, New Delhi. August 12 is also celebrated as Elephant Day. Gaj Mahotsav will be a celebration of the Asian Elephant as India's National Heritage Animal. The events during the Gaj Mahotsav will span across four days and cover art, culture, dance, music, film, literature, spirituality, ecology, media and policy. It will also have a special area for display and sales of elephant themed products and produce from various NGOs invited to showcase their social enterprises. Dates: 12-15 August ...
Invite to NMML Panel Discussion on Paryavaran Aur Hamara Bhavishya

Invite to NMML Panel Discussion on Paryavaran Aur Hamara Bhavishya

Events
The Nehru Memorial Museum and Library (NMML) invites all interested to a panel discussion on the topic of Paryavaran aur Hamara Bhavishya on World Environment Day, June 5 2015! Mr. Rajiv Bhartari, I.F.S. and Chief Conservator of Forest, Dehradun and Dr. Rajendra Prasad Mishra, Wildlife Trust of India (WTI), Raipur will preside on the panel for the discussion. Date: Friday, 5 June 2015 Time: 3:00 p.m. Venue: Seminar Room, First Floor, Library Building, Nehru Memorial Museum and Library, Teen Murti House, New Delhi The panel discussion will bring forth meaningful insights on the development challenges being faced by India, especially in ensuring sustainable development for the country.  
Media Based Internship Opportunity at the Wildlife Trust of India

Media Based Internship Opportunity at the Wildlife Trust of India

Green Jobs
The Wildlife Trust of India (WTI), a non-profit conservation organisation, committed to urgent action that works towards the protection of India's wildlife, invites applications from motivated and enthusiastic volunteers (Minimum eligibility: Graduation) who can engage in documentation work in the communications division of the organisation. The major responsibilities would include, among others, Segregating & sorting news clips- WTI hits separate, species wise separate and file them. Scanning news clips to be stored in hard disk Help filling the media analysis data with provided information. Applications are welcomed from current and recent graduate students, as well as individuals with appropriate qualifications or work experience. The internship positions are unpai
Deadly Rail Tracks Bring Elephants Under Threat

Deadly Rail Tracks Bring Elephants Under Threat

Articles
The killing of elephants on railway tracks in West Bengal made headlines recently. On 22nd September, seven elephants including one calf were mowed down by a Guwahati bound goods train near Moraghat level crossing around midnight. The railway track in question passes through an elephant corridor which, according to the Forest Department's Expert Committee, was not considered as accident prone area. Consequently and as indicated by the scale of casualty, the train was moving with a speed much higher than the permissible speed limit of 25 kmph. The Railway authorities later confirmed the speed of the train at the time of the accident to be 70 kmph. The tragic incident has sent shock waves across the conservation community in India. The incident has brought into attention the threat po...

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