India is home to ~70% of the global tiger population present across central India, the Eastern and Western Ghats, the Shivalik and Gangetic plains, as well as the Northeastern hills and Brahmaputra plains.
Today human-wildlife conflict is an issue that has gained a lot of importance globally and nationally. While it negatively affects both humans and wildlife, many of the latter are endangered and threatened.
The WCS-India Marine Program aims to conserve the unique diversity of India’s coastal habitats and seas by working with communities and partner organizations to overcome these challenges through a multidisciplinary approach.
Counter Wildlife Trafficking program aims to build capacity among mandated agencies to detect, identify, investigate, arrest, prosecute, and convict criminal organizations that perpetrate wildlife trafficking.
Statement on Our Code of conduct
We are deeply concerned about the issues that have been brought to our notice and reported in social media regarding instances of misconduct by our staff. We stand in solidarity with all the women who have shared their traumatic experiences of sexual harassment. We at WCS-India have zero tolerance towards all forms of harassment and believe in providing a safe working environment for all staff, and it is our collective aspiration to ensure that our actions align with the highest standards of professionalism and ethical conduct. We are looking into all avenues of action.
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