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WCS Updates on COVID-19 CORONAVIRUS

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COVID-19 relief materials to communities

During the COVID-19 lockdown, WCS-India staff came together to contribute personal funds towards the procurement and distribution of relief materials for communities they work with on the ground.
 

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Counter Wildlife Trafficking

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. 

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Angria Bank

Angria Bank is a shallow sunken atoll situated 105 km off the coast of Maharashtra. The region supports a rich diversity of corals, algae, fish and marine megafauna, and therefore serves as an ideal site at which to initiate our efforts. 

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July 31, 2020

What can coral identification reveal about coral reefs?

Coral reefs are the celebrities of the oceans: exceptionally photogenic, colourful and always the ta...

Expedition to Angria Bank

This film documents the expedition carried out by the Centre for Marine Living Resources and Ecology (CMLRE), the Mangrove Cell- Maharashtra Forest Department, the Indian Institute of SCUBA Diving and Aquatic Sports (IISDA) and the Wildlife Conservation Society – India (WCS-India) to initiate the process of facilitating the notification of Angria Bank as Marine Protected Area.

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In the news

July 31, 2020

This World Rangers Day, meet Bhaniklal, Range Officer, Kodanad

Every year, July 31 is celebrated as World Ranger Day to honor the guardians of our natural and cult...
June 9, 2020

Cyclone Amphan Reminds Us Why Mangrove Conservation is Essential to the Sundarbans’ Survival and What it Should Look Like

By Aashika Ravi“Before 2009, we had never planted a mangrove before, we were working on wildli...

Photo Copyrights: Sachin Rai, Michael Vickers, Kalyan Varma, Prakash Matada, Amith Bangre, Ramki Sreenivasan, Vardhan Patankar, PV Seetaram

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