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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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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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Human Wildlife Interactions

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. 

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January 13, 2021

Conversation with Jonathan Scott – Part 2

Read part 1 here!Together with his wife, Angela Scott, Jonathan Scott is one of the most renowned na...
January 5, 2021

It’s time to test solutions, not people’s acceptance

One winter morning, Shivaarsa, 39, had no premonition of the misfortune awaiting his discovery. As w...

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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January 15, 2021

'Super Farmer' Daasi wins ‘Phalashreshtha Award’

Daasi, a woman from a forest community in Nagarahole National Park voluntarily relocated to the Soll...
January 11, 2021

Supporting school education in villages around Desert National Park, Jaisalmer

By Anil KumarThere is an old saying: “If you want to change the environment, start planting a ...

Photo Copyrights: Kalyan Varma, Muthanna P M, Prakash Matada, Mahendra Jain, Amith Bangre, Ramki Sreenivasan, Shialendra Singh, Vardhan Patankar, PV Seetaram






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