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Conservation Bulletin 2024 - Week 06

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Conservation Bulletin 2024 - Week 06
(February 09, 2024) Himalayan wolf listed as 'vulnerable' in IUCN, prompts concerted conservation efforts | Mongabay The Himalayan wolf has been designated as 'vulnerable' on the IUCN Red List, with a population of 2,275 to 3,792 remaining in the wild. Threats include habitat loss, human conflict, feral dog competition, and illegal hunting, emphasising the need for conservation efforts such as grassland preservation, unplanned development monitoring, feral dog population management, and improved ...

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Conservation Bulletin 2024 - Week 05

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Conservation Bulletin 2024 - Week 05
(February 02, 2024) Bangladesh, India to work together to prevent wildlife trafficking: Saber | The Business Standard Bangladesh and India plan to jointly combat wildlife trafficking and strengthen efforts in tiger conservation and Sundarbans preservation. They will also collaborate on climate change initiatives, including the Mujib Climate Prosperity Plan, and work together in marine biodiversity conservation and ecotourism. The Indian envoy highlighted the importance of mutual cooperation in environmental and ...

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Conservation Bulletin 2024 - Week 04

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Conservation Bulletin 2024 - Week 04
(January 25, 2024) Gangetic dolphin rescued in Odisha, may be indicator of more freshwater dolphins in river | Down to Earth In Odisha's Balasore district, a rare Gangetic dolphin was rescued by forest officials after being caught in fishing nets. The dolphin, blind by birth, is a critically endangered species slated for release into the Budhabalang river, suggesting the potential presence of more freshwater dolphins. This incident underscores the need for conservation efforts like 'Project Gangetic Dol...

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Understanding the acceptance of alternatives to Bengal Monitor Lizard skins for use in Ghumats by artisans and players of Ghumats in Goa

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Understanding the acceptance of alternatives to Bengal Monitor Lizard skins for use in Ghumats by artisans and players of Ghumats in Goa
(January 23, 2024) The Counter Wildlife Trafficking programme of WCS-India, in collaboration with the Goa State Biodiversity Board, conducted a one-day workshop on the topic ‘Understanding the acceptance of alternatives to Bengal Monitor Lizard skins for use in Ghumats by artisans and players of Ghumats in Goa’ on 17th, November 2023. Over 64 participants from diverse backgrounds participated, including artisans, ghumat makers, music stalwarts, and officials from the Directorate of Art & Cul...

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Conservation Bulletin 2024 - Week 03

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Conservation Bulletin 2024 - Week 03
(January 19, 2024) Arunachal Pradesh’s Pakke Paga Hornbill Festival gears up for its 9th Edition | Down to Earth The 9th Pakke Paga Hornbill Festival in Arunachal Pradesh, from January 18-20, highlights hornbill conservation by celebrating the Nyishi community's shift from hunters to conservationists. This year's theme, "Domutoh Domutoh, Paga hum Domutoh" in Nyishi language, emphasises the critical need to conserve hornbills. The festival features activities like bird-watching, cultural ...

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Conservation Bulletin 2024 - Week 1

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Conservation Bulletin 2024 - Week 1
(January 05, 2024) India gears to use eDNA to identify, track wildlife | Mongabay The Zoological Survey of India (ZSI) is pioneering the use of environmental DNA (eDNA) technology to assess biodiversity, offering a promising tool for measuring wildlife, studying flora and fauna, and identifying hard-to-find species. This innovative approach also holds potential for providing crucial data on invasive alien species in India, with ZSI initiating a pilot project to explore the applications of eDNA in wildlife monit...

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Conservation Bulletin - Week 43 (2023)

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Conservation Bulletin - Week 43 (2023)
(December 15, 2023) Hangul population in Kashmir could go extinct without intervention, finds long-term study | Mongabay A long-term study reveals that the hangul population in and around Dachigam National Park, the sole viable group in the region, remains critically endangered despite protection, facing imminent extinction without intervention. Researchers advocate for conservation measures, including monitoring calf survival, removing feral dogs, minimising livestock presence, and restocking hangul in suitable...

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Conservation Bulletin - Week 42 (2023)

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Conservation Bulletin - Week 42 (2023)
(December 08, 2023) Pythons return home, slowly but surely, finds a new study | Mongabay A recent telemetry study on Indian rock pythons in South India discovered their home range to be approximately four square kilometres, challenging previous assumptions about their habitat size. The research also highlighted variations in the mating season between rock pythons in the northern and southern regions of India, while earlier findings suggested that adult male pythons may be smaller than previously thought. Ho...

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Conservation Bulletin - Week 41 (2023)

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Conservation Bulletin - Week 41 (2023)
(December 01, 2023) Saving India's only ape, the hoolock gibbon | Mongabay The Hollongapar Gibbon Sanctuary in Assam, home to the endangered Western hoolock gibbon, faces a threat due to a railway track fragmenting its habitat. Future electrification plans pose an increased threat to the species navigating their habitat. Scientists advocate conservation through track rerouting and the installation of canopy bridges for the unique hoolock gibbon. How mothers built a forest in world’s largest delta ...

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Conservation Bulletin - Week 40 (2023)

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Conservation Bulletin - Week 40 (2023)
(November 24, 2023) Bhutan, India and Nepal collaborate to counter wildlife trafficking in South Asia | The Telegraph India, Bhutan, and Nepal are collaborating to combat wildlife trafficking in South Asia through a nine-day Training of Trainers workshop organised by TRAFFIC India and WWF-India. The initiative, in partnership with the South Asia Wildlife Enforcement Network and Wildlife Crime Control Bureau, aims to strengthen the capacity of law enforcement agencies in the region. The workshop covers topics suc...

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