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“India must disrupt the organized criminal network to stop illegal wildlife trade”: Lieberman

(February 19, 2020) Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS)-India, in collaboration with Wildlife Crime Control Bureau (WCCB), Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Government of India, National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA), and TRAFFIC – India, organised a side event titled ‘Control of Illegal Trade in Wildlife Including Migratory Species’ at CMS-CoP13 at Gandhinagar, Gujarat on Wednesday.Speaking at the event, Dr. Susan Lieberman, Vice President, International Policy, WCS, said ...

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IFS Workshop on Voluntary Relocation in Bhadra TR, 2019: Participant's reaction - T Mohan Raj

(January 22, 2020) IFS officers from across the country participated in “One-week compulsory training on voluntary relocation from Tiger Reserves” jointly organised by the Ministry of Environment, Forest & Climate Change (MoEFCC) and WCS-India with the support from WildCAT-C & WildCANE from November 11th to 15th, 2019. T Mohan Raj, DCF, Mukundra Hills Tiger Reserve, Kota, Rajastan, talks about the workshop.https://youtu.be/cVITTAmZZsk

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The spotted Mumbaikar from Aarey, and more

The spotted Mumbaikar from Aarey, and more
(January 14, 2020) Aarey Conservation Group organized an event called “The Aarey Ecosystem: Impacting the future of Mumbai” at Pragnya Bodhini High School, Mumbai. The event aimed at raising awareness on the fast urbanization of Mumbai, and its effects on the ecosystem. The event had various speakers such as Shwetha Wagh (Urban Conservationist & Associate Professor at KRVIA), Hema Ramani (Lawyer), Hussain Indorewala (Urban Researcher & Associate Professor at KRVIA) and WCS-India’s Nikit S...

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IFS Workshop on Voluntary Relocation in Bhadra TR, 2019: Participant's reaction - C Selvam

(January 14, 2020) IFS officers from across the country participated in “One-week compulsory training on voluntary relocation from Tiger Reserves” jointly organised by the Ministry of Environment, Forest & Climate Change (MoEFCC) and WCS-India with the support from WildCAT-C & WildCANE from November 11th to 15th, 2019. C Selvam, DFO, Visakhapatnam, talks about the workshop.https://youtu.be/z0nwNLawMlI

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IFS Workshop on Voluntary Relocation in Bhadra TR, 2019: Participant's reaction - Shivani Dogra

(January 10, 2020) IFS officers from across the country participated in “One-week compulsory training on voluntary relocation from Tiger Reserves” jointly organised by the Ministry of Environment, Forest & Climate Change (MoEFCC) and WCS-India with the support from WildCAT-C & WildCANE from November 11th to 15th, 2019. Shivani Dogra, DFO Mancherial, Telangana State, talks about the workshop.https://youtu.be/cVITTAmZZsk 

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IFS Workshop on Voluntary Relocation in Bhadra TR, 2019: Participant's reaction - Supongnukshi

(January 08, 2020) IFS officers from across the country participated in “One-week compulsory training on voluntary relocation from Tiger Reserves” jointly organised by the Ministry of Environment, Forest & Climate Change (MoEFCC) and WCS-India with the support from WildCAT-C & WildCANE from November 11th to 15th, 2019. Supongnukshi, CCF (Biodiversity & Research), Nagaland, talks about the workshop.https://youtu.be/LKt9vofflUM

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IFS Workshop on Voluntary Relocation, 2018

(January 07, 2020) IFS officers from across the country participated in “One-week compulsory training on voluntary relocation from Tiger Reserves” jointly organised by the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEFCC) and WCS-India from November 12th to 16th, 2018.https://youtu.be/szZ09zfCCbY

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Wildlife trafficking workshop for trainee rangers

Wildlife trafficking workshop for trainee rangers
(December 27, 2019) The Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS)-India, conducted a two-day capacity building workshop to combat wildlife trafficking on 26th and 27th of December, 2019. The workshop, held at the Central Academy of Forest Education in West Bengal, was attended by 34 ranger trainees.“The workshop was for ranger trainees. By conducting a workshop at the academy, we did not only get future rangers from across the country at one place as our audience, but also grabbed the opportunity of catching them y...

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Two-day workshop to combat wildlife trafficking held in WB

Two-day workshop to combat wildlife trafficking held in WB
(December 19, 2019) Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS)–India, in collaboration with West Bengal Forest Department, organized a two-day workshop to combat wildlife trafficking. The workshop was held on December 17 and December 18 at the Surulia Mini Zoo, Kangsabati North Division, Purulia.The workshop began with a session by Sahila Kudalkar, project manager, Counter Wildlife Trafficking (CWT), WCS–India, on the introduction of wildlife trafficking and the scale of this issue, nationally and internationa...

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Wildlife Trafficking workshop held in Daroji Sloth Bear Sanctuary

Wildlife Trafficking workshop held in Daroji Sloth Bear Sanctuary
(December 15, 2019) Wildlife Conservation Society-India in collaboration with the Karnataka Forest Department (KFD) conducted a two-day training programme for the officers of KFD at the Daroji Sloth Bear Sanctuary from December 13. The workshop was held to sensitise KFD staff about wildlife laws in the country, its enforcement and the role played by them in successful combatting of wildlife trafficking. The training began with Sahila Kudalkar, program manager, Counter Wildlife Trafficking (CWT), WCS-India, det...

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