WWF-India

Type: Organization
Name: WWF-India
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated 10 hours ago - 1 reports

Asian cities take action to reduce ecological impact, as global biodiversity declines

Living PLanet Report 2014New Delhi – Asian cities are demonstrating that Earth-friendly solutions to global problems do exist, as threats to the natural environment mount, according to the Living Planet Report 2014 released today by WWF. These solutions ... [Published WWF India - Sep 30 2014]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 1 reports

India has the third largest ecological footprint: Report

After China and USA, India has the third largest ecological footprint in the world, according to a report released today.China's share of ecological footprint, which is a measure humanity's demand on the planet, is a massive 19 per cent, followed by USA's ... [Published Business Standard India - Sep 30 2014]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 1 reports

Poland's 'Upside Down House', Sunderbans for this Durga Puja

Kolkata, Sep 29 (IANS): As Kolkata transforms into a giant carnival for the Durga Puja, gear up to answer the call of the wild and the bizarre from lands near distant at some of the marquees here.In Kolkata, there are around 2,470 community pujas and ... [Published Daijiworldcom - Sep 29 2014]
Entities: Puja, Poland, Kolkata
First reported Sep 27 2014 - Updated Sep 27 2014 - 1 reports

Discovery kids in association with WWF-INDIA organises Wild Wisdom Quiz 2014

NEW DELHI: Discovery Kids partnered with WWF–India to host this years’ Wild Wisdom Quiz, Asia’s largest wildlife quiz for children.  An annual event by WWF-India, the quiz aims to increase environmental awareness in India through various themes associated ... [Published Indian Television - Sep 27 2014]
First reported Sep 24 2014 - Updated Sep 24 2014 - 1 reports

Pilot project to reduce elephant births under consideration: West Bengal

NEW DELHI: The West Bengal government has informed the Supreme Court that it was only evaluating the feasibility and suitability of a proposing administering contraceptive drugs on wild elephants in north Bengal to manage their rapidly increasing pop ... [Published Economic Times - Sep 24 2014]
First reported Sep 23 2014 - Updated Sep 23 2014 - 1 reports

Valmiki Tiger Reserve conducts training workshop on wildlife monitoring using wireless technology

Demonstration on how to use wireless handsets and their various functionsTechnology, particularly communications technology, has become an essential component of the information-gathering field, especially in the past decade. As has been the case in the ... [Published WWF India - Sep 23 2014]
First reported Sep 22 2014 - Updated Sep 22 2014 - 1 reports

Hyd No More a Hot Spot for Migratory Birds

HYDERABAD: The city of Hyderabad and its outskirts once boasted of numerous lakes. For many years, several of these major lakes have been the nesting grounds of the variety of avian species from far off lands, which migrate seasonally every year (spcially ... [Published New Indian Express - Sep 22 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

National Workshop to Assess the Ecosystem Services for River Ganga

Dr. Brij Gopal from NIE introducing the workshopEnvironment experts come together to enumerate river ecosystem and develop a framework to pilot valuation of Ganga ecosystem services New Delhi: National Mission for Clean Ganga (NMCG), Ministry of Environment ... [Published WWF India - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

Valmiki Tiger Reserve holds training workshop on wireless technology for wildlife monitoring

Demonstration on how to use wireless handsets and their various functionsTechnology, particularly communications technology, has become an essential component of the information-gathering field, especially in the past decade. As has been the case in the ... [Published WWF India - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

Terai tigers under 'severe' threat as humans move in on their territory

The tiger population in the Terai region, a crucial big cat habitat on the India-Nepal border, is under severe stress because of human activities and encroachments, according to a government study recently released.Anthropogenic pressures like massive ... [Published Mail Online UK - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

Report on tigers released

BANGALORE: A report titled "Tigers of the Trans-boundary Terai Arc Landscape" was released on Wednesday at the second stocktaking meet of the Global Tiger Recovery Programme (GTRP), being held in Dhaka from 13-16 September 2014.A culmination of collaborative ... [Published Times of India - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

State launches smart cage to trap tigers

KOLKATA: The forest department on Tuesday unveiled a scientifically-improved cage to trap tigers in the Sunderbans and leopards in north Bengal.The new cages are much lighter than those being used now and the officials said it would be safe for both the ... [Published Times of India - Sep 16 2014]

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"The report underlines the importance of the choices we are making every day and their impact on the planet. It is imperative to take steps to ensure that all future development is sustainable" Ravi Singh, Secretary General and CEO, WWF-India commented on the report
"The videos will be streamed in the background while models of animals, flora and scenes of fishermen and narrative of Bonbibi (deity of Sunderbans) are part of the ambiance" said Guha
...Mark Pettigrew of Pepsico says: "I like the Cool Farm Tool because it's not a black box. With other tools you… just pay for the study and are delivered the results. This is a better way of engaging."
Though no decision was taken on the pilot project, the West Bengal government said, "It is felt that there is need for serious scientific research on the subject so as to keep pace with the latest advancement in the matter worldwide and to be in preparedness to deal with human-elephant conflict, ensuring elephant conservation. The wild elephant population in north Bengal has increased from 175 in 1989 to 529 in 2010."

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India has the third largest ecological footprin... [Published Business Standard India - Sep 30 2014]
Asian cities take action to reduce ecological i... [Published WWF India - Sep 30 2014]
Poland's 'Upside Down House', Sunderbans for th... [Published Daijiworldcom - Sep 29 2014]
Discovery kids in association with WWF-INDIA or... [Published Indian Television - Sep 27 2014]
The Cool Farm Tool – a better way of engaging w... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Sep 26 2014]
Pilot project to reduce elephant births under c... [Published Economic Times - Sep 24 2014]
Valmiki Tiger Reserve conducts training worksho... [Published WWF India - Sep 23 2014]
Hyd No More a Hot Spot for Migratory Birds [Published New Indian Express - Sep 22 2014]
Big cat count reaches upper limit [Published Times of India - Sep 21 2014]
Climate cloud over Sunderbans tigers [Published Times of India - Sep 21 2014]
National Workshop to Assess the Ecosystem Servi... [Published WWF India - Sep 19 2014]
Valmiki Tiger Reserve holds training workshop o... [Published WWF India - Sep 19 2014]
Terai tigers under 'severe' threat as humans mo... [Published Mail Online UK - Sep 19 2014]
Report on tigers released [Published Times of India - Sep 17 2014]
State launches smart cage to trap tigers [Published Times of India - Sep 16 2014]
Japan Celebrates A Nuclear-free Year [Published Businessworld India - Sep 15 2014]
Tech The Wild Track [Published Times of India - Sep 12 2014]
The pangolin’s uncertain future [Published Livemint.com - Sep 08 2014]
WWF-India’s Wild Wisdom Quiz held [Published Assam Tribune - Aug 30 2014]
Workshop to orient media representatives to wil... [Published WWF India - Aug 28 2014]
Bookends and new friends [Published Calcutta Telegraph - Aug 10 2014]
Clean energy is govt's mantra: Prakash Javadekar [Published Times of India - Aug 01 2014]
Protest [Published Calcutta Telegraph - Apr 25 2014]
Electric van rickshaws mooted to replace pollut... [Published Panchabuta - Cleantech & Renewable Energy in India - Mar 20 2014]
Electric van rickshaws mooted to replace pollut... [Published Panchabuta-Renewable Energy & Cleantech in India - Mar 20 2014]
Festival boost to Eaglenest [Published Calcutta Telegraph - Feb 02 2014]
Rare black-necked cranes spotted at Arunachal’s... [Published Topnews.in - Jan 05 2012]
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Electric van rickshaws mooted to replace pollut... [Published Panchabuta - Cleantech & Renewable Energy in India - Mar 20 2014]
According to reports, the climate adaptation wing of WWF-India is currently working on a pilot project to transform van rickshaws, a highly polluting and illegal commuter and goods carrier popularly used in semi-urban and rural Bengal, into an environment-friendly ...
Electric van rickshaws mooted to replace pollut... [Published Panchabuta-Renewable Energy & Cleantech in India - Mar 20 2014]
According to reports, the climate adaptation wing of WWF-India is currently working on a pilot project to transform van rickshaws, a highly polluting and illegal commuter and goods carrier popularly used in semi-urban and rural Bengal, into an environment-friendly ...
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