WWF-India

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Name: WWF-India
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 15 hours ago - 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 - 15 hours ago]
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 20 hours ago - 1 reports

Big cat count reaches upper limit

KOLKATA: The Sunderbans tiger population may have reached its carrying capacity. The scientists of the Wildlife Institute of India (WII), who are compiling data as part of the all-India tiger census, have revealed this.The carrying capacity of a population ... [Published Times of India - 20 hours ago]
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 20 hours ago - 1 reports

Climate cloud over Sunderbans tigers

KOLKATA: Sunderbans' tigers that lord over the archipelago and are counted among the most ferocious predators on the planet could end up with a rather sad refugee tag. Climate change scientists believe these big cats will become the foremost animals on ... [Published Times of India - 20 hours ago]
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]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

Japan Celebrates A Nuclear-free Year

Japan will celebrate a nuclear free year. This would mark the beginning of Japan’s transition from being a nuclear energy dependent economy to marching towards renewable energy based economy. You could say that land of the Rising Sun has finally embarked ... [Published Businessworld India - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Aug 30 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 1 reports

WWF-India’s Wild Wisdom Quiz held

GUWAHATI, Aug 30 – The Wild Wisdom Quiz, launched by WWF-India in 2008, has emerged as Asia’s largest wildlife-related quiz and the only national-level wildlife quiz in India, a press release stated. The Assam City-level Wild Wisdom Quiz of WWF-India ... [Published Assam Tribune - Aug 30 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

Workshop to orient media representatives to wildlife laws in Kaziranga and Golaghat, Assam

Mr N. Mahanta, DFO, Kaziranga NP (right) during his inaugural address"The media can play a crucial role in ensuring that correct and complete information enters the public domain, which can help in the right ... [Published WWF India - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

A Summer Orientation Camp at Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary

Pobitora Wildlife SanctuaryA brief about Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary (WLS) The Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary is situated in the Morigaon District of Assam and covers an area of approximately 38.8km2, replete with a population of 100 rhinoceros’ as per a ... [Published WWF India - Aug 20 2014]

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Chief wildlife warden Ujjwal Bhattacharya said that he can't offer any comment without going through the report. "We need to know the basis on which they have come to the conclusion" he added
...Of the rest of the 100 islands, 54 were de-forested to make room for human habitation. Only, 46 islands are now left with wildlife habitat. "One has to pay for this ecological imbalance. In the days ahead, either tigers will stray into human habitat more frequently or cross over to the Bangladesh side" Kanjilal said
...Speaking at the event , Mike Baltzer, Leader, WWF Tigers Alive Initiative said "We are nearly a third of the way towards Tx2. There has been great progress but many governments still need to do much more if we are going to achieve our goal by 2"
...new cages are much lighter than those being used now and the officials said it would be safe for both the animals and department staff who use it. "The heavy cages cause injuries to both the animals and handlers, hence the new cages were designed" said chief wildlife warden Ujjwal Bhattacharya

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Hyd No More a Hot Spot for Migratory Birds [Published New Indian Express - 15 hours ago]
Big cat count reaches upper limit [Published Times of India - 20 hours ago]
Climate cloud over Sunderbans tigers [Published Times of India - 20 hours ago]
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]
A Summer Orientation Camp at Pobitora Wildlife ... [Published WWF India - Aug 20 2014]
National Aquatic Animal: Gangetic Dolphin [Published Forbes India - Aug 18 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]
Earth Hour super heroes join forces to protect ... [Published WWF - Environmental News - Mar 29 2014]
India Green News: Policy shift can help reduce ... [Published Switchboard, from NRDC - Mar 28 2014]
Nokia And WWF Launch Official App For Earth Hou... [Published TechTree.com - Mar 28 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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Earth Hour super heroes join forces to protect ... [Published WWF - Environmental News - Mar 29 2014]
Gland, Switzerland -- WWF's Earth Hour is moving across the globe with help from Spider-Man and millions of everyday super heroes participating in the world's largest celebration to protect the planet. Now in its eight year, the global movement organized ...
India Green News: Policy shift can help reduce ... [Published Switchboard, from NRDC - Mar 28 2014]
Kristina Johnson, Program Assistant, Food and Agriculture, India Initiative, Urban, San Francisco March 20th - March 26th   India Green News is a selection of news highlights about environmental and energy issues in India Climate Change Drought-like ...
Nokia And WWF Launch Official App For Earth Hou... [Published TechTree.com - Mar 28 2014]
We are just two days away from what started off as an initiative and has now turned into a world’s largest voluntary environmental action. Earth hour as we know it, is gradually changing from just switching off our lights for an hour, to an entire movement ...
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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