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Dr Piyush Shastri talks about his experience in handling avian emergencies during the Makar Sankranti festival and how the recent ERN workshop laid a roadmap for future in handling avian emergencies across the country. Read more
Dr Mayukh Chatterjee narrates his experience of crowd management during a recent human-leopard conflict situation in Western UP. Read more
Kaziranga National Park, December 28, 2014: For the first time in India, a mass capture of Eastern swamp deer for relocation unfolded in Kaziranga. To save them from a point of no return, 19 Eastern swamp deer were captured in Kaziranga to be reloca Read more
IGI Airport, New Delhi, November 26, 2014:Few nilgais, inhabiting the IGIA, were mass captured and relocated to Asola WLS by the IFAW-WTI team. It is for the first time in India that wild nilgai herd has been mass captured and released. Read more
Sonepur, Bihar, November 18, 2014: WTI exposes the trade of wild animals and birds at Sonepur Mela in Bihar. The writer narrates his experiences of intimidation, cruelty and futility. While the forest department looks away, we dig deep to expose th Read more
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The Centre for Bear Rehabilitation and Conservation (CBRC) is the first specialised rehabilitation centre for Asiatic black bears in India. Supported by the Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoEF), the centre was established jointly by the Arunachal Pradesh Forest Department, International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) and Wildlife Trust of India (WTI) in 2002, with an aim to rehabilitate displaced cubs back into the wild.
The Whale Shark Conservation Project attempts to generate baseline data on the whale shark to aid its long-term conservation in India. A joint venture of the Gujarat Forest Department, Tata Chemicals Limited (TCL) and Wildlife Trust of India (WTI), the project activities involve scientific studies of whale sharks through photo-identification, genetic analysis and satellite tagging.
Mobile Veterinary Service (MVS) project is one of the unique efforts of Wildlife Trust of India (WTI) to provide in-situ emergency relief to displaced or distressed wild animals. The project envisages placement of trained and equipped wildlife veterinarians in major protected areas across the country to ensure round-the-clock medical attention to wild animals in need.
The Udanti Wild Buffalo Recovery Project aims to stabilise the wild buffalo population in Udanti Wildlife Sanctuary, Chhattisgarh by implementing a number of ex situ and in situ interventions.
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In a major boost to combating wildlife crimes, for the first time in India, Wildlife Trust of India (WTI) with support of Wildlife Crime Control Bureau (WCCB) has developed an Android based smartphone application wherein users can report wildlife crimes from anywhere across the country using their phones. The app also has an integrated digital version of the Wild Life (Protection) Act, 1972 and was formally handed over to WCCB on November 3, 2014.


 

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A herd of Eastern Swamp Deer in Kaziranga National Park. Photo: Rathin/WTI

A male and a female Eastern swamp deer walking in the Kaziranga National Park

Boma being constructed in Kaziranga National Park to capture the deer. Photo: Subhamoy/WTI

The capture boma construction at Solmara Beel for Eastern swamp deer mass capture in the Central Range of Kaziranga National Park on 28th November 2014.Photo:Rathin Barman/WTI

The capture boma construction at Solmara Beel for Eastern swamp deer mass capture in the Central Range of Kaziranga National Park on 28th November 2014.Photo:Rathin Barman/WTI

We take care of each and every detail. The specially fabricated truck that would take the deer on their long journey from Kaziranga to Manas. Photo:Subhamoy/WTI

The strategy team discussing the capture situation on ground in presence of Dr. Markus Hofmyr from South Africa at Solmara beel in central range of Kaziranga National Park on 9th December 2014.Photo:Subhamoy/WTI

Customised animal transporting vehicle is prepared and placed at the entrance of the animal capture boma for the eastern Swamp Deer translocation by the team of WTI on 23rd December. Photo:Subhamoy/WTI

Customised truck placed at the entrance of the animal capture boma for the Eastern Swamp Deer translocation by the WTI team Photo:Subhamoy Bhattacharjee/WTI

Captured Eastern swamp deer inside the fabricated truck after the mass capture at Kaziranga National Park on 26th December 2014.Photo:Subhamoy Bhattacharjee/WTI

The Eastern swamp deer from Kaziranga National Park are released at the especially designed boma at Manas National Park on December 27, 2014.Photo:Subhamoy Bhattacharjee/WTI

The hard work finally pays off. The team celebrating the release of Eastern swamp deer in Manas National Park. Photo:Subhamoy/WTI
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