Vivek Menon: First Indian Conservationist Nominated for the Economists’ Inspiring Innovators Award

WTI Provides Ex-Gratia to the Family of Late Oponthung W. Jami

Environment Minister Visits Doyang to Welcome Amur Falcons

Villagers Give Right of Passage to Elephants in Kalapahar-Daigurung Corridor

Captive Elephants of Northeast Now have a Clinic in Kaziranga

IFAW-WTI Rescues and Translocates Stranded Gibbon Family in Arunachal

Training of Trainers Programme Held at Wardha

Falcon Festival: An Ode to Amur Falcon

Female Elephant Calf Admitted to CWRC

Awareness Programme on Eastern Swamp Deer in Manas National Park

Obituary: Mr Sujit Gupta (1937-2015)

First Evidence of Himalayan Brown
Goral Recorded in Valmiki Tiger Reserve

Second Central India Legal Assistance Review Meeting held in Pench TR

Sixty School Children Participate in Wall Painting Competition at Dudhwa

Two male elephant calves admitted to CWRC

Ivory Trade: Three Poachers and One Middleman Arrested in Kerala

WTI Conducts Wildlife Crime Prevention Training for Forest Staff in Shivpuri and Gwalior Circles

Elephant Calf Admitted to CWRC after Unsuccessful Reunion

WTI, IFAW & Elephant Family Respond to the Controversy around the Numaligarh Refinery Video

487 kgs of Ivory Seized in Undercover Operation in Delhi

Roar of the Tiger in Tezpur’s AIR Campus

Second Edition of Elephant Cup Kicked Off at Karbi Anglong

Rarely seen Hog Badger Rescued and Released Back to Wild

IFAW-WTI Provides Ex-Gratia Support to Forester’s Family in Kaziranga

IFAW-WTI Celebrates Wildlife Week in Assam with Children

Ivory Trade Kingpin Nabbed at Delhi

WTI holds Workshop on Impact of Linear Intrusions on Wildlife and the Way Forward

WTI & Aircel Invite Media to Become Stakeholders in Wildlife Conservation

Two Open Billed Stork Fledglings Released in Kaziranga

Female Elephant Calf Admitted at CWRC

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Photo: Rudra Mahapatra/WTI/ 27.11.15



The following is a first person account by Jose Louise on his experiment with technology to fight wildlife trade in Bhutan. Read more
Blog by Dr Shantanu Kalambi. I always imagined a wildlife veterinarian’s job required a high level of fitness with loads of running towards animals and running away from them,jumping on crocodiles (Steve Irwin be praised). Sadly, it isn't. Read more
Dr Jahan Ahmed writes a first-person account of moving four Asiatic black bear cubs from the IFAW-WTI’s Centre for Bear Rehabilitation and Conservation to their acclimatization site. Read more
In his blog, Vivek Menon asks, when was the last time one truly travelled wild and chose the untrammelled dirt tracks of a wilderness with a feeling of indescribable lightness in the heart? Read more
In his blog, IFAW-WTI's Project Lead, Panjit Basumatary, recalls his experience of nurturing a rhino calf that was rescued from Kaziranga National Park in Assam. He shares how his daughter has found a new friend in the rhino calf Read more
Two months is a relatively short amount of time in an elephant’s lifespan. Read more
Elephants are long-lived creatures. As an Order, Proboscideans have existed nearly 60 million years. The Asian elephant has been around at least 250,000 years. The average elephant lives 60 years, and can sometimes live up to a hundred. Read more
In this blog, WTI's Pow Aim Hailowng remembers the day when she volunteered to capture nilgai from IGI Airport. Pow recounts her experiences of capturing these magnificent creatures and releasing them in a safer habitat away from human habitation. Read more
Under the Pakke Conservation Project, 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.
West Coast Marine Conservation Project in Gujarat has two components -- the Whale Shark Conservation Project and the Coral Reef Recovery Project. A joint venture of the Gujarat Forest Department, Tata Chemicals Limited and WTI, the project activities involve scientific studies of whale sharks through photo-identification, genetic analysis and satellite tagging. Moreover, the Coral Reef Recovery Project seeks to develop and implement appropriate strategies for the conservation of Mithapur reef.
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.
In November, 2010, Forest Department of Assam and WTI in collaboration with ONGC launched a 3-year long ecological research programme – the “Eastern Swamp Deer Conservation Project” in Kaziranga, in an effort to understand the ecology of the swamp deer and develop strategies for conservation of the sub-species. This was designed, to help in developing conservation strategies for the swamp deer population in Kaziranga and to create new sub-populations in the subspecies’ erstwhile distribution.

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.


Animal Action Education is the largest animal-focused educational activity in the world and draws participation of millions of children world wide. Organised in 18 countries including India, dive into the world of animals as the various packs teach you all you need to know about from elephants and tigers to cats and dogs!



Royal Beginings
HRH The Prince of Wales speaking at the fundraiser where five NGOs signed an MoU to raise £20 million to secure 100 elephant corridors in India by 2025. The event was held in St. James, London on 30th June, 2015.
Vivek Menon, ED & CEO, WTI signing the MoU with Simon Lyster, Chair, WLT, in presence of Indian High Commissioner. The event was held in St. James, London on 30th June, 2015
The Changemakers
The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall with the signatories
Pachyderm People
The representatives of 5 NGOs posing for shutterbugs
Auto for ElephantsRoyalty for Cause
HRH The Prince of Wales, The Duchess of Cornwall, Ruth Powys and Ben Elliott at the MoU signing and fund raising event in London on 30th June 2015.
Good Vibrations
The band, Atmosphere, performing at the event in London on June 30, 2015.
Princess Diaries
Princess Eugene of York at the event in London.on June 30, 2015
She moves like Jagger
BIianca Jagger, wife of Mick Jagger, at the fund raiser at St.James's, London, on 30th June 2015.
The Glamour Quotient
Singer, Model and Actor Ashley Roberts at the the fund raiser and MoU signing
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