Wildlife Conservation Research Paper

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This Foundation raises funds, conserves various ecosystems, draws the government’s attention towards major wildlife issues and promotes wildlife research projects. This foundation works for protection of other regions such as Bandhavgarh, Kutch and Kanha as well. 8. Wildlife Institute of India:- Wildlife Institute of India (WII) was established in Dehradun, Uttarakhand, India in 1982 with an aim to provide training and courses, and promote wildlife research and management. WII is actively involved in research of biodiversity and major wildlife issues in India. 9. Wildlife Protection Society of India:- Wildlife Protection Society of India was founded by Belinda Wright, an award-winning wildlife photographer and filmmaker. The Wildlife Protection…show more content…
Bombay Natural History Society:- Bombay Natural History Society (BNHS), established in 1883, is associated with wildlife research and conservation in India for over 130 years. BNHS mainly focuses on research, education and public awareness about wildlife and nature. 14. Centre for Wildlife Studies:- Centre for Wildlife Studies (CWS) was established in 1984 in Bengaluru with an aim to promote conservation of the tiger and other large mammals, along with equal emphasis for ecology through collaboration with State and Central Governments. Today, CWS is an internationally known institute for excellence in the field of wildlife research and conservation. 15. Nature Conservation Foundation:- Nature Conservation Foundation (NCF) works in varied animal habitats, including that of coral reefs, tropical rainforests and as far as the Himalayas. NCF works to know the fundamental needs of elephants, snow leopards and even spiders and corals. NCF even conducts research in order to address the impact of commercial usage and its effects on…show more content…
The event was organised at Raahgiri, New Delhi by Ministry of Environment Forest and Climate Change Wildlife Crime Control Bureau (WCCB), TRAFFIC, WWF-India, United Nations Development Programme, ENVIS Centers, PETA and Maashakti. World Environment Day mainly highlights on various conservation and environmental issues. This year, the theme - “Go Wild for Life- Zero Tolerance for Illegal Wildlife Trade” focused on the need to curb poaching and illegal wildlife trade to ensure survival of our species in the wild. There was also a Wildlife Pledge taken by participants at the event, led by Mr. A.N. Jha, Secretary Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Government of India to combat wildlife crime. The Pledge Wall , where more than 700 individuals pledged to say NO to buying illegal wildlife products in order to support efforts to curb poaching and illegal wildlife trade. Dr Shekhar Kumar Niraj, Head of TRAFFIC India further commented, “Today, poaching is driven by consumer demand and if the consumer demand is curbed the poaching will stop subsequently. Tiger, leopard, pangolin, monitor lizard, black spotted turtles, star tortoises, parakeets and many more species are being devoured by the illegal wildlife trade markets to the extent that the future of the species appears bleak in the wild.

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