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Monday, July 11th, 2016

Mobile Application Addresses Human-Wildlife Conflicts in India

A mobile technology initiative, WildSeve, is helping to address human-wildlife conflicts and has been implemented in 284 villages in India. WildSeve is a tool farmers and others can use to report a wildlife conflict incident, resulting in immediate...

Thursday, July 7th, 2016

New Book Focuses on Importance of Indian Forests for Wildlife

NEW YORK – India’s protected areas are at a crossroads, and a new book by top Indian scientists provides a roadmap on the way forward. Recovering Biodiversity in Indian Forests published by Springer, demonstrates how varying levels...

Wednesday, May 22nd, 2013

Tibet Launches Wildlife Survey

The Tibet autonomous region has launched a 4-year wildlife survey. Thirty-five field workers took part in a training program covering monitoring and management in the region’s forestry, surveying and planning institute. The survey will focus on the...

Wednesday, September 12th, 2012

Kerala Prepares GIS Atlases for Better Forestry Management

In a major step towards adopting a scientific approach in the maintenance of forests in state, the Forests and Wildlife  Department has prepared GIS atlases on three wildlife divisions. The department embarked on the Herculean task of preparing...

Thursday, August 23rd, 2012

Cambodian Wildlife Endangered by Land Concessions

Experts say wildlife and biodiversity throughout the world are rapidly decreasing. Many countries are experiencing problems caused by illegal hunting and also a loss of habitat. However, Cambodia has a unique story. While the government is cracking...

Friday, May 25th, 2012

Google Grant Helps NGOs Protect Forests in Indonesia

Google has provided a grant to Eyes on the Forest and the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) to visualize and protect Indonesia's forests and endangered wildlife. The mapping of important biodiversity--including rhinos, tigers, elephants and orangutans--is made possible...

Tuesday, May 31st, 2011

India Deploys the Latest Technologies to Support Wildlife Conservation

India's wildlife and forest management officials are finding a new way of dealing with endangered fauna - by using simple but effective technology tools such as radio sensor tagging that helps in tracking the movement and breeding...

Monday, January 3rd, 2011

Migratory Birds at Pong Dam to be Tracked with Radio Collars

Till now, wildlife scientists and officials have been using GPS (global positioning system) tracking for wildlife. This is, perhaps, the first time when the department has chosen to study migratory patterns of the birds, a large number...