WTI’s statement on FRA petition

Wildlife Trust of India is a conservation organisation guided by its mission to conserve wildlife and its habitat and to work for the welfare of individual wild animals, in partnership with communities and governments. Read more »

World Wildlife Day: For life below water

After the 68th session in 2013, United Nations General Assembly declared March 3 as world wildlife week, the day of signature of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES), as UN World Wildlife Day to celebrate and raise awareness of the world’s wild animals and plants. Read more »

Female bear cub radio-collared for release in the wild

The female bear cub is radio-collared by Dr Rinku Gohain, the IFAW-WTI veterinarian at the rehabilitation site in Pakke Tiger Reserve in Arunachal Pradesh. It is one of the two cubs that were rescued by the Assam forest department rescue team from a household in Karbi Anglong district of Assam in January 2018. Read more »

Green Corridor Champions reach Tea Estates in Northern West Bengal

The east-west ecological range of the Terai elephant population in Northern West Bengal extends from the Teesta chaur (Baikunthapur Division) through Mahananda Wildlife Sanctuary (MWLS) under Wildlife Division-I and southern forests of Kurseong Division, up to Bahundangi Village Development Council, Jhapa district, Nepal, on the western border. Read more »

4 th edition of Action Tiger launched

Wildlife Trust of India and International Fund for Animal Welfare proudly released one of the magnificent publications, the “Action Tiger” which is a compilation of the National Tiger Action Plans (NTAPs) of 13 Tiger Range Countries (TRCs). Read more »

WTI and UP State Forest Department successfully train Mahouts in Dudhwa

For over 3000 years of shared history, elephants have been captured by humans and used as beasts of burden, and sometimes even as tools of war, as evident from the feat achieved by Hannibal Barca where he marched 38 elephants across the Alps into Italy during the second Punic war (~220 BC). These elephants were speculated to have been Asian elephants. Read more »