Tag Archives: IFAW-WTI

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 »

Global Tiger Day celebrated with students at Delhi’s National Zoological Park

Founded in 2010, at the Saint Petersburg Tiger Summit, Global Tiger Day, often called International Tiger Day, is an annual celebration to raise awareness for tiger conservation, held annually on 29 July. The celebration commemorates the day when an ambitious and visionary species conservation goal, TX2 was set by the governments of the 13 tiger range countries: to double the number of wild tigers by 2022. Read more »

A rapid response to wildlife emergencies – The Rapid Response Team (RRT)

The shrinking habitats of wild animals due to escalating human population result in unsolicited and inevitable encounters between humans and wild animals in and around forests, leading to human-wildlife conflict. Wildlife Trust of India’s (WTI) Rapid Response Team (RRT) was established to provide an expert emergency response to such conflict situations and address human big-cat conflict proximally. Read more »

Wildlife Trust of India celebrates International Day for Conservation of Mangroves

The Kannur Kandal project initiated by Apollo Tyres, in partnership with Wildlife Trust of India (WTI) celebrated UNESCO-mandated international day for the conservation of mangroves at Kannur, Kerela. Honourable Kannur Mayor, Ms EP Latha was the Chief Guest at the event, which was also attended by senior Government and Forest officials, representatives of Apollo Tyres and WTI, community members and academia. Read more »