Tag Archives: WILD LANDS

Where the Sarus Sings

The Sarus Crane is the world’s tallest flying bird, India’s only resident breeding crane and the official State Bird of Uttar Pradesh (UP). Since 2013, the Sarus Crane Conservation Project, run across 10 districts of eastern UP by Wildlife Trust of India in collaboration with Tata Trusts and the UP […] Read more »


This project seeks to conserve the wildlife and habitats of Karbi Anglong, the largest district in Assam. The major threats stem from habitat fragmentation and destruction, caused by encroachment on forest lands, slash-and-burn (or jhum) agriculture, and unplanned development. Read more »

Daring to Restore: Coral Reef Recovery in Mithapur

This Conservation Action Series report documents the Mithapur Coral Reef Recovery Project, launched in 2008 by WTI, Tata Chemicals Ltd and the Gujarat Forest Department. The project includes a first-of-its-kind transplantation of coral species (Acropora humilis) from Lakshwadeep to Mithapur, where they were locally extinct. Read more »