Tag Archives: WTI

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 »