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Jungle Express: July-August 2011





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Cover Story
WWF-India helps protect the forests of Nandhor valley
  
 What's On The Ground
Strengthening Tiger Conservation in Rajaji National Park
Reducing plastic pollution in Pilibhit Forest Division
India felicitates its tiger heroes
Surveying Senchal
 Meet The Team
 Let's Talk About Them Too 
Pemba Tshering Bhutia has been a part of WWF-India's Project SERVE team in Darjeeling since 2003.
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The Great Indian Bustard(Ardeotis nigriceps) is one of the largest flying bird species found in the world today
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Species & Landscapes
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Dear Nature lover,
Rani is the newest foot soldier of tiger conservation! Read how she is helping the staff of Haldwani Forest Division patrol those forests. A story about WWF-India's support to strengthen tiger conservation in Rajaji National Park follows. Find out how WWF-India was successful in reducing plastics pollution in Pilibhit forests. See the two tiger heroes felicitated by WWF and PATA for their tireless work to protect the tiger. Senchal is a small but important sanctuary in Darjeeling where WWF-India's field team set up camera traps to study the distribution patterns of the Himalayan black bear. In the end, don't forget to click the donate button to contribute to save India's amazing wildlife!
Happy reading,
Species and Landscapes Team

WWF-India helps protect the forests of Nandhor valley
Uttarakhand's picturesque Nandhor Valley is located at the heart of the Terai Arc Landscape - an 800km long stretch of fertile land that lies along the Himalayan foothills bordering Nepal in India.
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Strengthening Tiger Conservation in Rajaji National Park
Straddling the foothills of the mighty Himalayas with the pristine River Ganges adjoining it towards the east, the Rajaji National Park is distinct for its scenic beauty and rich bio-diversity.Read more »
 
Reducing plastic pollution in Pilibhit Forest Division
Across India, there is a deep religious sentiment and spiritual feeling attached to the wilderness. An unfortunate side effect of this is increased pollution during religious festivals organised in a forest. WWF-India works with Uttar Pradesh state Forest Department to provide alternatives to plastic.Read more »
 
India felicitates its tiger heroes
Shri R. Sreenivasa Murthy, Chief Conservator of Forests and Field Director, Panna Tiger Reserve, Madhya Pradesh and Shri Tana Tapi, Divisional Forest Officer, Pakke Wildlife Sanctuary Assam received WWF-PATA's Bagh Mitra Awards 2011. Read more »
Surveying Senchal
It may be small in size, covering an area of 38.60 km2, but the Senchal Wildlife Sanctuary (WLS), nestled in the Darjeeling hills in West Bengal has a rich history behind it. In fact, it is perhaps one of the oldest wildlife sanctuaries of India, being declared as one as far back as 1915!Read more »
 
 
 
 





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