India

MANGRO, Madanpur, India

By Connor Walsh / 4th July 2023

About Name of organisation Integrated Village Development Trust (IVDT) UK Funding support Private and institutional donors through IVDT Number of staff 4, plus volunteers Number of visitors per year approx. 1,500 Overall aims of the centre To promote the protection, regeneration and conservation of mangrove in particular, and the environment generally. Description of the centre…

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AARDE Pulicat Interpretation Centre

By Dave Rogers / 15th February 2022

About Name of organisation Art & Architecture Research Development Education Foundation Funding support Empowered through sales of Traditional Palm Leaf Handicraft products Number of staff 4 Number of visitors per year 2000 Overall aims of the centre To Promote and Conserve the second largest wetland in India, Pulicat Lagoon Description of the centre PULICAT LAGOON…

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Energy & Wetlands Research Group, CES TE 15

By Connor Walsh / 5th October 2021

About Name of organisation Energy & Wetlands Research Group, CES TE 15 Funding support ENVIS Division, The Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change, Government of India Number of staff 25 Number of visitors per year 35 (annual), 750-1000 during the symposium Overall aims of the centre The Energy and Wetlands Research Group at the…

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Girls points to wetland species photos on wall

SOF Centre for Nature Learning and Research

By Connor Walsh / 11th December 2020

About Name of the organisation The Salem Ornithological Foundation (SOF) (சேலம் பறவையியல் கழகம் in Tamil). Description of the centre is a youth-led, registered, not-for-profit organization established in 2017 in Salem, Tamil Nadu, India. Our goal is to contribute to the knowledge and conservation of Salem’s birdlife, environment, biodiversity and climate change through education, research and…

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The Soonabai Pirojsha Godrej Foundation

By digital@wwt.org.uk / 3rd March 2018

About The Soonabai Pirojsha Godrej Foundation is a public charitable Trust registered under the Bombay Public Trust Act, 1950. The Foundation works mainly in social fields like education and medical aid etc. Soonabai Pirojsha Godrej Marine Ecology Centre (SPGMEC) is part of the Foundation., and is partly funded by the Trust and partly by M/s.…

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Salim Ali Visitor Centre

By digital@wwt.org.uk / 2nd March 2018

About This 29sq km reserve locally known as Ghana is a mosaic of dry grasslands, woodlands, woodland swamps, and wetlands. Keoladeo National Park as any other National park or sanctuary offers excellent opportunities for understanding nature. Funding support: The centre was established by a very unique partnership of Government an NGO and a corporate house…

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Salim Ali Nature Club

By digital@wwt.org.uk / 2nd March 2018

About SACON in partnership with schools of the Singanallur and Sulur-Voluntary Activity by SACON as a part of its nature education programme (www.sacon.org) and www.wetlandsofindia.org Founded/opened The centre was opened with activities of students of these two schools three years ago. There is no estimate of visitors. Mostly visited for bird watching. Known for Spot-billed…

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Action for Protection of Wild Animals (APOWA)

By digital@wwt.org.uk / 28th February 2018

About Name of organisation: Action for Protection of Wild Animals(APOWA) Funding support: Non Govt. Organizations, Govt., Individual etc. Number of staff: 15 Overall aims of the centre We have been facilitating and ensuring strong community participation with a particular focus on involving children, youth and the local community to strengthen, practice in conservation and management of…

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Pallishree – CEAE

By digital@wwt.org.uk / 22nd May 2012

  About The centre comprises two RAMSAR sites – Chilika Lake, which is the second largest brackish water lagoon in Asia, and the mangrove forest at Bhitarkanika. Funding support: JFGE, KNCF, Japan and Chilika Development Authority, Bhubaneswar Number of staff: 13 Overall aims of the centre To create awareness among communities and provide environmental education…

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SREE

By digital@wwt.org.uk / 22nd May 2012

  About One of the major objectives is to survey Rajasthan wetlands and to document wildlife and their habitat requirements, and to focus on the threats they face, especially anthropogenic. This is a non government organisation with villagers, students and wildlife enthusiasts as members. Our survey sites are villages and urban areas. The centre is…

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