Arun Krishnamurthy

Cleaning up India’s lakes

With the support of a Rolex Award for Enterprise, a young man – Arun Krishnamurthy – is following his true passion to conserve the environment by spearheading a campaign to clean up the urban lakes of India. …  

23 May 2013 | Article

Mark Smith speaking at the Second Asia Pacific Water Summit

Asia Pacific Water Summit: regional cooperation essential

The Second Asia Pacific Water Summit concluded on 20 May 2013 with leaders from nine countries – Brunei, Georgia, Lao PDR, Myanmar, Republic of Korea, Tajikistan, Thailand, Vanuatu and Viet Nam – pledging to prioritize water-related concerns in their countries. …  

20 May 2013 | News story

Participatory video workshop reflects on climate in Goshoba, Sundarbans

Earthcare Outreach Trust of Delhi, India, conducted a 10-day Participatory Video Workshop on the island of Goshoba in the Sunderbans. Climate fragile, with tigers on the land and salt water crocs and sharks in the water. CEC member Krishnendu Bose reports. …  

24 Apr 2013 | News story

Students waiting for the diver to emerge from the tank

Raising Seagrass Awareness among Youths in Palk Bay, India

We initiated an exclusive seagrass awareness in Palk Bay since October 2012. Our team visits local schools and then invite the students to our centre for field trip. …  

23 Apr 2013 | News story


Pygmy hog Translocation

In life, timing is everything. This is certainly true for the Critically Endangered pygmy hog (Porcula salvania) of north eastern India. Each December for the past 6 years, project director Goutam Narayan and project manager Parag Deka make the 200 kilometre journey from breeding facilities in Basistha to the pre-release facility in Potasali in Nameri Tiger Reserve in Assam to make a special delivery. …  

03 Apr 2013 | News story

Prof Brian James Furze

Dr Brian James Furze joins as Project Director of Ecosystems for Life

Dr Brian James Furze has joined IUCN as Project Director, Ecosystems for Life: A Bangladesh-India Initiative. His main responsibility is to implement and strengthen the Ecosystems for Life project. …  

01 Apr 2013 | News story

Fish catch in Orissa

MFF India Small Grant Projects - Call for Proposals

MFF India invites proposals for the  third cycle of its Small Grants Projects (SGP) …  

05 Mar 2013 | News story

Ms. Meena Gupta speaks at the World Conservation Congress in Jeju in September 2012

IUCN Council elects Ms. Meena Gupta as Vice Chair of the Governance and Constituency Committee

The IUCN Council in its first meeting held on January 30, 2013 at Gland, Switzerland has elected Ms. Meena Gupta as vice-chair of the Governance and Constituency Committee.   …  

07 Feb 2013 | News story

Wild Asian Buffalo (Bubalus arnee)

Conservation planning for wild buffalo in central India

A three day workshop held in India and attended by the IUCN SSC Asian Wild Cattle Specialist Group has identified methods of protecting the Wild Asian Buffalo (Bubalus arnee), a species listed as Endangered on The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species™. …  

18 Jan 2013 | Article

Ecosystems for Life: A Bangladesh-India Initiative is a civil society led multi-stakeholder dialogue process to promote better understanding of the management of natural resources in the Ganges, Brahmaputra and Meghna region

Experts call for a techno-economic feasibility study to restore water ways between Bangladesh and North East India

Guwahati, Assam, India, 10 January, 2013 (IUCN): An international policy dialogue of experts and civil society members from Bangladesh and India in Assam on Thursday called for a techno-economic feasibility study in the Ashuganj-Karimganj river route along the Kushiyara River to extend the protocol route up to Silchar for regional connectivity. It also suggested installing night navigation facilities as a mandatory provision for both countries along the protocol routes to improve Inland Navigation and Integrated Water Resources Management Goals.  

10 Jan 2013 | News story

Bengal Tiger being Released into the wild from a boat in the Sundarbans
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