The report by WWF India on scientific assessment of E-Flows for a healthy Ganga during Kumbh 2013 to ensure adequate release of flows in the river and to build consensus on environmental flows among key stakeholders.

Estimating the density of tigers in an area provides crucial information to conserve and manage tigers, its prey base and habitat. The population and density of tigers in Pilibhit forest division was estimated in a systematic scientific framework using the camera trapping technique.

The Agriculture Minister of Bhutan, released the Tigers Across Borders Report in October 2012, an outcome of the first combined tiger monitoring study undertaken by Bhutan and India.

Asiatic black bear (Ursus thibetanus) is one of the largest carnivores of Senchal Wildlife Sanctuary (WLS). This 38.97 km2 sanctuary is known to have 19 villages along its periphery and inside it and incidents of human wildlife conflict in these villages is common. However, information on conflict related to Asiatic black bear is very less.

The Sundarbans forests in its entirety in India and Bangladesh is about 10,000 sq km, of which 40% lies in southeast West Bengal in India. This mangrove forest is divided into the Sundarbans Tiger Reserve and 24 Parganas (South) Forest Division, and is the only mangrove forest in the world where tigers are found.

The traditional knowledge (TK) of India’s people touches many lives within the country and outside it. For the holders of TK, it is their very lives and thus valuable as is.

Climate change can be viewed as one of the most critical environmental problems to confront us as it is most immediately and inextricably linked to wellbeing, development and economic growth.

One of the key threats to the upper Ganga and other Himalayan rivers is water abstraction for hydropower, irrigation, urban and industrial needs. To address this, the concept of ‘minimum flows’ has recently been proposed and is being

WWF-India released a comprehensive report on the Environmental Flow (E-flows) requirement of the river Ganga, Titled “Assessment of Environmental Flows for the Upper Ganga”.

This study by WWF-India as part of its Living Ganga Programme focuses on climate vulnerability of people living in Ganga basin and covers Uttarakhand and Uttar Pradesh. It identifies the vulnerability of key sectors by assessing the exposure, sensitivity and adaptive capacity of an ecosystem to changing climate scenarios.

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