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About us

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Wildlife First is a conservation advocacy organization that has been intensively campaigning for nearly two decades in the Western Ghats biodiversity hotspot in South India. Wildlife First is headed by K.M.Chinnappa, a decorated Forest Officer whose life time effort significantly contributed to the recovery of Nagarahole, which is now acknowledged as one of....

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Protecting Wildlife Reserves

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After nearly four decades of tiger conservation,
there is a body of knowledge on how to tackle the problems. We now know that for most Reserves, the time tested multi-tiered protection system of foot patrols, mobile patrols and anti-poaching camps with sufficient trained staff, properly equipped and operating under motivated leadership can effectively deal with poaching.

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31 October 2018 | TEDx Talks
Bhargav, P
How we won the Kudremukh Mining Battle | Praveen Bhargav | TEDxGokulam

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Bhargav, P
To Save Tiger in the Wild, Losing a Few Individual Animals Can’t be avoided
Well-meaning but ill-informed and emotion-driven urban activists – divorced from reality or responsibility – do not help the cause of tiger conservation when they make impractical demands on wildlife manager.

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