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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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Articles

15 September 2017 | The Times Of India
Wildlife board eases OFC norms; greens see red
The standing committee of National Board for Wildlife (NBWL) has empowered chief wildlife wardens of states and Union Territories to approve proposals for laying of drinking water pipelines and optical fibre...

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10 March 2017 | Deccan Herald
Forest fires: time-tested preventive operating methods key
The devastating forest fire at Bandipur has resulted in the tragic demise of a forest guard and serious injuries to the Ranger and some personnel. Large swathes of tiger habitat, that support high densities..

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