On the banks of the Dal lake in Kashmir, a massive Himalayan griffon vulture stretches out its wings, its massive 8-foot wingspan casting huge shadows on the ground as it attempts to thrust itself into the clear blue sky. Instead, it tumbles further towards the edge of the lake, and emerges struggling, with its
Kashmir is rich in biodiversity and is home to over 250 species of birds. Every year, the state plays host to over thousands of migratory bird species from China, Siberia, Russia, Central Asia and Northern Europe. Kashmir’s exquisite wetland ecosystem forms the ideal habitat for these seasonal visitors, making it a paradise for bird
The Dara Shikoh Centre for Arts organized the 7th Dara Shikoh festival from 18th to 22nd August 2015. Wildlife SOS was an important partner at the festival and used the opportunity to interact with people from different walks of life, to impress upon the urgent need for the conservation of wildlife. About 250 participants
Wildlife SOS in collaboration with St. Pauls International Academy, Sonwar, Srinagar organized a 3 days nature study camp from 28th to 30th August 2015 at Aru wildlife sanctuary. About 27 girls from grade 4th to 10th participated in the nature camp which was set at the beautiful picturesque Heart of the mountains of Lidder
The Himalayan mountain range threading through the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir boasts one of the world’s most startlingly beautiful landscapes with meandering rivers, towering peaks and rocky cliffs, blanketed in white snow for a greater part of the year, and covered in lush green forests for the remainder. The high altitudes,
People and animals have co-existed along the waters of the Jhelum river for centuries. Little villages crop up along the river banks, inhabited by locals, dependent on the forest, the river and their livestock for sustenance. Living side-by-side with nature isn’t always easy, but dependence on and respect for the environment that supports them,
This week, Wildlife SOS’ branch in Jammu and Kashmir had the exciting opportunity to set up and run a stall with the objective of raising awareness for their cause at the Farmers Market and Crafts Bazaar, held twice a week, at the famous Almond Villa in Srinagar.
Jyotsana Singh, the daughter of the former Maharaja