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    Second Himalayan Brown Bear Rescued In J&K, Rehabilitated By Wildlife Sos

Second Himalayan Brown Bear Rescued In J&K, Rehabilitated By Wildlife Sos

Just weeks after a young 9 month old male brown bear was rescued from the Amarnath Yatra pilgrimage campsite, another brown bear was reported in Sonamarg, Jammu & Kashmir by the locals, frequently killing livestock and raiding crops. Identified as a male of approx. 3 years, the bear was immediately rescued by the Wildlife

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    Rare Himalayan Brown Bear Rescued From Amarnath Yatra Campsite

Rare Himalayan Brown Bear Rescued From Amarnath Yatra Campsite

Every year tens of thousands of pilgrims embark on a holy pilgrimage to the Amaranth caves, nestled amidst the Himalayas in the northern state of Jammu & Kashmir. This year, devotees were in for a big surprise as a rare Himalayan brown bear cub was spotted in the campsite in Panchtarni at an altitude

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    Cleanliness Drive for Habitat Protection in Jammu and Kashmir

Cleanliness Drive for Habitat Protection in Jammu and Kashmir

The menace of littering and dumping of garbage and waste in the Protected Wildlife Areas has become one of the significantly attributing factors to the problem of man- wild animal conflict, especially in Jammu and Kashmir. Wild animals, especially Asiatic black bears and brown bears have been most common species caught in this conflict and

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    Team WSOS Conducts Conservation Education & Awareness Programs in J&K

Team WSOS Conducts Conservation Education & Awareness Programs in J&K

Wildlife SOS recently conducted an Education and Awareness program on Wildlife Conservation and Mitigation of Man-Animal Conflict in collaboration with the Jammu and Kashmir Wildlife Protection Department (Central Division) for the students of Bemina Degree College and Government Degree college for Science and Commerce. The program was chiefly aimed at the sensitization of young

Community Outreach Program in J&K

Wildlife SOS continuously makes efforts to reach out to rural and urban communities, especially those living near wildlife habitats to raise awareness about using techniques for avoiding and resolving man-animal conflicts in a more sensitized manner. In recent years, problems related to human wildlife conflict has escalated in the state of Jammu and Kashmir,

‘Bear Safe’ Waste Management Workshop in Kashmir

Wildlife SOS has been working closely with the Jammu & Kashmir Wildlife Protection department and the Forest department since December, 2006 in an effort to mitigate the human-wildlife conflict situation in the state. Additionally, our team organises various training workshops for the forest department staff and they conduct wildlife awareness programs to change the

Team Wildlife SOS At The Snow Carnival In J&K

The Department of Tourism recently organized a grand Snow Carnival in the beautiful valley of Gulmarg in the heart of Baramula district in Jammy and Kasmir, covered with a carpet white snow during the winters. This part of India is picturesque and serene and is best known as the “heartland of winter sports in

Workshop on Man-Animal Conflict Mitigation in Kashmir

Team Wildlife SOS recently conducted a workshop on man- wild animal conflict mitigation for the staff and students of Department Of Environmental Sciences, Bemina Degree College in Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir. In past two years (2014-15 & 2015-16), 43 persons were killed and over 516 others were  injured in attacks by wild animals in Jammu &

Himalayan Griffon Vulture Rescued From Kashmir

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

WSOS Celebrates Spring Bird Fete In Kashmir

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

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