Environment

Species conservation course to begin from Nov. 2

A tiger in the Periyar Tiger Reserve is caught in a camera trap. The Rajaji National Park has a different ecosystem compared to the Western Ghats, and suffers from greater human pressures on habitat. Photo: Special Arrangement

A tiger in the Periyar Tiger Reserve is caught in a camera trap. The Rajaji National Park has a different ecosystem compared to the Western Ghats, and suffers from greater human pressures on habitat. Photo: Special Arrangement   | Photo Credit: Spl

Satpuda Foundation in collaboration with the Wildlife Department of Maharashtra, Sant Gadgebaba Amravati University, Environment Education and Conservation Global( EECG) and Nature Conservation Society, Amravati (NCSA) has organised international course in ‘Education as a tool for species conservation with a focus on tiger in India’

This will be the first such course of international importance which is being organised in India and 15 selected delegates across the countries including India will participate in it, Vice-Chancellor of SGAU Dr Kamal Singh and Environmentalist Kishor Rithe told reporters on Monday.

The course will be conducted at SGAU as well as in Melghat and Tadoba-Andhari tiger project from November 2 to 20.

The course has been organised to prepare emerging environmentalists so that they can create awareness in people about the climate change, environment conservation and other environment—related issues, Mr. Singh said.

Different complex problems about environment will be taught and discussed during this course and measures to solve them will also be tackled in it, he said.

Participants include six delegates from Bangladesh, Nepal and Thailand and nine members from Jammu Kashmir, Assam, Andman and Nicobar and Maharastra, Mr. Singh said.

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