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Celebration of ‘International Mangrove Action Day’

A decorative colourful tableau illustrating the biodiversity of Sundarban was organized by NEWS in collaboration with District Panchayat & Rural Development and West Bengal Biodiversity Board. The tab..
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Nature Club

Nature club named “PRAKRITI” was launched at M.P Birla Higher Secondary school on 09.07.2016 by NEWS. The theme of the inauguration Class was ‘For life on earth: Save Water’. Separated sessio..
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Nature club ‘PRAKRITI’

Nature club “PRAKRITI” of M.P Birla Higher Secondary school started their ‘shutter club’ journey on 06.08.2016 where the senior section learnt basic skills regarding wildlife photography from ..
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Stakeholder workshop on ‘Synergy for Biodiversity Conservation and Fisheries based Enterprise Development in Sundarban Tiger Reserve’

A Stakeholder workshop on 'Synergy for Biodiversity Conservation and Fisheries based Enterprise Development in Sundarban Tiger Reserve' held on 10th January, 2018 at Presidential hall, Hotel Middleton..
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One day Workshop on “Conservation of Biodiversity of Sundarbans”

A one day Workshop on ‘Conservation of Biodiversity of Sundarban’ was held on August 17, 2016 for the 140 Gram Panchayats from all 13 blocks of South 24 Paraganas district located in Indian Sundar..
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Single Line Transplantation of Paddy with Azolla cultivation Single line transplantation (SLT) of paddy with Azolla cultivation is economically and environmentally ideal to increase the yield and q..
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A Project Team Meeting will be held by Global Nature Fund at Ambalangoda, Sri Lanka in Collaboration with Nagenahiru Center For Environment and EMACE from 19 to 23 March, 2018. Two partner organizatio..
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We are working at the Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International Airport since 2017 to safely rehabilitate the population of Jackals present there. Jackals are very old residents of the place. The t..
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Continuation of Nature Club “PRAKRITI” 24.Sep.16

In continuation of the Nature club named “PRAKRITI” at M.P. Birla Foundation Higher Secondary School, Behala on 24.Sep.2016, another separate session on awareness and sensitization program for bot..
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School programme on Global Freshwater Challenge

As a part of the awareness drive on freshwater challenge by Nature Environment Wildlife Society (NEWS) & Earthwatch Institute, a presentation was organised at Ballygunge Vidyalaya Shilpa Shikshaya..
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Fresh Water Watch (FWW) events under HSBC-Earthwatch Water Programme

Under project: Supply of Citizen Science Research & Education services Funded by: Earthwatch Institute India Fresh Water Watch is basically an initiative to engage trained Citizen Science Leader..
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For A Green Kolkata- An EY Foundation Initiative

Under project: For a Green Kolkata Funded By: Ernst & Young Foundation NEWS along with Kolkata Municipal Corporation organized a one day plantation event “For A Green Kolkata - An EY Foundat..
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A seminar on ‘East Kolkata Wetland’ in Techno India Engineering College

The seminar was organized jointly by NEWS and Techno India Group, Salt Lake on 16.10.2015 with an aim to build awareness among the future engineers of our country on East Kolkata Wetlands – a Ramsar..
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An UGC sponsored seminar on ‘Man and Nature: the East Kolkata Wetland Perspective’

The programme was on various aspects of man and nature interactions. Focus was on the East Kolkata Wetland biodiversity, history and functions. As the wetland receives and purifies almost entire sewag..
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Backyard Poultry Farming as Alternative Livelihood for Sundarban Women

Backyard Poultry Farming as Alternative Livelihood for Sundarban Women Inhabitants of the coastal regions of West Bengal, especially women who were engaged in saline river water fishing of prawn se..
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Continuation of Nature Club “PRAKRITI” 22.Oct.16 & 5.Nov.16

In continuation of the Nature club named “PRAKRITI” at M.P. Birla Foundation Higher Secondary School, Behala on 22.Oct.2016 and 5.Nov.2016 another separate session on Biodiversity of Sundarbans ha..
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Program on Healthy Energy

A Programme on Healthy Energy was jointly organised by Earth Day Network, India and Nature Environment and Wildlife Society in collaboration with Nafargung Gram Panchayat during 26.02.2016 - 27.02.201..
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NEWS Stall at 40th Kolkata International Book Fair

NEWS & ENVIRON had a collaborative stall at 40th Kolkata International Book Fair with a theme on wildlife and communities dependent on vulnerable ecosystems...
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JINDAL STEEL WORKS LIMITED, DOLVI PROJECT Mangrove Restoration and Development of Sustainable of Livelihood (Under CSR) (January – March, 2018)

  Since 2016, the CSR Department of JSW, Dolvi is working on Restoration of Mangrove, Livelihood and Study of Biodiversity of Dharamtar Creek on Amba river.The perpose is to prevent saline ups..
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MLE Visit to Bhitarakanika, Odisha on 24th November 2016

To build resilience of the coastal communities of Bhitarakanika, Odisha through increased livelihood security, ten beneficiaries were selected out of thirty one in Dangamal, Kamalpur, Badadia and Tril..
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Expert Visit to Bhitarakanika, Odisha

Expert (livestock, fishery and agriculture) visit was successfully conducted on 23rd to 25th December 2016 to build resilience of the coastal communities of Bhitarkanika, Odisha through increased live..
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“Augmentation of alternative livelihood options of fishermen through comprehensive development (integrated farming) in Balagarh Block”.Funded By: WBADMIP,GOVT.OF WEST BENGAL,Under financial assistance from World Bank

Objectives and Goals: Develop community based replicable model for augmentation of alternate livelihood linked with riverine fisheries resources conservation for river fishers through Pilot proje..
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Citizen Science Leader (CSL) Days

Under project: Supply of Citizen Science Research & Education services Funded by: Earthwatch Institute India Citizen Science Leader events are part of HSBC-Earthwatch Water Programme. During t..
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Workshop on Wildlife Photography & Conservation of Nature

The workshop will be held on the occasion of photography club inauguration at the Automobile Engineering Department of MCKV Institute of Engineering, Howrah. ..
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Honorary Volunteer as a “Bonyapran Sathi” with Wildlife Wing, Directorate of Forest, Govt of West Bengal

Wildlife Wing, Directorate of Forest presents an unique opportunity to be an honorary volunteer and partner in Wildlife Conservation. To join as "Bonyapran Sathi" log in to & ww..
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Rehabilitation and protection of tropical Mangrove ecosystems as a contribution to climate and coastal protection, to the conservation of biodiversity as well as the natural livelihoods in India and Sri Lanka – Kick-off Meeting from 27th February – 03rd March 2017, Pakhiralaya, Sundarbans, India

The kick-off meeting saw the participation of 2 partner organization from Srilanka namely Nagenahiru and EMACE, 2 partner organization from India namely CreNIEO and NEWS and GNF, Germany. The list of ..
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BSI team visit Report

BSI team visited BuraburirTot of G plot G.P.and Lakshmipur of Madhusudanpur G.P. during 29-31st March 2018 for monitoring of mangrove plantation done by NEWS in 2017. They met the women group and loc..
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Celebration of Earth Day with NOVOTEL at East Kolkata Wetlands

Nature Environment & Wildlife Society (NEWS) celebrated EARTH DAY with employees of NOVOTEL on 22.4.2017 with an awareness and citizen scientist training program at East Kolkata Wetlands...
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Home stay eco-tourism in Sundarban

Community led Tourism is emerging as a very popular word in tourism sector especially for those tourists who intend to travel to pristine landscapes, creating low carbon footprints and are eager for e..
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Empowerment of Women of Sundarban through Poultry Farming to Strengthen Ecosystem Conservation

Nature Environment and Wildlife Society had organised an event to empower the women steward group of Amlamethi village of Gosaba Block, South 24 Parganas. In this program 1000 chicks and poultry fee..
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A visit to East Kolkata Wetland by South Calcutta Girls’ College

In an educational visit of South Calcutta Girls’ College students from departments of Economic, Political Science, Journalism and Mass Communication to a part of East Kolkata Wetland (4 no.bheri) co..
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Celebration of International Mangrove day by NEWS

July 26th is the International Mangrove day. Some of you may wonder ‘why’? Do World’s Mangroves deserve to get their own special day? The answer is obvious - “yes, they definitely do.” And..
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World Environment day – Go wild for life

Poster and drawing competition on protecting wildlife was organised at Edumagic center, Budge Budge by NEWS, where documentary video on illegal wildlife trade was shown to the participants and also a..
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Say ‘NO’ to plastic bags

An awareness campaign sponsored by Standard Chartered Bank was conducted by NEWS on “ No PLASTIC BAG USE” at Nabadisha education centre, Taratala. Our team taught the underprivileged children how ..