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NATURE ENVIRONMENT & WILDLIFE SOCIETY

Presently we are working in afforestation of 5500 ha of mudflats to strengthen embankments in Sundarbans , restore fragile ecosystem, engage community and deliver carbon credits to contribute in reducing green house gas emmissions , In two municipal wards in East Kolkata Wetland, a Ramsar Site ,NEWS is developing a proper solid waste management mechanism with the community at household level and municipal collectors . Also implementing Integrated Coastal Zone management project with Deptt of Environment, Govt of West Bengal and also with the Forest Department on estimating population of lesser cats in Buxa Tiger Reserve with camera trapping , doing DNA scat analysis in partnership with Zoological Survey of India . Central Zoo Authority of India has collaborated with NEWS for publication of life size pugmarks and hoofmarks of mammals. In collaboration with Deptt of Forests, Govt of West Bengal and with IUCN Mangroves for future initiative, we are now doing a mangrove benchmark study in the protected area of Sundarban Biosphere Reserve. A Study on impact of indoor air pollution in household cooking in South Bengal and cross-sectional population of high risk groups in Kolkata was done with World Health Organisation.


Date of Establishment:

15-Aug, 1991

Purpose of Organization:

Nature Environment & Wildlife Society (NEWS) is registered as a Society under Certificate of Registration of Societies West Bengal Act XXVI of 1961. Since 1991, NEWS is committed to protect and conserve wildlife, ecology & environment. NEWS is also committed to engage marginalized community, who are majorly dependent on natural resources use in and outside protected areas, in a participatory approach in the conservation process. NEWS in its capacity also influences policy making decisions towards its committed values. Our research, conservation projects and community development activities, conducted by the best hands in the field are well documented.
Countries in which organization is active:
  • India

Contact Details
Street Address:
10,CHOWRINGHEE TERRACE
KOLKATA 700020
INDIA
Zip Code:
700020
City/Town:
KOLKATA
State/Province/Other:
West Bengal
Country:
India
Telephone No.:
91 33 2223 4148 91 9830093283
Fax Phone:
91 33 2223 4148
Website:
http://www.naturewildlife.org
Email:
ajanta@naturewildlife.org
Organization founded:
Aug-15-1991

NGO Information
Focal Area:
  • Biodiversity
  • Climate Change
  • Land Degradation
  • Organization Type:
  • Non-Governmental Organization (NGO)
  • Geographic Scope:
  • National

  • Contact Person
    Name:
    Ms AJANTA DEY Key Contact Person
    Position:
    JOINT SECRETARY & PROJECT DIRECTOR
    Street Address:
    10 , Chowringhee Terrace
    Zip Code:
    700020
    City/Town:
    Kolkata
    State/Province/Other: West Bengal
    Country:
    India
    Telephone No.:
    91-33-2223 4148
    Fax Phone:
    91-33-2223 4148
    Email:
    ajantanaturewildlife.org


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