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News | WWF-India's Earth Series Advocates Tech and Education for Conservation
The unique series witnessed a fascinating talk by Dr. Y. V. Jhala, a renowned wildlife conservationist and author
WWF-India recently organized the third installment of its "Earth Series: Conservation Matters," focusing on critical environmental issues and wildlife conservation. Dr. Y. V. Jhala, a renowned wildlife conservationist, delivered a talk on the infusion of science in large carnivore conservation, emphasizing the utilitarian aspects of science in wildlife conservation and the evolving wildlife technology landscape. The lecture shed light on tiger conservation, with a special emphasis on cheetah reintroduction in India, and highlighted the need for conservation of other large carnivores and endangered species.
The Earth Series, organized by WWF-India Hyderabad office, serves as a platform to address environmental challenges, exchange innovative solutions, and foster collaboration among individuals and organizations committed to conserving biodiversity. Anil Kumar Epur, Trustee of WWF-India, highlighted the series as a groundbreaking initiative, aiming to broaden knowledge, inspire action, and emphasize the importance of transforming knowledge into meaningful practices.
T Ajay Reddy, Captain of Hyderabad Golf Association, committed support to the Earth Series, noting the unique use of grey water in maintaining the golf course. Prasad Kandimalla, Cofounder and CEO of Lazuline Biotech Pvt Ltd, praised the event for showcasing WWF-India's unwavering spirit towards nature conservation.
Ajay Mishra, IAS (retd), expressed honor in being part of the initiative, emphasizing the series' reminder of responsibilities towards nature and instilling a sense of togetherness for a better future. R M Dobiriyal, IFS, PCCF (HoEF), Govt. of Telangana, acknowledged the series as a powerful platform for knowledge-sharing and collaboration in safeguarding biodiversity.
Dr. Jhala expressed immense gratitude for being the speaker, highlighting the significance of technological advancements in wildlife studies. The third lecture, held at Hyderabad Golf Association, drew an impressive gathering of individuals, scientists, conservationists, enthusiasts, officials, bureaucrats, and students, reflecting a shared dedication to environmental and wildlife safeguarding. WWF's Earth Series has become a beacon of hope, inspiring individuals and communities for a greener and more sustainable planet.
WWF-India, a science-based organization addressing conservation issues, was established as a Charitable Trust on November 27, 1969, with the aim of reducing Earth's natural environment degradation. In 1987, it changed its name from the World Wildlife Fund to the World Wide Fund for Nature-India.