• Tuesday, May 17, 2022


Tiger and stork conservation activists from India win “Green Oscars”

Big cats: One of the winners works on tiger conservation in south India

By: Rithika Siddhartha

TWO Indians are among winners of the “Green Oscars”, for their efforts in the field of animal and bird conservation in the country. Sanjay Gubbi won the award for his work to protect Karnataka’s tiger corridors, and Purnima Barman for creating an all-female network to save the Greater Adjutant stork, known in India as Hargila, and its wetland habitat in Assam. The Whitley Fund for Nature is a UK-based charity that works to highlight grassroots leaders in nature conservation across the developing world. The two Indians are among six global winners, whose names were announced in London today (17). Each…

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