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Careers in Conservation

The Nilgiri Natural History Society in association with Keystone Foundation organised an event titled “Careers in Conservation” Interested Candidates from Emerald Heights College, Providence College, Stanes School, Lawrence School & Government Arts College interacted with eminent
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“Are all cats gray in the dark?”

“Are all cats gray in the dark?” – Explored through coats, quotes, tails and tales A talk by Dr. Shomita Mukherjee, Salim Ali Centre for Ornithology and Natural History Dr. Shomita Mukherjee, a principal scientist at Salim Ali Centre for Ornithology and Natural History(SACON), C
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Birdsong Beat Box

Sound Art Project  to Promote Conservation Awareness The SkyIslandBeatbox project is a collaboration between musician Ben Mirin from New York, photographer PrasenjeetYadav from Bangalore, and V. V. Robin,a bird ecologist from the National Centre for Biological Sciences (NCBS) to take
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Stakeholder workshop on Human-wildlife Interactions, Kodaikanal

The Human –wildlife conflict stakeholder workshop held at Kodaikanal, was very well attended, with over 90 registered participants.  There was an introduction to the workshop given by Madhu Ramnath (Palni Hills Conservation Council), which was followed by Samraj (Keystone Foundation)
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Report from Moth Night, 2015

Moths are the sibling group of the butterflies that outnumber their charismatic counterpart in species richness by about 10 times. There is a staggering diversity (ca. 160,000 species) within moths, be it in their sizes, colours, shapes and habits; and yet we know very little about th
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Stakeholder workshop on Human-wildlife Interactions, Coonoor

Human Wildlife Interactions Stakeholder Workshop, Coonoor: The stakeholder workshop was held at the UPASI meeting hall on 14 July 2015. The workshop was attended by a large number of field staff from the Forest Department, farmers, farmer groups, concerned citizens as well as the medi
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A day with a legend!

NNHS was privileged to host a one day workshop on nature photography by the legendary TNA Perumal. We were indeed honored that Perumal Sir accepted our invitation and made the long journey to Kotagiri inspite of his health condition. He shared freely from his experiences and insights.
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Shola Trail Saravanmalai & Neighborhood Trees Campaign

Kicking off Earth Day celebrations, NNHS is organizing a Shola Trail as a part of “Neighborhood Trees Campaign” We start at Attadi Junction on the Coonor- Kotagiri Rd and go up to Sarvanamalai. The trail will be led by Shiny M Rehel, Field Botanist and Compiler of Field Gu
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Traditional Knowledge Fair, 2014

“When I listen to the stories that my elders tell me it is like magic,I enjoy it and I want to listen to it all the time”- Niroshasin from Bikkapathy mund. 92 children from indigenous groups across the NBR quietly occupied the lawns of the Nehru Park at Kotagiri to tell th
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