Sanctuary Awards 2011

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The Sanctuary Wildlife Awards, supported by DSP BlackRock and Deutsche Bank, now in its 12th year, were initiated to recognise men and women who show extraordinary commitment and passion to protect and safeguard our planet’s natural resources. This year’s winners are drawn from varied backgrounds including science, filmmaking, photography, academics and grassroots activism. These individuals and organisations and the work they do represent the ways in which on-the-ground conservation, environmental education, advocacy and volunteerism can usher in positive change. Their … Read More

Assamese conservationist Firoz Ahmed wins prestigious award

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M Firoz Ahmed, a Wildlife Biologist working with Aaranyak in Assam, has been awarded the prestigious Carl Zeiss Wildlife Conservation Award 2011.

Firoz is currently conducting research on tigers, prey animals and their habitats in Orang, Manas and Kaziranga National Parks supported by the David Shepherd Wildlife Foundation. He is also involved in community-based conservation of wildlife in Assam and is a passionate environment educator.

The Carl Zeiss Wildlife Conservation Award is given annually to wildlife conservationists, researchers and managers … Read More