World Wildlife Fund (WWF) India

World Wildlife Fund (WWF) India
Protected orchids of India
Orchids are one of the most threatened flowering plants in the world
Posted on 08 Sep, 2022 10:39 AM

India's orchids are under pressure from illicit harvesting and exploitation for illegal trade. Of the vast diversity of 1256 orchid species recorded in India, 307 are endemic to our country, and only 11 species are protected under the Wildlife (Protection) Act, 1972.

Orchid size can range from a pencil head to a vigorous two tonne shrub (Image: Geoff Mckay, Wikimedia Commons)
Bring back the vulture
Poster launched to safeguard the endangered species, on International Vulture Awareness Day
Posted on 05 Sep, 2022 12:11 PM

WWF India launches a poster on vulture species in India with conservation information on each species, on International Vulture Awareness Day (which is celebrated on 3rd September).

White-rumped vulture (Gyps bengalensis) (Image: Lip Kee, Flickr Commons)
Assessing the environmental flows for Kumbh Mela- 2013 at Triveni Sangam, Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh- A document by World Wildlife Fund India
A document on the rapid assessment of the environmental flows for the Kumbh Mela in Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh, by the World Wildlife Fund, India
Posted on 04 Feb, 2013 03:49 PM

This document by the World Wildlife Fund India, is on the rapid assessment done on the Environmental Flows(E-Flows) for Kumbh Mela that is taking place in Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh.