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Wildlife Trust of India



Wildlife Trust of India (WTI), is a non-profit conservation organisation, committed to urgent action that prevents destruction of India's wildlife. Its principal concerns are crisis management and the provision of quick, efficient aid to those areas that require it the most. In the longer term it hopes to achieve, through proactive reforms, an atmosphere conducive to conserving India's wildlife and its habitat.
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Address:
A-220 New Friends Colony
New Delhi , 100065
India
Contact Person: Mr. Vivek Menon
Phone: 91 11 26326025, 91 11 26326026
Fax: 91 11 26326027
E-Mail: info@wildlifetrustofindia.org
Website: http://www.wildlifetrustofindia.org
   


Detailed Information:
The mission of WTI is to initiate and catalyse urgent action to prevent the destruction of India's wildlife. The aims of WTI are:
To provide emergency assistance to protect endangered Indian wildlife species, with particular priority to the tiger, the elephant and the rhino; to catalyse action by the government and by people in general for conservation of wildlife and its habitat; to provide aid in terms of expertise, finance, equipment etc. to individuals to assist wildlife in times of crisis; to maintain and boost the morale of wildlife protection staff in the field by equipping them to discharge their responsibilities more effectively; to support research programmes, field action projects, and other activities that encourage proactive action for conservation of wildlife and wild habitats; to produce and disseminate public awareness material and communication strategies that will promote the main objectives of the Trust; to acquire and set aside land for wildlife conservation and assist in its management.
WTI functions through partnerships and coalitions. Regional partners provide geographical oversight, technical partners provide the expertise and skill that may be required in specific projects, and international partners help in fund raising and global positioning. The core team at WTI comprises biologists, conservationists, veterinarians, communication professionals and lawyers who pool their respective skills to a common end.


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