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NWA/GGNO Chapanala 1 light distribution

Nature & Wildlife Association/Green Guard Nature Organization in Chapanala part 1 light distribution On October 26 2017 NWA, GGNO and the Assam Forest Department held their inaugural meeting for   at Chapanala in Assam and distributed 500 headlamps to 54 villages in Chapanala’s Human Elephant conflict areas. These lights are meant for increased safety and to …

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Teamwork is the key!

Teamwork is the key! For a large project like Nature & Wildlife Associations Lights for life-Food to live, a big concerted effort, involving local partners is necessary.   In choosing Green Guard Nature Organization as our main partner, we found the perfect match. Green Guard members, a highly dedicated team of conservationists from Assam, active …

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Lights for life-food to live 2017 Chapanala background

Lights for life-food to live 2017 Chapanala background An explanation of the underlying problems in Karbi-Anglong landscape. Chapanala in Assam was chosen for NWA’s first large scale Human Elephant Mitigation effort in Assam/India in collaboration with Green Guard Nature Organization (GGNO) and Assam Forest Department. Every year, during paddy harvest season in November, huge herds …

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NWA-HEC Mitigation Guidelines

 HEC Mitigation Guidelines   To minimize the risks involved with HEC mitigation please always consider these details before taking action! Know the number of elephants involved Know the location of the elephants involved Know the area, use a map or draw one Make a plan; everybody needs to know his duty Remove all people that …

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What is QUICK ID and soft HEC mitigation training?

What is NWA QUICK ID and SOFT HEC mitigation training? Nature & Wildlife Association has developed NWA QUICK ID and SOFT HEC mitigation training. NWA QUICK ID and SOFT HEC mitigation involves all stakeholders; forestry officials, local villagers and volunteers will be trained. is taught, so all stake holders will be able to identify individual elephants, their character and their habits. …

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Lights for life – Food to live 2017 project area facts

Lights for life – Food to live 2017 project area facts  Nature&Wildlife Association, Green Guard Nature Organization and the Assam Forest Department will conduct Lights for life – Food to live 2017 in Chapanalla /Assam during October and November 2017.   The aim is to significantly reduce HEC impact on the local communities. A total of …

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