Who we are

 

On the eastern coast of India, lies the state of West Bengal, home to a rich and bewildering variety of wildlife. From the famous Royal Bengal tiger that stalks its prey with legendary cunningness in the Gangetic delta, to the one-horned Indian Rhinoceros and the leopard lurking in the foothills of the Himalayas, West Bengal boasts an amazing array of flora and fauna that rivals the finest such collection of species anywhere in the world. Promoted by the government's Wild Life Wing this site has three clear objectives:

Focus on Wildlife
Develop Eco-tourism
Attract and share innovative ideas to lessen human-animal conflict

 

Wildlife crime is a big business. Run by dangerous international networks, wildlife and animal parts are trafficked much like illegal drugs and arms. By its very nature, it is almost impossible to obtain reliable figures for the value of illegal wildlife trade.

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Seized Animal
Rescue Operation

What's New

Man-Animal Conflict

 
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Invitation of Nomination for Wildlife Conservation Award-2016

   
  Advertisement for WL Conservation Award-2016
  Nomination Form for WL Conservation Award-2016
  Notification
 
Contact Details in case of Man-Animal Conflict
Standard Operating Procedure

Advisory

 
On Wild Animal Depredation in Tea Estates of North Bengal
General Advisory for mitigation of death of Elephants
 
 

Animal Zone & Protected Area

Protected areas of West Bengal cover 4% of the state area. Forests make up 14% of the geographical area of West Bengal. Part of the world's largest mangrove forest, Sundarbans, is located in southern West Bengal. There are Six national parks and 15 Wildlife Sanctuary in West Bengal.

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National Park

Sanctuaries

Tiger Reserves

Elephant Reserves


Community Conserved Areas

Biosphere Reserve

Endangered & Threatened

In-Situ Conservation

Ex-Situ Conservation


Habitat

Awareness


Conservation Schemes

Participatory PA Management


Legislation

Crime Control