Shishir Rao writes about how small hydel projects affect not only the aquatic life, but the entire ecosystem, as well as the humans that live in the landscape..https://jlrexplore.com/…/from…/as-the-wild-mango-tree-saw-it
An interesting article by Naren Sreenivasan, that appeared in the online portal, The Bastion… It makes a powerful case for the link between angling and conservation… Do read and share widely. https://thebastion.co.in/po…/hooked-angling-for-conservation
Article in the Deccan Herald by Sandeep Menon on the importance of Mahseer conservation and how it functions as an important marker for the health of the Cauvery River ecosystem as a whole. https://www.deccanherald.com/opinion/main-article/why-do-fish-matter-743955.html
A lovely article by Sandeep Chakrabarti .. Celebrating the early work done by WASI on the Cauvery River https://www.magzter.com/article/Science/Sanctuary-Asia/The-Unsung-Foot-Soldiers-Of-Mahseer-Conservation
The Madhya Pradesh forest department is experimenting with artificial breeding of Mahseer fish at their newly developed in-situ conservation centre at Barwaha. https://www.hindustantimes.com/indore/mp-experiments-with-artificial-breeding-of-mahseer/story-gpIYJz33U7DucBD0hvjWjJ.html
We found the remains of several gaur along the river banks, evidence that tigers often kill these large wild cattle. During our four-day stay, we saw at least 1,000 chital, 100 blackbuck, several gaur and sambar.
Attached pls find the member update for June 2019 member update June 2019
Dear Members, Attached please find the member update for July 2017 from WASI. Tight lines! The WASI Comms team WASI Member Update Jul 2017
The Hindu, June 6th, 2015.
“The ‘Mighty Mahseer’ is the kind of legendary fish that makes anglers traverse continents in the mere hope of sighting one. It is the only fish that made three Englishmen travel overland to India in search of the presumably extinct fish.
WASI submitted this report to the Karnataka Forest Dept. and the Fisheries Dept. after the fieldwork done at Galibore in 2015. This was followed up by a presentation to the PCCF and his team, where WASI’s office bearers and Dr. AJT Jonsingh were present.