About Wildlife Institute of India

About Wildlife Institute of IndiaEstablished in 1982, Wildlife Institute of India (WII) is an internationally acclaimed Institution, which offers training program, academic courses and advisory in wildlife research and management. The Institute is actively engaged in research across the breadth of the country on biodiversity related issues.

The Institute's idyllic campus that has been carefully developed to create state of the art infrastructure encourages scholarly work.

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Across the World, World Heritage Day is celebrated on the 18th April every year in order to commemorate the beauty, splendour and biological richness of World Heritage Sites, inscribed in the prestigious UNESCO World Heritage List and commemorate the collective commitment of Mankind towards conserving these areas for posterity. With this background, Wildlife Institute of India celebrated World Heritage Day on its campus on 18th April, 2015 with great enthusiasm. It was organised by the newly established UNESCO Category 2 Centre on World Natural Heritage Management and Training for Asia and the Pacific Region, the only one of its kind in the World, intended specifically for Natural World Heritage Sites.

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UNESCO Category 2 Centre for World Natural Heritage Management and Training for Asia and the Pacific Region at Wildlife Institute of India, Dehradun, India is publishing a “Natural Heritage Bulletin” which has been launched on the occasion of World Heritage Day, 18 April, 2015. This will be an E-Bulletin with a quarterly frequency. The Bulletin is a compilation of information on natural sites in the Asia-Pacific with a view to disseminate news and reach out to the wider natural heritage community. The information is based on free and publicly available sources.

The bulletin will carry information on regional happenings from UNESCO, news briefs from the natural sites in Asia-Pacific, site profiles from IUCN’s World heritage Outlook and also a section highlighting activities of the UNESCO C2C India.

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