Established 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.
The second issue of the Natural Heritage Bulletin was launched on 3rd July, 2015 in a meeting of the focal points of C2C s at the 39th Session of the World Heritage Committee at Bonn. Speaking on the occasion Dr V.B.Mathur, Director WII gave a presentation on the activities of the UNESCO Category 2 Centre for World Natural Heritage Management and Training for Asia and the Pacific Region, Wildlife Institute of India. He was representing the Indian Delegation that comprised of senior officials from Ministry of Environment and Forests & Climate Change and Archeological Survey of India.
The second issue of the Natural Heritage Bulletin is a Disaster Risk reduction (DRR) special and also has a compilation of news and information on World Natural Heritage sites in the Asia-Pacific Region.
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