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News from Sundarbans – the fantastic mangrove forest in Bangladesh and India

Dear Wildlife Friends

Greetings! Conserving endangered vertebrate species in fragmented tropical ecosystems in South Asia never become as urgent as it is now. This remain paramount important for charismatic species as such Bengal tigers in Bangladesh and other South Asian nations. Attached you folks will find the latest issue of ‘Conservation Review’ with my paper on ‘GIS based tiger conservation approach’ and other important research notes surrounding South Asian landscape.

Download Conservation Review-Vol 5

M Ashraf, Wildlife Biologist

There is enough on this planet for everyone’s needs, but not enough for everyone’s greed. Gandhi.

Dear Friends

It has been a great start into the new year for dolphins in Bangladesh: Three new wildlife sanctuaries have been declared in the Sundarbans Reserved Forest for the protection of our endangered freshwater dolphins, our research team recorded a new species for Bangladesh in the Swatch-of-No-Ground (false killer whales), and we are about to launch our third floating dolphin exhibition, the Shushuk Mela 2012.

We look forward to welcoming you on board.
Opening Invitation_Shushuk Mela 2012
Shushuk Mela 2012_Tourplan_english
Shushuk Mela 2012_Tourplan_bangla

With best regards,
Elisabeth Fahrni Mansur, Training and Educational Outreach Director
Wildlife Conservation Society’s
Bangladesh Cetacean Diversity Project (BCDP)

In the end we will conserve only what we love. We will love only what we understand. We will understand only what we are taught. Baba Dioum.

The article is uploaded by Majbritt Thomsen, administrator on ‘Views On Tourism’. Please join the online Views On Tourism network and discussion group in order to achieve personal goals as well as encourage a sustainable tourism development in Bangladesh and South Asia. Read more about this group and how to become a member here.
Photos from Sundarbans by Majbritt Thomsen.

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