13 July, 2022
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An ambitious program has been started by the Padmaja Naidu Himalayan zoological park to release 20 Red Pandas in about five years to the forest.
About Red Panda
PROGRAMME FOR RED PANDA
About Singalila National Park
Other national parks of West Bengal are as follows:
India’s conservation effort for red panda
WWF-India works with local communities to reduce their dependence on fuelwood by introducing them to innovative techniques to meet their energy demands. In Sikkim, more than 200 individuals have been trained in manufacturing bio-briquettes.
Local communities are involved in alternate livelihood activities that draw benefits for them, which also support the conservation initiatives.
In Arunachal Pradesh, community-based tourism enables the locals to earn additional income from the tourists coming to see red pandas.
Working with local communities to reduce forest dependence and involving them in conservation efforts addresses the threat of habitat degradation and fragmentation
Source: Down To Earth
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