In the lowland areas of the Western Ghats parts of the Goa and in the hilly tracts of the Belgaum, it is quite common to hear the tinkling ‘trick, trick’ 12 to 14 note chorus call from the mud pools, paddy fields and local water bodies in the monsoon during the late evening. Many of

The Govindram Seksaria Science College Belgaum and the Mhadei Research Center recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding for sharing of research data and collaborating on conservation science projects in the Mhadei Bio region. The two organizations will also cooperate and facilitate training programs and seminars for students of science as well as the general public

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Nirmal Kulkarni has been awarded the prestigious Sanctuary Asia Wind Under Wings award 2014 for his contribution to conservation science and eco-conscious tourism. Nirmal Kulkarni started out as a snake handler and nature photographer, but dons multiple hats as the Director (Ecology) of the Wildernest Nature Resort, Chairman of the Mhadei Research Centre, Team Leader

Indian bat conservation research unit (IBCRU) and Mhadei Research center, are pleased to announce our first training capacity building workshop on Bat ecology and conservation 2015. This Workshop will provide opportunity to learn about – Basics of bat biology & ecology Bat diversity and conservation Research- documentation methods & techniques Capture techniques Echolocation / bat

Nirmal Kulkarni participated and presented at the Environment Law talks in Jakarta and Cebu city on behalf of Mhadei Research Center.

We appeal to our supporters, patrons, friends and well wishers, and all those who value wildlife, verdant forests and free flowing fresh water stream, to speak up, intervene, act and voice your opinion against littering of forest habitats in your neighbourhood green patch, a forest nearby or a Protected Area. Remember, every piece of unwanted

This poster was created by Mhadei Research Center and was supported by the BMX foundation. It was compiled by Herpactive and images were contributed by Sachin Rai and Ajith Unnikrishnan. The design was by Akansha Ashutosh.

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A half day workshop was jointly organised by the Mhadei Research Centre and the North Goa Division of the Goa Forest Department on the subject Understanding the Rescue, Rehabilitation and Awareness of Mugger Crocodile in Goa on 6th June 2014. This workshop was held at Conference hall of North Goa Forest Department Ponda Goa and was

GIS Workshop

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Madhura Niphadkar from ATREE conducted a basics workshop on GIS on the May 5th and 6th of may 2014 for a batch of 7 researchers and field conservationists at the Mhadei Research Center. This was the second in a series of professional workshops that are being selectively conducted by MRC for capacity building of the

Devadatta Naik

On 28th February, 2014 Devadatta’s work on millipedes was recognised by ICISNSA (Invertebrate Conservation and Information Network of South Asia) and he has been included as diplopoda researcher and data contributing member in this internationally recognised network of invertibrate information systems. ICISNSA is a special interest group originated in the Zoo Outreach Organization as a

Atul Arun Sinai Borker

Congratulations !! Team member Atul Arun Sinai Borker becomes Full Member of the IUCN/SSC Otter Specialist Group.

Atul Sinai Borkar of Mhadei Research Center conducted a Half day Global Positioning system workshop at Porvorim. Besides learning how to use a hand held GPS, we connected with some passionate wildlife enthusiasts and that to us was an added bonus. Thanks guys for making this happen! with Omkar Naik, Atul Sinai Borker, Hemkalyan Pandit, Charan Desai and Arvind Prabhakar.