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CSR: Indian army dogs Vida and Sophie are decorated responsible citizens

Canine internet celebrities are generally famous for their cuteness, but Indian army dogs Vida and Sophie are not only cute but heroic to boot. They are both top dogs fighting terrorism and infiltration and were conferred with the Chief of Army Staff (COAS) Commendations medals this I-Day. Clips of their ceremony went viral on...

CSR Programmes Supporting Zoos Amid COVID-19 Crisis

The outbreak of COVID-19 pandemic, and absence of availability of its sure treatment or vaccine, has led people to reduce their movements for entertainment, leisure or social purposes. People are avoiding stepping out of homes unnecessarily to avoid catching the virus. In such a tense atmosphere, Zoos are struggling to sustain themselves as they...
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CSR: Mira-Bhayandar residents use innovation to protect stray animals

Independence Day 2020 was a celebration of freedom not only for human citizens but also for stray dogs and puppies on the streets of the Mira Road-Bhayandar area in Maharashtra. Mira-Bhayandar residents who are volunteering with the NGO People with Paws and Wings took to the streets for a citizen social responsibility (CSR) drive. Mira-Bhayandar...

CSR: New 10-year Plan to Save Ganga River Dolphin

PM Modi turned his attention to an aquatic species on Independence Day 2020. He launched Project Gangetic Dolphin on 15th August, a 10-year government scheme to protect and increase the numbers of the endangered species. Needless to say, environmentalists are thrilled. It was 11 years ago that the Ganga River Dolphin was declared the...

#VocalForLocalPets ending bias against Indian breeds

Violence and discrimination against animals on India's streets are on the rise. World For All Animal Care & Adoptions; an animal welfare organisation in collaboration with Tonic Worldwide; a digital-first creative agency, has launched a campaign #VocalForLocalPets, intending to end discrimination against stray animals. #VocalForLocalPets has been conceptualized to give these defenceless and helpless animals...

This Global Tiger Day Delhi Capitals pledges to Win for Tigers

On the occasion of Global Tiger Day today, IPL franchise Delhi Capitals kicked-off an awareness campaign for tiger conservation with WWF India. With this, Delhi Capitals commits to Win for Tigers! Win with Tigers!  This collaboration brings together WWF India and Delhi Capitals, who will work closely together to activate the cricketing community to build awareness about the need for tiger...

International Tiger Day 2020: Why do we need to save Tigers?

There are only 3,980 tigers left in the world. Of them, 2,967, accounting for 75 per cent, are found in India. This makes Tiger Conservation of utmost importance in the country. On this International Tiger Day, let us look at the state of Tiger Conservation in India. International Tiger Day International Tiger Day has been held...

World Conservation Day 2020: Global Corporate Stewardship

Corporate stewardship is as much part of global conservation of nature as environmental organisations, the UNEP and governments. As World Conservation Day 2020 approaches, we shine the lights on corporate social responsibility (CSR) efforts of global companies like the De Beers Group, HP, Intel and L’Oréal in protecting forests and wildlife. World Conservation Day is...

Now you can clean up Corbett by adopting a village

Over 200,000 tourists came to Corbett Tiger Reserve in 2019 and left behind a mountain of waste for local villages to deal with. In January 2020, a tigress and her cubs were photographed chewing plastic drums in Corbett, but this is just one of the countless unnoticed incidents over the years. Imagine a national park...

Wrogn joins hands with Animal Planet to shine light on endangered species

USPL’s apparel line Wrogn, in association with wildlife channel Animal Planet, is launching a new collection - Animal Planet X WROGN. The apparel range aims to shine light on the cause of endangered species. Conceptualised by Black White Orange, Animal Planet’s licensing arm, each style in the range portrays an endangered animal including the...

PETA India Initiaties a Campaign Against Animal Sacrifice

Religion has been an extremely sensitive issue in India. Every rule comes after religion. Even for enlightened individuals, rational thinking, ethical and compassionate behaviour becomes secondary while following religious rituals. This is why any comment on religion by anyone becomes a major controversy. In such volatile times, organizations and individuals refrain from commenting upon...

Team Varenyum come to the aid of street animals

In these challenging times when humanity has been relentlessly battling a viral epidemic, some people have shown exemplary courage and selflessness in helping others. In a bid to fight the menace of COVID-19, a team of individuals dedicated to the cause of humanity have undertaken several relief initiatives. Sarva Dharma Samvaad and Varenyum have been...

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