Kamal Devkota and his team celebrated World Wildlife Day 2019 in Kawasoti, Nawalpur district of Nepal, to raise awareness about the benefits that conservation provides to people. The awareness program was organized by Kaligandaki Hospital, Kawasoti and supported by Nepal Toxinology Association (NTA) and Save The Snakes (STS). This year for World Wildlife Day, KamalContinue reading World Wildlife Day (3rd March 2019) Celebration in Nepal
Kamal Devkota and his team in Nepal recently exhibited a snake awareness program at a local festival in Nepal. The 5th edition of the Nawalpur Mahotsav Festival was held at Kawasoti-3, Nawalpur in Nepal. This festival was organized by the Nawalpur Chamber of Commerce and Industry from 31 January – 10 February 2019. There were moreContinue reading ‘Save Snakes Save Nature’ stall at Nawalpur festival, Nepal
Combining research and conservation is a crucial step to saving species. Jennifer Moore, Associate professor at Grand Valley State University is working with her students to conserve countless amazing reptiles. We had a chance to chat to her about her experience with reptiles and more about her current work. What is your current position andContinue reading Research and conservation of reptiles: An interview with Jennifer Moore
Understanding reptile trade is crucial for governments to make decisions about species that can be kept as pets and those that absolutely cannot. Timm Jensen is doing his best to understand reptile trade in Africa and help the Danish government do its part in the decision-making process. What is your current job and what areContinue reading Reptile trade: an interview with Timm Jensen
The need to understand the global snakebite crisis is increasing and researchers are trying to understand the patterns that emerge from snakebite incidences around the world. Andrew Durso is one such researcher trying to investigate the distribution of snakebite and understand how artificial intelligence can help us in identifying snakes more effectively. What is yourContinue reading Snakes and Snakebite, an interview with Andrew Durso
Currently an Assistant Professor at Rutgers University-Newark, Sara Ruane gives us an insight into her work with snake systematics, the importance of snakes in our ecosystems and her love for these remarkable animals. What is your current job and what is your research focus? I am an Assistant professor at Rutgers University-Newark, New York as of JanuaryContinue reading Snake Systematics and more: An interview with Sara Ruane
Save The Snakes Executive Director and Co-Founder, Michael Starkey, recently did an interview for the Animal Science Resource Blog at Rutgers, State University of New Jersey. The interview was conducted to shed light on career prospects for current students and highlight the importance of STEM education. Check it out!
Kamal recently made two radio PSA’s about snake awareness and snake conservation in Nepal. Public Service Announcement or Public Service Ads are messages within the public’s interest with the objective of raising awareness and public attitudes towards a social issue. Kamal wrote and directed two different Radio announcements. For the recording, he hired experienced voiceContinue reading Save The Snakes update from Nepal: Public Service Announcements, Interviews and Programs