Three Organizations Team Up to Save The Snakes in South India

Save The Snakes Founding Partner, the Eastern Ghats Wildlife Society, recently conducted an interactive program about snake conservation and the global snakebite crisis at the Indira Gandhi Zoological Park in Visakhapatnam. The event was jointly organized by the Andhra Pradesh Forest Department and the Madras Crocodile Bank. The event was honored to have legendary RomContinue reading Three Organizations Team Up to Save The Snakes in South India

Snake Awareness and Rescue Training Held for Forest Department Staff in Andhra Pradesh

Save The Snakes Founding Partner, the Eastern Ghats Wildlife Society, recently held their first snake awareness and rescue training for the Forest Department staff of Andhra Pradesh. The program was a huge success! From the Eastern Ghats Wildlife Society: “Andhra Pradesh Forest Department organized the first ever snake awareness and rescue training program for itsContinue reading Snake Awareness and Rescue Training Held for Forest Department Staff in Andhra Pradesh

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Snake Awareness and Rescue Training begins for Forest Department Staff in Andhra Pradesh

A new collaborative effort is taking place for snake conservation in South India! Beginning in April, Save The Snakes Founding Partner, the Eastern Ghats Wildlife Society, will begin training the Forest Department staff of Andhra Pradesh about snake awareness and rescue. From the Eastern Ghats Wildlife Society: “We understand the fact that working closely withContinue reading Snake Awareness and Rescue Training begins for Forest Department Staff in Andhra Pradesh

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Save The Snakes is Awarded the 2018 ZACC Field Grant

The Save The Snakes Team was fortunate to attend the 2018 Zoo & Aquariums Committing to Conservation (ZACC) Conference in Jacksonville, Florida. The mission of the ZACC Conference is to encourage and promote increased involvement of zoos and aquariums in support of field conservation – locally, nationally and internationally. The conference brings together field researchersContinue reading Save The Snakes is Awarded the 2018 ZACC Field Grant

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Education is the Key to Save The Snakes

In order to protect king cobra populations and reduce human-snake conflict, education is truly the most important aspect of our work. To accomplish our mission, we organize awareness workshops, social media campaigns and community outreach programs in identified sites throughout the Eastern Ghats region of India. These programs teach community members of the ecological importanceContinue reading Education is the Key to Save The Snakes

Economic Livelihood Program Begins in the Eastern Ghats

In a remote village in the Northern Eastern Ghats of Andhra Pradesh, India, Save The Snakes Project Partner, the Eastern Ghats Wildlife Society, recently launched a new initiative to train local communities in preparing terracotta jewellery. While all community members are welcomed to participate, this program is the experimental period for the creation a women’sContinue reading Economic Livelihood Program Begins in the Eastern Ghats

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2017: A Spectacular Year for Save The Snakes

A special message from Save The Snakes Co-Founder and India Program Director Murthy Kantimahanti: 2017 has been an incredibly progressive year for Save The Snakes in India. We launched a massive education campaign to impart awareness about various aspects pertaining to snake conservation that targeted multiple stakeholders from villages and towns in the Northern EasternContinue reading 2017: A Spectacular Year for Save The Snakes