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  • World Lizard Day – An introduction to lizards

    A fun day to learn more about, teach the general public and celebrate the fascinating world of lizards, World Lizard Day is celebrated on the 14th of August every year. Despite being one [...]

  • Munnar Wildlife Division Herpetofaunal Survey 2022

    Survey of herpetofauna (amphibians and reptiles) of six protected areas, including four national parks, Eravikulam, Mathikettan Shola, Anamundi Shola, Pampadum Shola and two wildlife sanctuaries, Chinnar and Kurinjimala of Munnar Wildlife [...]

  • Elephants and People – World Elephant Day Photography Contest

    Theme: Elephants and People Elephants have been a part of our culture, and we have lived in harmony with wildlife, especially elephants, for centuries. However, the situation has come where elephants are [...]

  • Photography workshop for field biologists

    Aranyakam Nature Foundation, with the logistic support of the Idukki Wildlife Division, brings you a photography workshop of a different kind. Biological photography, or biophotography, is the use [...]

World Lizard Day – An introduction to lizards

A fun day to learn more about, teach the general public and celebrate the fascinating world of lizards, World Lizard Day is celebrated on the 14th of August every year. Despite being one of the most diverse groups, we still know very little about these species, of which many are threatened mainly due to habitat loss. Moreover, [...]

Munnar Wildlife Division Herpetofaunal Survey 2022

Survey of herpetofauna (amphibians and reptiles) of six protected areas, including four national parks, Eravikulam, Mathikettan Shola, Anamundi Shola, Pampadum Shola and two wildlife sanctuaries, Chinnar and Kurinjimala of Munnar Wildlife Division has been completed. Even though surveys were conducted individually in each protected area, this is the first herpetofaunal survey covering all of the [...]

Elephants and People – World Elephant Day Photography Contest

Theme: Elephants and People Elephants have been a part of our culture, and we have lived in harmony with wildlife, especially elephants, for centuries. However, the situation has come where elephants are being threatened due to habitat loss and fragmentation. And the relationship between people and elephants has become strained leading to negative interactions, which we [...]

Photography workshop for field biologists

Aranyakam Nature Foundation, with the logistic support of the Idukki Wildlife Division, brings you a photography workshop of a different kind. Biological photography, or biophotography, is the use of photography for educational, research, or illustrative purposes. The photographs or videos often help researchers explain complex problems with visual aid. While it is [...]

  • SNAKES AND LIZARDS OF THE SKY ISLANDS OF THE WESTERN GHATS(Free PDF)

    This book is a preliminary summary of some aspects of our research and fieldwork in the southern Western Ghats over the past few decades. National Geographic Explorer project provided support for field surveys to document the diversity and compile this field guide. Add to the cart and checkout to download your FREE copy of the book.

Flora, The Passion: Workshop – Plant identification and the road to conservation

For the general public, wildlife conservation is [...]

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Greening our Campus – Planting 120 saplings in college campus

In conjunction with this year's World Environment Day, Government Arts and Science college, Kozhinjampara, and Aranyakam Nature Foundation are launching an effort to green our campus and improve our children's learning environment. The aim is to scientifically plant and maintain tree saplings that [...]

Conserve Our Nature – Poster Design Competition, World Wildlife Day 2022

Click here to read in Malayalam(മലയാളത്തിൽ വായിക്കാൻ) Aranyakam Nature Foundation is organising a poster design competition for school students in connection with the World Wildlife Day celebrations on March 3 rd 2022. The theme of the competition is "Conserve Our Nature". The competition aims to [...]

Nature Conservation Awareness Camp held at KFRI Subcenter, Nilambur for college students from Malappuram

Aranyakam Nature Foundation and Kerla Forest Research Institute conducted a 2-day nature awareness workshop at KFRi Subcentre Nilambur on the 2nd and 3rd of July. Nilambur North division DFO Mr Ashwin Kumar inaugurated the two-day workshop, and around 43 students from various colleges in Malappuram joined.   During [...]

July 4, 2022|

International Day of Forests Webinar: Conservation Importance of Idukki Wildlife Sanctuary

Idukki Wildlife Sanctuary is an enchanting vista with steep mountains, undulating hills and valleys spreading over Thodupuzha and Peermedu taluks of Idukki district in Kerala. It lies along the Idukki dam reservoir and is isolated from the main tract of high range forests. The sanctuary is home to [...]

Life of Ants – കുഞ്ഞനുറുമ്പുകളുടെ വലിയലോകം – Dr. Kalesh Sadasivan

Wildlife Talks Life of Ants – കുഞ്ഞനുറുമ്പുകളുടെ വലിയലോകം Dr. Kalesh Sadasivan Dr. Kalesh Sadasivan, a member of the Ants Research Group at Travancore Nature History Society(TNHS) and one of the founders of TNHS. Dr. Kalesh did extensive studies of ants in the Western Ghats and published the checklist [...]

  • SNAKES AND LIZARDS OF THE SKY ISLANDS OF THE WESTERN GHATS(Free PDF)

    This book is a preliminary summary of some aspects of our research and fieldwork in the southern Western Ghats over the past few decades. National Geographic Explorer project provided support for field surveys to document the diversity and compile this field guide. Add to the cart and checkout to download your FREE copy of the book.

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About Us

Aranyakam Nature Foundation is a group of individuals driven from diverse
areas of life bound together by our love for nature. Our strength is derived from
the knowledge we bring from different backgrounds and we strive continuously
to gift a better world to the next generation.

Our vision

A land that is rich in biodiversity.

Our mission

To spread our love for everything in the wild and in the process creates a
community aware of the natural treasures that have been bequeathed to us.

Our Motto

To empower the people by identifying the lacunae in our collective knowledge
on biodiversity and systematically filling these and using these data to work
towards conservation.

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