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Herpetofaunal Survey of Trivandrum Division completed with recording of 67 amphibian and 81 reptile species

The survey of herpetofauna(amphibians and reptiles) has been completed in protected areas under Trivandrum Wildlife Division, including Neyyar, Peppara Wildlife Sanctuaries, and Agasthyavanam Biological Park. Though surveys have previously been conducted separately in each of these protected areas, this is the first time a team consisting of researchers, students, and naturalists is conducting a survey of amphibians [...]

Photography workshop conducted for field biologists at Thattekkad Bird Sanctuary

Aranyakam Nature Foundation conducted a photography workshop for field biologists in collaboration with Idukki Wildlife Division at Salim Ali Bird Sanctuary at Thattekkad from 16 to 18 September 2022. The workshop aimed to equip field biologists with better photography skills to improve the documentation of their research subjects. Research scholars from various universities in Kerala participated in [...]

  • 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.

International Bat Night 2022 – Importance and basics about bats

You might be familiar with an evening sky, colored beautifully with a tint of orange, red, and purple shades. When we look at it, we see silhouettes of hundreds of bats coming from nowhere. But most of the time, some of you miss enjoying that view due to [...]

August 26, 2022|

National Wildlife Week 2022 Quiz: Protected Areas of India

National Wildlife Week is celebrated all over the country to create awareness about the importance of wildlife and its conservation. We are presenting a series of quizzes to enhance the understanding in the wildlife conservation. This quiz is about protected areas in India. This quiz contain 30 questions and 10 [...]

National Wildlife Week Quiz: കേരളത്തിലെ സംരക്ഷിത പ്രദേശങ്ങൾ

ദേശീയ വന്യജീവി വാരാഘോഷത്തോട് അനുബന്ധിച്ചു ആരണ്യകം നേച്ചർ ഫൗണ്ടേഷൻ നിങ്ങൾക്കായി കേരളത്തിലെ കേരളത്തിലെ സംരക്ഷിത പ്രദേശങ്ങളെക്കുറിച്ചുള്ള ക്വിസ്സ് മത്സരം അവതരിപ്പിക്കുന്നു. ക്വിസ്സിൽ പങ്കെടുക്കുക അറിവ് നേടുക. 

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 [...]

Herpetofaunal Survey of Trivandrum Division completed with recording of 67 amphibian and 81 reptile species

The survey of herpetofauna(amphibians and reptiles) has been completed in protected areas under Trivandrum Wildlife Division, including Neyyar, Peppara Wildlife Sanctuaries, and Agasthyavanam Biological Park. Though surveys have previously been conducted separately in each of these protected areas, this is [...]

Photography workshop conducted for field biologists at Thattekkad Bird Sanctuary

Aranyakam Nature Foundation conducted a photography workshop for field biologists in collaboration with Idukki Wildlife Division at Salim Ali Bird Sanctuary at Thattekkad from 16 to 18 September 2022. The workshop aimed to equip field biologists with better photography skills [...]

  • 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.

A New Species of Cyrtodactylus (Reptilia: Gekkonidae) from Agasthyamalai, the southern Western Ghats

Researchers have discovered a new species of bent-toed gecko from Cyrtodactylus aravindi the Agasthyamalai hills in Western Ghats. Bent-toed geckos are found across the south and southeast Asia with 330 species and about 42 species [...]

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 [...]

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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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