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Chandarsain Kashyap

Chandarsain is from Ramnagar, only 43 years on this earth, he has what many people might consider an unusual profession, he is a snake catcher. Pandit Ji as he is fondly called is also a painter an artist and a news reporter. He works for Dainik Hope and Nirankush Bharat. Chandarsain follows the footsteps of Romulus Whitaker. He went on his first snake rescue expedition at the tender age of thirteen; he walked behind snake charmers and rescuers. That is how he learnt to catch snakes. He has caught various species both venomous and non-venomous ones. He must have caught and rescued over 1000 snakes...
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Dinesh Mansera

Dinesh Mansera studied in the Kumaon University worked with the Uttarujala, Danik Jagran and Rashtriya Sahara. He also worked with Akhon Dekhi in D.D Metro, Rozana with B.A.G Films and D.D. Metro, Aaj Tak and so on. He made exclusive stories on Indo China Trade (Gunji) the Indo – Nepal Border Dispute, the Likers Problems in Uttaranchal/Jim Corbett, Pollution in the Nainital Lake, Problems with Bidi Labour, Rice Miller’s, Baghwal Festival in Devidhura. Currently with N.D.T.V, he is working on the Pollution Problems in Nainital Lake, Ganga Pollution, and Maovaad in Indo – Nepal border. He...
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Sudershan Juyal

Sudershan Juyal was born & brought up in Nainital. He was educated in Nagarpalika Prathamik Pathshala Tallital, Government High School and Government Intermediate College, Kumaon University, Nainital. He taught in St. Joseph’s College Nainital. After which he joined the National School of Drama and started working with theatre groups and institutions in Delhi, Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand. He has worked with many renowned persons like Fritz Benewitz, B.V. Karanth, Brij Mohan Shah, Mohan Upreti, Mohan Maharishi, Ranjit Kapoor, Anuradha Kapur, Amal Allana, Manjeet Bawa, Catherine Rao,...
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Mahindra Singh Negi

Mahindra Singh aka Manoj Negi started as a driver in Corbett. He worked for quite some time at Amdanda Gate. He belongs to the Local Community and is a ‘Pahari’. After that he joined Mahseer Conservancy where he worked as a driver and a coordinator, he assisted in the development of Vanghat Riverine Woods and accompanied guests on bird-watching and nature tours in Corbett. In 2005 he also was part of a team which led a 17 day expedition to the Nanda Devi Biosphere Reserve, Lohajung, Auli Boogiyal, Bednee Boogiyal, Kulara and Tapovan. In 2006 Manoj took part in an eco-tourism guide workshop...
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Hetal

Ms. Hetal believes in the ‘Green Angel’ has done her Bachelor’s in Geography Honors’ and Masters in Environment and Development. She has worked with Mr. Bittu Sahgal, a well known Environmentalist and Editor, Sanctuary Asia. She has worked as Head Initiatives: Sanctuary Asia, National Coordinator: Kids for Tigers and Assistant Manager: Corporate Social Responsibility with Mr. Sahgal. After which she enrolled for training with CC Africa/Taj Safaris as a Naturalist/Ranger but she got promoted to a Community Officer cum H.R Manager where she worked with the Baiga and Gond Community of Madhya...
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Nicola Addison

Nicola joined Mahseer Conservancy in early 2010, and is the Vulture Program coordinator, along with having involvement in much of the other work carried out by the conservancy. Growing up in South Africa, Nicola spent most of her holidays trekking in the Drakensberg Mountains.  It is there that she first discovered her love for birds of prey, and, in particular, vulture species.  A move to New Zealand with her family did not diminish this passion.  The outdoor lifestyle of both South Africa and New Zealand led to a passion for wild places and conservation, and Nicola went on to study Ecology,...
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Dr. Rajeev Singh

Dr. Rajiv Singh was born in Lucknow (Kinmarry). He is a qualified Vetenary Doctor, who has studied B.V.Sc & A.H from G.V. Panth University Panthnagar. He has worked with many known organizations and government bodies like P.F.A: People for Animal’s, belonging to Ms. Maneka Gandhi, Sanjay Gandhi Animal Care Center at Raja Garden Delhi, Jain Ward Govt. Hospital, Paraag (also known as Aanchal) at Khatima Uddhamsingh Nagar, a Govt. Hospital at Veerukhal Uttarakhand, Govt. Hospital in Haldwani at Kuwanpuri (Golapaar), Jahankat hospital in Khatima. Currently, he is working with Ramnagar Govt....
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Govind Patni

Govind Patni is a guy who understands the importance of serious journalism. He is one of the first people who knows and understands the implementation of serious journalism especially when it comes to conservation and wildlife. He is a native resident of Lohaghat; Champawat (Uttarakhand). He started his carrier in journalism; 2001 from a Hindi daily called “Jan Lahar”. He has graduated in Arts from Kumaon University and has Post Graduated in Mass Communication from Ruhelkhand University. Currently he is placed in ETV News as a reporter. Govind is an emerging environment and wildlife journalist....
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Dr.Anil Prakash Joshi

Work of Dr. Anil Prakash. Joshi Dr. Anil Prakash Joshi known as Mountain Men has devoted himself to resource-based rural development for the last 29 years.  As a teacher, he guided 19 Ph.D. students and motivated many more to work in the hill villages to use science and technology to solve the basic needs of the mountain community.  An Ashoka Fellow, he has authored over 80 research papers and 10 books dealing with sustainable development of the Himalayas through various means. He has also been publishing other important scientific magazines to popularize science in the villages.  The major...
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Prerna Singh Bindra

Background Prerna Singh Bindra Prerna Singh Bindra is an economics graduate, and has a degree in Personnel Management and Labour Welfare. She started her career with Indian Institute of Management (Ahmedabad), as a Research Associate. She has also consulted with NGOs i.e the Friends of Women’s World Banking, where she assessed needs for micro financing for rural women, and helped streamline systems to make microfinance accessible. Career She began her career in journalism, born out of a passion for the wilds, with Sanctuary Asia. Later, she moved on to mainstream media, as she believed that the...
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