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Season 1 | Episode 3 | Nation and Nature

A WWF India biodiversity expert answers questions about India’s biodiversity and what we can do to conserve it.

Episode Description

“Nation and Nature” is an Episode on the biodiversity of our country. India is home to some of the rarest animals, birds and plants, we are infact one of the 17 most biodiverse nations across the globe. What better way than to learn about this from Farida Tampal, our biodiversity expert and head of WWF India’s Hyderabad State office, in conversation with 4 Planet Ninjas from the 4 corners of India – Mihirnayan V.M from Kerala, Qaleem Bashrat from Jammu & Kashmir, Jinal Kamlesh Bhai Shinde from Gujarat and Kangkanjyoti Bora from Assam and Samarth Sheth a Podcaster on Sustainability.

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Reach us on edu@wwfindia.net for any queries you may have or if you wish to share any explorations of yours. You could either write or send us your recorded voice with your experience of exploring your own surroundings.


Concept : Ms. Radhika Suri.

Children Sharing Their Experiences : Qaleem Bashrat, Jinal Kamleshbhai Shinde, Kanganjyoti Bora, Mihirnayan VM

Coordination Admin : Team WWF-India – Ms. Sulagna Roy, Ms. Natasha Ballal, Ms. Annesha Lahiri, Ms. Chetna Singh Kaith.

Script : Ms. Neha Raghav & Samarth Sheth.

Editor of Recordings : Mr. Nimit Vaishnav

Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/wwf-india/message

Idea Packs for Educators

Idea Bite 1: Collect photographs, leaf tracings, and bark rubbings of trees in your neighbourhood and make an easy identification guide.
Fun link 1: http://www.flowersofindia.net/treeid/index.html
Idea Bite 2: Make a poster on any one protected area in your state. Include pictures of important species including keystone species found there.
Fun link 2: http://www.wiienvis.nic.in/Database/Protected_Area_854.aspx
Idea Bite 3: How many of the species that are state symbols of Indian states are endangered? Make a list.
Fun link 3: http://www.wiienvis.nic.in/KidsCentre/state_symbols_india_8411.aspx