Uttarakhand: Scientists to find ways to protect wildlife from climate change

DATE: 10-12-2015

The Wildlife Institute of India (WII) will study the impact of climate change on wildlife and devise strategies to lessen its effects on various species found in the state. A team of 11 scientists along with 22 project personnel from the institute reached the Bhagirathi Basin on October 1 as part of the National Mission for Sustaining the Himalayan Ecosystem (NMSHE). As part of the study, the team will focus on biodiversity conservation and protection of wildlife, traditional knowledge of societies and their livelihood.