This Group is a partnership of individuals and organisations who are interested in Nature Conservation and willing to contribute towards the objective of sustainable living for a better tomorrow for all. The Group believes in: “thinking globally and acting locally”. Our actions at regional/local level are the best testimony to our commitment to global environmental issues.
India has a nearly 5,000 year old history of practicing
Incessant impacts on Nation’s traditions altered the scenario to a certain extent, yet the people of the subcontinent continued to reflect the age old norms towards Nature Conservation. Modernity has, alas, started affecting such practices. Our vision is to raise awareness, at all levels, through education and organised activities about conservation, bio-diversity and sustainable living.
The Group is represented, in this web site, by
Tourism & Wildlife Society of India (TWSI), a non - government
and non - profit organisation set
up in 1978-79; the word Tourism was then opted for with a view to
educating visitors towards Nature Conservation, which is applicable
to a great extent to this day : in the name of Eco Tourism in India,
and probably elsewhere as well, little is being contributed towards
‘eco’, which should mean ‘ecology’ and not
‘economy’ as is the practice. Our vision is to promote
genuine eco-tourism, which benefits wildlife, the environment and