Now thats a unique profession. There are not many trained wildlife vets in our
country, so there is a constant demand for them.
You need not be a scientist to be a wildlife activist who fights for the cause of
All you need is a certain passion and commitment. There are many who have converted that
interest into very sucessful careers as wildlife campigners, lawyers, journalists,
The trigger happy Nawab of Pataudi was nabbed thanks to vigilant activists and lawyers
from such NGOs.
Have fun, become famous!
Map your wildlife
Wildlife is all around us. We dont need to go too far to observe and
study wild creatures. Even in the middle of your city, a concrete jungle, you will be
amazed to find all kinds of wild creatures.
So why dont you create your own mini wildlife course. Urban wildlife may not be
as exciting and colourful and fascinating as that in a rainforest but you can still
Doing a thorough and comprehensive biodiversity mapping of your school premises will
give you a good understanding of all the kinds of plants and animals that exist on your
campus or building.
Create a site map and with the help of your biology teacher observe and make a list of
different kinds of plants and animals that live around your school.
Classify them into various groups such as anthropods, mammals, insects etc.
Look out for any endangered or rare species that you might encounter.
Try and speak to an expert ecologist for tips on biodiversity mapping and conservation.
Display your Wild Work with your teachers and fellow students. Create a conservation
plan for your school. To know how to assess the biodiversity status of your school get a
copy of the Green School Manual from CSE.
Write to email@example.com.
for more details.