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World Environment Day 2024: Meet India's Courageous Green Warriors Preserving Wildlife

India's biodiverse beauty owes its wildlife to dedicated green warriors, collectively embodying the vital quest to harmonise human and natural worlds, inspiring and safeguarding a flourishing future

Krithi Karanth champions wildlife preservation and understanding human-animal connections Photo: Krithi Karanth/Instagram

India, a land of diverse landscapes and rich ecosystems, owes much of its natural splendour to the selfless efforts of a group of remarkable individuals known as eco-warriors. These unsung heroes have dedicated their lives to the cause of protecting and preserving the nation's precious wildlife and biodiversity. Here, we shed light on the inspiring stories of seven of India's bravest green warriors at the forefront of conservation efforts, ensuring a sustainable coexistence between humans and the environment.