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'A Life with Wildlife. From Princely India to the Present' - Dr M. K. Ranjitsinh

Book launch and talk with the author and conservationist M. K. Ranjitsinh.
When Jul 10, 2018
from 02:00 PM to 03:00 PM
Where Large Seminar Room, David Attenborough Building, University of Cambridge, Pembroke Street, Cambridge, CB2 3QZ
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An opportunity to hear from Dr M K Ranjitsinh, widely seen as one of the key individuals behind India's modern conservation regime. He is a former Indian civil servant, and responsible for some of India's pioneering conservation policies since the 1970s.

He was the prime architect of the Wildlife (Protection) Act; was director of wildlife preservation (twice) and additional secretary in India's Ministry of Environment and Forests. He was member secretary of the task force which initiated Project Tiger and he also initiated Project Snow Leopard.

He published his memoirs with Harper Collins in 2017, and this event will feature a brief conversation with him, to reflect on his life and times.

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