Our motto

‘Be green,Go green’

clearly expresses the basic concept of being eco-friendly and the urge to observe,study and protect nature.

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The Western Ghats

A UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of the eight "hottest hotspots" of biological diversity in the world

serves to support and promote implementation of the objectives of the Strategic Plan for Biodiversity and the Aichi Biodiversity Targets, with the goal of significantly reducing biodiversity loss.

Serves to promote action that will protect the drylands. The Decade is an opportunity to make critical changes to secure the long-term ability of drylands to provide value for humanity's well being.

raise global awareness about the value of wetlands for humanity and the planet. It also marks the date of adoption of the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands in 1971, in the Iranian city of Ramsar.

an opportunity to celebrate the many beautiful and varied forms of wild fauna and flora and to raise awareness of the multitude of benefits that conservation provides to people.

March 20

World Sparrow Day

A day designated to raise awareness of the house sparrow and then other common birds to urban environments, and of threats to their populations.It is an international initiative by the Nature Forever Society of India in collaboration with the Eco-Sys Action Foundation (France) and numerous other national and international organisations across the world.

This global celebration of forests provides a platform to raise awareness of the importance of all types of woodlands and trees, and celebrate the ways in which they sustain and protect us.

March 22

World Water Day

The day focuses attention on the importance of universal access to clean water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) facilities in developing countries. The day also focuses on advocating for the sustainable management of freshwater resources.

April 22

Earth Day

Earth Day is a day dedicated to increasing awareness about the Earth, its issues and problems. It is all about appreciating the uniqueness of our planet Earth with its incredible biodiversity.If people make changes in their behaviors towards Mother Earth, then we would be able to make our planet a much better place to live in – also for coming generations.

2nd SAT in MAY

Migratory Bird Day

is a conservation initiative that brings awareness on conserving migratory birds and their habitats throughout the Western Hemisphere. engages the general public to care about maintaining healthy bird populations and protecting breeding, non-breeding, and stop over habitats used by migratory birds.

June 5

World Environment Day

a flagship campaign for raising awareness on emerging environmental issues from marine pollution and global warming, to sustainable consumption and wildlife crime.

June 8

World Ocean Day

World Oceans Day is an annual observation to honor, help protect, and conserve the world’s oceans. World Oceans Day also provides a unique opportunity to take personal and community action to conserve the ocean and its resources.

July 29

International Tiger Day

The goal of the day is to promote a global system for protecting the natural habitats of tigers and to raise public awareness and support for tiger conservation issues.

August 12

World Elephant Day

To create awareness of the urgent plight of African and Asian elephants, and to share knowledge and positive solutions for the better care and management of captive and wild elephants. African elephants are listed as "Vulnerable" and Asian elephants as "Endangered" on the IUCN Red List of threatened species.

Welcome to TNHS

Travancore Natural History Society (TNHS) is a Non-Governmental Organization established under the Travancore-Cochin Literary, Scientific and Charitable Societies Registration Act of 1955. Major objective of the organization is to study Natural History and Biodiversity of the Southern Western Ghats, one of the World’s most interesting Biodiversity Hotspots.The motto of the organization
‘Be green, Go green’
, clearly expresses the basic concept of being eco-friendly and the urge to observe, study and protect nature.The logo of TNHS, Travancore Pied Kingfisher, represents the intense concentration and flawless focusing needed to develop a keen insight into Natural History and to address the environmental issues that we are facing day to day.

Gallery

We have been privilaged to capture some of nature's most beautiful places in Western Ghats and Intersting animals from the lagre mammels to the tiny bugs. This gallery consists of best images collected from the members for a month. The copyrights rests with the photographers

  • Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better. - Albert Einstein

  • Nature holds the key to our aesthetic, intellectual, cognitive and even spiritual satisfaction. - E. O. Wilson

  • Your deepest roots are in nature. No matter who you are, where you live, or what kind of life you lead, you remain irrevocably linked with the rest of creation. - Charles Cook

  • The clearest way into the Universe is through a forest wilderness. - John Muir

  • There is pleasure in the pathless woods, there is rapture in the lonely shore, there is society where none intrudes, by the deep sea, and music in its roar; I love not Man the less, but Nature more. - Lord Byron

  • Our task must be to free ourselves by widening our circle of compassion to embrace all living creatures and the whole of nature and its beauty. - Albert Einstein