Hello, my name is Adil Arif and I am in the final stages of completing my MSc in Wildlife Conservation Action. My interest in conservation has been fueled by my strong passion for understanding and conserving wildlife. I am committed to accomplishing this through educational outreach and hands-on conservation initiatives.
Educated in Science at the Institute of Basic and Vocational Education, I further sharpened my field skills, interning with the Nature Conservation Foundation on leopard ecology, mastering camera trapping and data analysis.
My connection with wildlife was sparked in sixth grade as a volunteer with People For Animals and has only grown. Devoting my free time to various organisations, I've been on the front lines of wildlife rescue and urban wildlife rehabilitation. At the BBMP Forest Cell, I acquired critical skills in urban wildlife management and conflict mitigation, coupled with conducting educational programs on living in harmony with nature.
As a certified Naturalist, I've educated diverse audiences on the splendours of India's flora and fauna and supported the forest department in research and community support.
My dedication to wildlife conservation is more than a profession; it's a personal calling that's been intertwined with my life and work.