WWF-India launches the Wild Wisdom Quiz Book on World Environment Day
The event, held at the WWF-India auditorium, also marked the opening of registrations for Wild Wisdom Quiz 2014. Partnered by MoEF and CBSE, this year’s edition aims to reach out to more than 10 lakh students from classes III-VIII across 15000 schools in the country. Focussing on “Forest Biodiversity” as this year’s theme, the quiz will highlight the value of our forests and garner support to curb deforestation and bio-diversity loss. There will also be an online version of the quiz, open to high school students. Kerala will also host the first-ever regional version of the Wild Wisdom Quiz 2014, covering schools across 14 districts in the state.
The event also had a book-reading from “Talking Tree’ by award-winning film maker Sagari Chhabra. Children at the event also took part in an impromptu quiz to savour the flavor of the book.
Speaking at the event, Ms. Mita Nangia Goswami, Director, Environment Education, WWF-India said “We want to inspire children and create that sense of awe and wonder for the natural world, of which humans are a part – these children are our future wildlife conservationists”. Sohini Mitra, Senior Commissioning Editor, Puffin Books, said “We are thrilled to be associated with WWF-India on this exciting quiz book, a one-of-its-kind book that will be loved by animal lovers and quiz aficionados.”
For more information on the Wild Wisdom Quiz, please contact:
Ms. Mita Goswami, Director, Environment Education, WWF-India
Ph: 011- 41504790; Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Rituparna Sengupta, Central Communication, WWF-India
Ph: 011- 41504797; Email: email@example.com