Episode 021 – Puja Mitra | Conservation practitioner & Co-founder of Terra Conscious

Puja Mitra is a professional conservation practitioner who carries experiences from stints at World Wildlife Fund (WWF India), The Kishkinda Trust, and Federation of Indian Animal Protection Organisations (FIAPO) among others. She founded Terra Conscious to spearhead responsible and ethical dolphin watching practices on the Indian waters.

In this episode, she talks about her growing love for marine life, a number of related pioneering initiatives, and formation of the Responsible Tourism Collective of Goa.

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Also mentioned in this episode
Aangan
Aditya Mukharji
Ajai Saxena (PCCF, Goa)
Anil Kumar
Arannya
Ashwini Joglekar
Asian Nature Conservation Foundation
Assam Haati Project
Baaya Design
Base Lounge
Birutė Galdikas
Barracuda Diving
Calamari
Celina
Central Ministry of Tourism
Chandu
Circlewallas
Claude Alvares
Commonwealth Scholarships
Concierge Association of India
Crystal Rogers
Compassion Unlimited Plus Action (CUPA)
Deeksha Thind
Dempo
Dian Fossey
Dipani Sutaria
Dive Goa
Drishti
Dwarf Sperm Whale
Earth Island Institute
Eco Tourism Society of India
Federation of Indian Animal Protection Organisations
Goa Foundation
Goa Rafting
Goa Science Center
Goa Tourism
Goenchi Mati
Gowri Mallapur
Global Sustainable Tourism Council
Hindustan Times
Hydrophone
Indian Ocean Humpback Dolphin
Institute of Hotel Management (IHM Goa)
Indigo
International Film Festival of India (IFFI)
International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN)
Jack Sukhija
Jane Goodall
Jill Ferguson
Joanna Pyres
John Pollard
Journeys With Meaning
Justine Calais
Kanishk Srinivasan
Konkan Cetacean Research Team
Konkan Explorers
Kim
Laguna Anjuna
Leanne
Learning Valley
Live Happy
Lori Marino
Locus City Cards
Louvre
Make It Happen
Mallya Aditi
Mallika Talwar
Maria Victor
Marishia Rodrigues
Menaka Gandhi
Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MOEF)
Mrugaya Xpeditions
Naomi Rose
National Institute of Oceanography
Nature’s Nest
Nazri Resort
NDTV
Nisha D’souza
Nirmal Ulhas Kulkarni
Norma Alvares
Olaulim Backyards
Orijit Sen
Outlook Responsible Tourism Awards
Parag
Panjim Inn
Pankaj Lad
Pawan
People Tree
Pepsi
Rahul Malaney
Rainbow Warriors
Ric O’Barry’s Dolphin Project
Sahasea
Sanctuary Nature Foundation
Sanniki
Saraya
SeaWorld
Shama Pawar
Shrayragi Israni
Shibani Dasgupta Jain
Sherry
Snow Leopard Conservancy
Striped dolphin
Sun 360
Swiss Cetacean Society
The Kishkinda Trust
TOFT
University of Oxford
Uramma Heritage Homes
Vaayu
Vandana Shiva
Venkatesh Charloo
Vidya Niketan
Villa Blanche
Vinod Sreedhar
West Coast Adventures
Wildernest
Wildlife Rescue and Rehabilitation
Wild Otters
Woke Hostel
World Wildlife Fund
Yogini
Zora Thind

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Show cover jingle courtesy of Icons8
Music by Nordgroove from Fugue

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