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Ever since I was a child, I have been very interested in nature and the environment. I have a B.S. degree in wildlife biology, and have worked as a zookeeper, wildlife biologist, and ecologist. I am conducting a brief survey of world leaders, government officials, religious leaders, corporate CEOs, environmental groups, wildlife experts, and others regarding nature and the environment. I am also very interested in religious views, customs, and beliefs from around the world, and the interactions between religion, culture, society, and the environment. This is something I am doing out of personal interest, and is not connected to any group or organization. I have been working on this project since the summer of 2006, and hope to eventually turn it into a book and/or documentary. I am hoping to make this into a global project, with responses from all segments of society. Feel free to contact me directly if you have any questions or comments. If you have not already done so, I hope that you will consider taking part in my project, and please spread the word to anyone you think might be interested! Thanks for stopping by!


May 03, 2008

Raju Acharya Sharma

Friends of Nature Nepal (

Today’s Date: 7 April 2008

1. What interaction with an animal and/or nature in your life has had the biggest impact on you?

I have involved a decade period in participatory biodiversity conservation program. People are suffering from the different predator species. When people ask, how to conserve their lives? How to conserve their livestock? I never can answer in well manner. I am always thinking, how to resolve it.

2. Did you have a favorite place in the great outdoors during your childhood?

Lake near my home, Pokhara, Kaski , Nepal

3. As a former zookeeper, I would love to know what your favorite animal is and why?

Cheer Pheasant, very difficult to locate them in natural condition.

4. What do you think is the greatest environmental challenge facing us now, and what do you think will be the greatest challenge in the future?

Conservationists are really not working by heart and political parties not supporting the nature related works

5. If you could give one piece of advice regarding the environment and our natural resources, what would it be?

Do not expect any results; just do conservation work for your own existence in the earth.

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