Bahar Dutta


Bahar Dutta is a trained Wildlife Conservationist and has been working on key wildlife issues in India and abroad for the last 9 years. She has represented Indian wildlife conservation issues at many International forums such as the World Parks Congress and the Convention on Biological Diversity. She has studied Amazonian monkeys at the world famous Jersey Zoo in England, worked for conservation groups in Africa and is the author of several scientific papers and conservation reports. She started reporting on wildlife issues for the news channel CNN-IBN in 2006. In her first year of wildlife reporting, she won the Green Oscar at Wildscreen in Bristol for her news investigation – the Last Dance of the Sarus. Bahar Dutta was awarded the Young Environment Journalist Award in 2007 and the Express Award for Excellence in Environment Reporting in 2007.