New Delhi: WWF-India and Discovery Kids today announced their partnership to host the 2016 edition of the Wild Wisdom Quiz – India’s biggest and only national-level wildlife quiz. Focusing on the theme of ‘Evolution and Biodiversity’, the quiz not only tests children’s knowledge about the planet and its various facets but also aims to build awareness and knowledge among children about the constantly evolving biological diversity that makes our planet special.
Discovery Kids & WWF-India’s Wild Wisdom Quiz 2016, reaching out to more than 15,000 schools and over 40,00,000 children, will be conducted in 13 cities across India,. Supported by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), the quiz will be conducted at the primary, middle and senior level. The National Finale will be held in New Delhi in October during the Wildlife Week (Oct 2nd-8th). The top 3 winning teams will be taken on an all-paid trip to a conservation landscape to witness on-ground activities as well as experience wildlife and nature like never before.
Registrations for the quiz are open till 15th August, 2016. To register, visit http://quiz.wwfindia.org/wwq/.
Commenting on the association, Rajiv Bakshi, Vice President, Discovery South Asia said, “We are proud to associate with WWF India for the Wild Wisdom Quiz 2016. It is the ideal platform to engage young minds to learn about the rich natural heritage of our country. Our objective is to spread the message of a healthy and sustainable environment and encourage children to participate and take pride in our bio-diversity.”
“The tremendous response to the quiz is a testament to the growing awareness amongst young minds about the environment. It gives us immense pleasure and reassurance in the kind of work we do, to inspire and empower young minds of India, which might help them in taking action for a better future”, said Radhika Suri, Director, Environment Education, WWF-India.
The Discovery Kids & WWF-India’s Wild Wisdom Quiz 2016 aims to provide students an opportunity to delve deeper into the evolution and biodiversity of India and to think about our collective responsibility to preserve this legacy.