“I have never stopped loving cartoons, I loved cartoons as a kid and I can still look at them and enjoy them”. These words stand true for everyone from 5 years old to even a hundred years old individual and considering this aspect of cartoons WWF – India organized a special Conservation Cartoon Exhibition named “Toony Tails” and on the occasion of Global Tiger Day on 29th July’19, a group of fifteen students from Sanskriti The Gurukul participated in this workshop at the Regional Science Centre. This workshop was conducted by renowned Environmentalist and Cartoonist Mr. Rohan Chakravarty, who is the Founder of “Green Humour” and he is the illustrator who won the WWF International President’s Award in 2017.
The students got an opportunity to witness the ongoing exhibition “Toony Tails” designed by Mr. Rohan and learned how to illustrate cartoon characters with special reference to tigers. They participated in the interactive session with Mr. Rohan and did their own illustrations. The students also understood how humour can be used to run a creative campaign for generating awareness towards the conservation of biodiversity and how a simple cartoon can act as a powerful communication tool by evoking emotions that people remember for long