The Bombay Natural History Society, founded on 15 September 1883, is one of the largest non-governmental organisations in India engaged in conservation and biodiversity research. BNHS is born on 15 September with six Englishmen and two Indians meeting in Mumbai to share their natural history notes. Contact us about this record. Bombay Natural History Society, a Non-governmental organization, was established in 1883 for the sole purpose of conducting research works and scientific observations of natural history. It sponsors studies in Indian wildlife and conservation, and publishes a four-monthly journal, Journal of the Bombay Natural History Society (JBNHS), as well as a quarterly magazine, Hornbill. The Bombay Natural History Society said they've already seen a 25% increase compared to last year. The ostensible reason for this alteration was that the Society’s name should reflect its national character. Standard Form J. Bombay Nat. BNHS is the partner of BirdLife International in India. The Sálim Ali Centre for Ornithology and Natural History (SACON) is a national centre for information, education and research in ornithology and natural history in India. The BNHS logo is the great hornbill, inspired by a great hornbill named William, who lived on the premises of the Society. Full Record . Natural history Publisher Bombay, Bombay Natural History Society Collection biodiversity; americana Digitizing sponsor Smithsonian Libraries Contributor Smithsonian Libraries … IPNI Life Sciences Identifier (LSID) urn:lsid:ipni.org:publications:677-2 Dates Vol. Bombay [Mumbay] BHL . La Bombay Natural History Society, fundada el 15 de setembre de 1883, és una de les organitzacions no governamentals més grans de la India compromeses en la conservació i recerca de la Biodiversitat. The logo was created in 1933 on the silver-jubilee of the Society; a hornbill is shown in the logo in the memory of William. The Bombay Natural History Society, founded on 15 September 1883, is one of the largest non-governmental organisations in India engaged in conservation and biodiversity research. Dr. Salim Ali was the late president of the BNHS who directed the society into active conservation of natural and natural resources through scientific research. 1+, 1886+ Library of Congress Number QK1.J768 BPH Identifier 459.20 BHL.