International Climate Change Day: Solar Energy
21st June 2020
In this webinar, Suneet will explain about solar energy, the practicalities of setting up solar panels, and the advantages and disadvantages of solar power.
Suneet is involved in designing and installation of rooftop solar PV systems for residential, industrial and institutional end users under his partnership firm, Solum Enterprises.
World Turtle Day
16th June 2020
Muralidharan M talks about sea turtles, especially those found in India, ecology and threats to their survival.
Murali Field Director in the Biodiversity and Monitoring Programme at Dakshin Foundation, I develop and oversees projects focusing on the monitoring of flagship marine species such as sea turtles and sea snakes across the Indian coast. I have worked with traditional fishing communities to develop more participatory activities in conservation. My interests include education, outreach and training for the monitoring and conservation of coastal and marine systems.
Mollem Update: 3 Projects, 1 Irreplaceable Forest
11th June 2020
In this webinar, Parag Rangnekar elucidates the faunal diversity of Bhagawan Mahavir Sanctuary in Mollem, Goa and the impact of the proposed projects there.
Parag Rangnekar is an ecologist based in Goa with 15 research papers and various articles to his credit, including the description of 2 species new to science. A species of wasp, Kudakrumia rangnekari, has been named after him for his contribution towards biodiversity documentation. He is an expert member on the Goa State Biodiversity Board, Invertebrate Conservation Information Network for South Asia, and founding president of Goa Bird Conservation Network. He was awarded the LEAD (Leadership for Environment and Development) Fellowship.