Registrations open till 15th May 2012! August 7-10, 2012, JN Tata Auditorium, IISc Campus, Bengaluru (Bangalore), India This international conference is being organized in India to highlight the urgency of biodiversity conservation in Asia ahead of the 11th Conference of the Parties (CoP) of the UN Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) to be held in India in [...]
Registrations open till April 30th 2012 The Student Conference on Conservation Science (SCCS) – Bangalore aims to facilitate interaction, exchange of research ideas and methods, building contacts and building capacity of young researchers in all aspects of conversation science. As a sister conference to SCCS-Cambridge, SCCS-Bangalore focuses on attracting student participants, primarily from countries in [...]
Dakshin has been a partner of YETI (Young Ecologists Talk and Interact) since 2009. As a conference for students and researchers working in the discipline of ecology in India, YETI is unique in being organized entirely by student volunteers from across the country. YETI 2011 was held at Guwahati (December 13 – 15, 2011). To learn more about this [...]
Jatin Das, one of India’s best known artists has produced a unique serigraph entitled ‘Kachua’ or ‘Turtle’. The proceeds from the sales of this limited edition of serigraphs (silk screen prints) will support the ISTS Travel Grant Fund. The serigraph was commissioned by the ISTS and Dakshin Foundation to celebrate the coming of the symposium [...]
Common Voices is a newsletter produced by the Foundation for Ecological Security (FES) in partnership with Dakshin Foundation members. It covers the latest in academic research and field experiments and experiences related to the commons.
Current Conservation carries the latest in research news from the natural- and social-science facets of conservation, such as conservation biology, environmental history, anthropology and sociology, ecological economics, landscape ecology, etc. Current Conservation also periodically translates the content of other conservation journals.
This is an online resource that contains basic information about sea turtles of the Indian subcontinent including distribution (by state), status, bibliographies, a directory of organisations working on sea turtles, research, and other resources such as newsletters, manuals, maps and other publications. The website will also serve as a portal for TAG (Turtle Action Group), the network for the conservation and monitoring of sea turtles in India.
The Indian Ocean Turtle Newsletter was initiated to provide a forum for exchange of information on sea turtle biology and conservation, management and education and awareness activities in the Indian subcontinent, Indian Ocean region, and south/southeast Asia. The newsletter also intends to cover related aspects such as coastal zone management fisheries and marine biology.
The knowledge of environmental laws is integral to making conservation efforts effective and meaningful. The Environmental Law Omnibus is an open and collective resource on environmental laws in India, supported by Dakshin Foundation in collaboration with other civil society organisations. You will find here, carefully compiled commentaries on the major environmental laws in the country, [...]