REEF LOG: monitoring marine ecosystems

REEF LOG: an underwater citizen science programme for monitoring  India’s marine ecosystems Tanmay Wagh, Kartik Shanker, Naveen Namboothri Professional researcher-based ecological monitoring is often highly expensive, logistically demanding and patchy in space and time. Underwater monitoring programmes should cover as many if not all components of the system, including the important coral, herbivore, carnivore and…

Leatherback

Monitoring and conservation of leatherback turtles and their habitats in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands

Monitoring and conservation of leatherback turtles and their habitats in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands Adhith Swaminathan, Kartik Shanker Very little is known about the status of leatherback populations from Indian waters, barring work by ANET on Great Nicobar Island in the early 2000s, and the surveys conducted by the CES, Dakshin and ANET on…

Governance and leadership in fishing communities in Ramanathapuram district, Tamil Nadu

Governance and leadership in fishing communities in Ramanathapuram district, Tamil Nadu Marianne Manuel, Aarthi Sridhar The demand for decentralisation of governance and inclusive policy-making has been made repeatedly by civil society organisations for several decades with only a few halting steps of progress in this direction. Today, there are both internal as well as international…

Long Term Ecological Observatories (LTEO)

Long Term Ecological Observatories (LTEO) Tanmay Wagh, Adhith Swaminathan, Esha Gokhale, Kartik Shanker and Naveen Namboothri Researchers: Tanmay Wagh, Adhith Swaminathan, Esha Gokhale, Kartik Shanker and Naveen Namboothri Collaborators: Dr. Elrika D’Souza and Dr. Rohan Arthur (NCF) and Dr. S. Venu (Pondicherry University) Funding: Ministry of Environment Forests and Climate Change (MOEF&CC), Govt. of India.…