Mohit Mudliar

Project Assistant-Biodiversity and Resource Monitoring

Mohit MudliarProject Assistant – Biodiversity and Resource Monitoring Qualifications: M.Sc. Wildlife Science, Wildlife Institute of India, Dehradun, 2019; B.Sc. Advanced Zoology and Biotechnology, Loyola College, Chennai, 2017 Email: mohit@dakshin.org Profile: My association with Dakshin started with my dissertation work on sea turtles. Hailing from the landlocked state of Chhattisgarh, my inclination towards marine life began…
Chandana Pusapati

Project Assistant – Biodiversity and Resource Monitoring

Chandana PusapatiProject Assistant – Biodiversity and Resource Monitoring Qualifications: M.Sc. Climate Science and Policy, TERI University, New Delhi, 2019 Email: chandana@dakshin.org Profile: Wildlife has always piqued my interest. So much so, that while pursuing my Masters in Climate Science and Policy, I would attempt linking the climate change related impacts and its consequences to earth’s…
Biswa Swaroop Das

Project Assistant

Biswa Swaroop DasProject Assistant, Coastal and Marine Commons, Odisha Qualifications:  MA in Natural Resources and Governance, TISS Hyderabad, 2019, BA in English Literature, BJB Autonomous College, Bhubaneswar, 2017 Email: biswa@dakshin.org During my masters I developed a strong interest towards various issues underlying conservation, development and the role of community institutions in the governance of commons.…
Vineetha Venugopal

Senior Research Assistant

Vineetha VenugopalSenior Research Assistant Qualifications:  MA Social Work in Community Organisation and Development Practice, Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai (2015-17) B.Tech Electronics and Communication Engineering, Government College of Engineering, Kannur (2004-2008) Email: vineetha@dakshin.org At Dakshin, I work with fishing communities  in Ganjam, Odisha to explore ways of strengthening their claims over coastal and marine commons.…
Shruti Sunderraman

Executive Editor - Current Conservation

Shruti SunderramanExecutive Editor at Current Conservation Qualifications: Graduate Degree in Bachelor of Mass Media from SIES College of Arts, Science and Commerce (Mumbai University)  E-mail: shruti@dakshin.org Profile: I am a journalist, writer, and editor working intensely with culture, gender, and scientific commentary. In my journey, conservation has made a place in different ways - sometimes,…
Greta Ann Sam

Assistant Managing Editor-Current Conservation

Greta Ann SamAssistant Managing Editor at Current Conservation Qualifications: Postgraduate in International Studies, Christ University, Bangalore, currently studying French at the Alliance Française E-mail: gretaann.sam@gmail.com Profile: Stories and knowledge around land, plants and trees were common conversation topics in my family as I was growing up. This definitely helped me develop an interest towards my…
Dr. Ajith Kumar
Dr. Ajith Kumar Dr. Ajith Kumar was Faculty at the Wildlife Institute of India and Salim Ali Centre for Ornithology and Natural History, Dr. Ajith Kumar was Faculty at the Wildlife Institute of India and Salim Ali Centre for Ornithology and Natural History, before joining the WCS-India Program to direct the Masters Program in Wildlife Biology…
Narasimha M

Accounts Officer

Narasimha MAccounts Officer Qualifications: B.Com- Mangalore University, M.Com- Mysore University E-mail: narasimha@dakshin.org Profile:  Here’s what I do at Dakshin Foundation, I maintain book of accounts, secure cash box, cheque books, bank statements, receive and maintain receipt books for Dakshin’s donations, make cheques for payments and settling accounts of project staff, prepare financial statements and utilisation Statements for…
Prof. Daniel Brockington
Prof. Daniel Brockington Till November 2015, Dr. Dan B worked as a Professor of Conservation and Development at the School of Environment, Education and Development (at the Institute for Development Policy and Management) at the University of Manchester. Before moving to Manchester, he worked at the Geography Departments of the universities of Cambridge and Oxford…
Dr. Derek Johnson
Dr. Derek Johnson Dr. Derek Johnson is an Associate Professor in the Department of Anthropology, the University of Manitoba. Derek's primary broad area of research is the political ecology of small-scale fisheries governance. Two current areas of interest are intersections between political ecology and social wellbeing and the social economy of dried fish in South…