Meera Anna Oommen

Associate Director

Meera Anna OommenAssociate Director Meera holds a doctoral degree in life sciences from the University of Technology, Sydney. At Dakshin Foundation, Meera contributes to institutional growth by coordinating research activities,and institutional development of the Andaman Nicobar Environment Team (ANET). Her current academic work focuses on incorporating insights from multiple disciplines to understand conflicts in natural…
Prof. John Kurien
Prof. John Kurien John Kurien was formerly Professor at the Centre for Development Studies (CDS) Profile: John Kurien was formerly Professor at the Centre for Development Studies (CDS), Trivandrum and is currently Visiting Professor at the Azim Premji University, Bengaluru. In the 1970s he helped small-scale fishers organise marketing cooperatives before moving on to CDS from where,…
Dr. K. Sunilkumar Mohamed
Dr. K. Sunilkumar MohamedDr. Sunil K. Mohamed is a Principal Scientist and Head of the molluscan fisheries and mariculture division at the Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute, Kochi PhD: 1990  Cochin University of Science & Technology MSc: 1981  Marine Biology, Annamalai University BSc: 1978  Zoology, University of Kerala Profile: Dr. Sunil K. Mohamed is a Principal…
Prof. Raman Sukumar
Prof. Raman SukumarDr. R. Sukumar is a Professor at the Centre for Ecological Studies, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore Profile: Dr. R. Sukumar is a Professor at the Centre for Ecological Studies, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore. He is also the Managing Trustee, Asian Nature Conservation Foundation and a Project Leader, Wildlife Trust Alliance, New York.…
Dr. Nitin D. Rai
Dr. Nitin D. RaiFellow at the Ashoka Trust for Research in Ecology and the Environment (ATREE), Bangalore, India Profile: Nitin D. Rai is a Fellow at the Ashoka Trust for Research in Ecology and the Environment (ATREE), Bangalore, India. He studies the impacts of conservation and development on communities and local resistance to state efforts. His…
Dr. Kavita Isvaran
Dr. Kavita Isvaran Kavita Isvaran is an Assistant Professor at the Centre for Ecological Sciences, Indian Institute of Sciences (IISc) Profile: Kavita Isvaran is an Assistant Professor at the Centre for Ecological Sciences, Indian Institute of Sciences (IISc). She is interested in the ecology and evolution of behaviour and life histories, particularly in social and reproductive traits…
Prof. Heather Goodall
Prof. Heather GoodallProfessor Heather Goodall is Professor of History in the Centre for Cosmopolitan Civil Societies at UTS and co-editor of the journal Conservation and Society Profile: Professor Heather Goodall is Professor of History in the Centre for Cosmopolitan Civil Societies at UTS and co-editor of the journal Conservation and Society. Heather specialises in Australian…
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. 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…
Sahir Advani
Sahir Advani I am interested in determining sustainable solutions to coral reef associated fisheries and the export markets driving them. I have profiled the fisheries of the Andaman Islands, with a focus on the grouper fisheries and with funding from the Rufford Small Grants Foundation and the Ravi Sankaran Inlaks Fellowship Programme. I am currently…