Articles

Year Citation
2021 Dias, L. and A. Sridhar. August, 2021. How CRZ violations are being regularized instead of regulated across India’s shoreline. The Bastion
2021 Abraham, A.J. and A. Sridhar. August, 2021. Plural Islands of Lakshadweep: Insider-outsider narratives of Minicoy. Le Thinnai Revi
2021 Pramod, S. and K. Srinivasan. August, 2021. Riding the wave of sports for development in India’s coastal communities. The Bastion
2021 Sridhar, A. August, 2021. Dignifying ‘Indian’ Environmentalism. Seminar 744
2021 Swaminathan, A. July, 2021. Leatherback Sea Turtles: Giants of Andaman and Nicobar Islands. RoundGlass Sustain
2021 Ramesh, H. July, 2021. The Conservation Paradox: Missing the Meadows for the Green Turtles. RoundGlass Sustain
2021 Srinivasan, U and K. Shanker. July, 2021. Making nature count: the need for systemic global reform. Ecology, Economy and Society
2021 Jagannathan, S. June, 2021. Creating marine scientists out of divers. The Bastion
2021 Shanker, K. et al. June, 2021. Olive Ridleys: The quirky turtles that conquered the world. The State of the World’s Sea Turtles SWOT: Report 16
2021 Muralidharan, M. and K. Shanker. June, 2021. Sea Turtles and COVID-19 – India. The State of the World’s Sea Turtles SWOT: Report 16
2021 Modi, K. April, 2021. Cast Away: A case for place based education in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands. The Bastion
2021 Bansal, M. April, 2021. Where art meets conservation. Sanctuary Asia
2021 Shanker, K. March, 2021. Finding Philautus: bush frogs of the Western Ghats. RoundGlass Sustain
2021 Shockington, K. March, 2021. Help! Current Conservation
2021 Bansal, M. February, 2021. #ccinktober2020: When art rushed in to meet science! Current Conservation
2021 Shanker, K. January, 2021. The making of ‘Moonlight in the Sea’. StoryWeaver
2021 Shanker, K. January, 2021. What constitutes good science journalism? The Bastion
2021 Ramesh, M. January, 2021. Divers’ memories of trochus fishing in the Andaman Islands. The Bastion
2021 Ramesh, M. January, 2021. Trochus trade in the Andaman Islands: How top shells from the bottom of the sea got fished out. The Bastion
2021 Kottillil, S. January, 2021. Looking beyond the obvious: the need to conserve genetic diversity in our oceans. The Bastion
2021 Gupta, T. and M. Bansal. January, 2021. Catch as Catch Can. The Caravan
2020 Shanker, K. 2020. The Zen of Diving. RoundGlass Sustain
2020 Kottillil, S. December, 2020. Understanding biology for better conservation and management of sharks and rays. The Bastion
2020 Shanker, K. November, 2020. How can we get scientists out of their ivory towers and democratise science? Scroll
2020 Gupta, T. and M. Bansal. October, 2020. Hook, line and sinker: Malwan’s fisherwomen. PARI
2020 Raj, A. October, 2020. Re-imagining the fisheries development paradigm: Perspectives from the Lakshadweep. The Bastion
2020 Raj, A. October, 2020. ലക്ഷദ്വീപിലെ ചൂരക്കഥകള്‍ – അജിത് രാജ്. Muziriz Post
2020 Fousiya, CK. and P. Gawde. September, 2020. Valuing a hidden octopus fishery in the Lakshadweep. The Bastion
2020 Mondal, M. September, 2020. On the Road: Tracing the current patterns of fishworkers’ migration in India. The Bastion
2020 Shanker, K. and M.A. Oommen. August, 2020. Before we blame forest dwellers for poaching during the pandemic we must recognize our own hypocrisy. The Hindu
2020 Gupta, T. August, 2020. From Predators to Prey: The disappearance of sharks from Indian Waters. The Bastion
2020 Mondal, M. August, 2020. On the Road: Unravelling the legacy of migration from fishing villages amidst Covid 19. The Bastion
2020 Shanker, K. July, 2020. Archana Bali: Conservation’s most winsome warrior. Current Conservation
2020 Dsouza, S. June, 2020. Locked down in a fishing town. The Bastion
2020 Jadhav, A. June, 2020. PM-MSY’s Fisheries development promises anything but sabka vikas. The Bastion
2020 Shanker, K. 2020. Island fever: A lifelong obsession with the Andaman and Nicobar Islands. RoundGlass Sustain
2020 Shanker, K. 2020. The blue mountains: love and longing for the shola grasslands. RoundGlass Sustain
2020 Das, B.S. July, 2020. How Coastal Regulation Zones Can Help India’s Fishers Reclaim Coastal Commons. The Bastion
2020 Khot, I. and K. Srinivasan. May, 2020. Trapped between lockdown and mega development plans, India’s fishworkers left to fend for themselves. Scroll
2020 Shanker, K. and A. Bali. May, 2020. Throwing shade at the wrong tree. Current Conservation
2020 Venugopal, V. May, 2020. The Heavy Toll of COVID-19 on India’s Fishers. The Bastion
2020 Shanker, K. 2020. A half century of sea turtle conservation in India. RoundGlass Sustain
2020 Bansal, M. and T.Gupta. 2020. Treasure or Trash? When Unwanted Fish Sustain Livelihoods. RoundGlass Sustain
2020 Shanker, K. January, 2020. A good decade for wildlife. Fountain Ink
2019 Jaini, M. October, 2019. Of lobsters, larvae, trials and tribulations. Current Conservation
2019 Shanker, K. October, 2019. Turtles, torches, naps on a beach: The life of a nocturnal ecologist. The Mint
2019 Jaini, M. 2019. The Lesser-known Lobster Fisheries of the Andaman Islands. The Lobster Newsletter
2019 Sridhar, A. July, 2019. The privacy of environmental crimes. Moneycontrol.com 
2019 Jojan, A. and Venugopal, V. June, 2019. Biodiversity Act : Draft ABS Guidelines Helps Businesses By Diluting Sharing Of Benefits With Local Communities. Live Law
2019 Shanker, K. February, 2019. Sensing Change: How Sound, Light and Smell Can Affect Plants and Animals. The Wire
2019 Byravan, S. and A. Sridhar. January, 2019. Buried in the sands. The Hindu
2018 Shanker, K. and S. Krishnan. December, 2018. Aging ungraciously: the bane of academia. Scroll.
2018 Oommen, M.A. 2018. Book review. Jairam Ramesh. Indira Gandhi: A Life in Nature. History and Sociology of South Asia 12(1): 1-4
2018 Manoharakrishnan, M., and K. Shanker. November, 2018. For Conservation to Work, We Need to Rescue Crocodiles From Animal Rights. The Wire
2018 Manoharakrishnan, M., and K. Shanker. November, 2018. Crocodiles Need Management, Not PR. The Wire
2018 Sharma, D., S. Bijoor, and M. Ramesh. October, 2018. Development in Andaman and Nicobar Islands – for tourism or by tourism? Andaman Chronicle
2018 Shanker, K. October, 2018. Science meets journalism: from balled fists to handshakes to high fives. Confluence
2018 Shanker, K and M.A. Oommen. October, 2018. Engaging Communities in Resource Monitoring: The Political Ecology of Science as the Language of Power. Radical Ecological Democracy
2018 Shanker, K. September, 2018. Rethinking conservation: Cancer, communalism, climate change are more linked than you’d think. Scroll
2018 Bijoor, S. July, 2018. At ANET – A social science intern in a sea of biologists. Andaman Chronicle
2018 Swaminathan, A. April-June, 2018.Tracking a Hundred-Million old Giant. Bombay Natural History Society, Hornbill Magazine
2018 Rao, C. April-June, 2018. Serpents of the sea. Bombay Natural History Society, Hornbill Magazine
2018 Jojan, A. June, 2018. A disastrous draft for regulating coasts. Live Law
2018 Sridhar, A. and N. Namboothri. June, 2018. We may see other Sterlite-like protests against polluting industries. Hindustan Times
2018 Sridhar, A. and U. Mistry. May, 2018. Women divers of Rameswaram. Frontline
2018 Oommen, M.A. April, 2018. Endangered enemies: culture, history and human-wildlife conflict. White Horse Press
2018 Sridhar, A. and U Mistry. March, 2018. A Journey with the Sacred Chank. Frontline
2018 Sridhar, A. and U Mistry. March, 2018. Amphibious Lives – a photo essay on free diving in the Palk Bay. Frontline
2018 Ramesh, M. and K. Shanker. February, 2018. From fishes to flagship: the making of a marine icon. Seminar 702.p 37-40
2018 Sridhar, A. February, 2018. Hunting-gathering lives with molluscs. Seminar No 702. p 45-49
2018 Oommen, M.A. and M. Ramnath. February, 2018. Woodsmoke and Leaf cups: Autobiographical Footnotes on the Anthropology of the Durwa. Seminar 702
2018 Adams, M., A. Sridhar, and M.A Oommen, February, 2018. Contested Cultures an Introduction. Seminar 702. p 14-17
2017 Oommen, M.A. and K. Shanker. November, 2017. Hunting for solutions: on trophy hunting. The Hindu
2017 Oommen, M.A. October, 2017. Human-wildlife conflict: the new wildlife action plan is an inclusive start to a long journey. Hindustan Times
2017 Shanker, K. December, 2017. How the liberal left lost its way. The Wire
2017 Jaini, M., S. Advani, K. Shanker, M.A. Oommen and N. Namboothri. August, 2017. Worlds apart: How history, culture, infrastructure and export markets shape fisheries in India’s oceanic islands. Environmental Conservation 45: 41-48.
2017 Shanker, K., S. Krishnan and M. Manuel . 2017. Deconstructing the south: the politics of conservation in India. In: The anthropology of Conservation NGOs: rethinking the boundaries (Eds. P.B. Larsen and D. Brockington), pp. 267-273. Palgrave.
2017 Buscher, B. R. Fletcher, D. Brockington, C. Sandbrook, W.M. Adams, L. Campbell, C. Corson, W. Dressler, R. Duffy, N. Gray, G. Holmes, A. Kelly, E. Lunstrum, M. Ramutsindela and K. Shanker . 2017. Half Earth or Whole Earth: radical ideas for conservation and their implications. Oryx.
2017 Shanker, K., M.A. Oommen and N. Rai. 2017. Changing natures: a democratic and dynamic approach to biodiversity conservation. In:India Futures (Eds. A. Kothari and K.J. Joy). Kalpavriksh.
2017 Shanker, K. and M. Muralidharan. 2017. Do olive ridley turtles migrate en-masse along the east coast of India ? Indian Ocean Turtle Newsletter 25: 2-3.
2017 Sridhar, A. February, 2017. Historicizing Mutinies against Nature. Seminar 690. p 59-62
2017 Sridhar, A. and N. Namboothri. October, 2017. Wildlife Action Plan: More work ahead from a marine conservation perspective. Hindustan Times
2017 Rao, C. October, 2017. How Life turned a full circle for snakes that call the ocean their home. The Wire.
2016 Shanker, K. August, 2016. New plans instead of new pills. The Hindu
2016 Arthur, R., V. Patankar and N. Namboothri. 2016. Living with change: local responses to global impacts in India’s oceanic coral reefs. Current Conservation 10.2: 6-10.
2016 Muralidharan, R. and A. Sridhar. 2016. Turning Turtle. The Hindu.
2016 Ramesh, M. and M. Muralidharan. August 2016. Turning Turtle (Tamil version). The Hindu.
2016 Sridhar, A. and Creasy, M. June, 2016. Life on the wave of knowledge: Integrating fishers’ lore and scientific study. Current Conservation
2015 Namboothri, N., A. Swaminathan and K. Shanker. 2015. Olive ridley mass nesting at Cuthbert Bay Wildlife Sanctuary, Middle Andaman Island. Indian Ocean Turtle Newsletter 21: 7-9.
2015 Rasquinha, D. and A. Sridhar. June, 2015. Make-believe development, the promises of Tadri: Mirage or reality? India Together
2015 Sridhar, A. June, 2015. Marine parks in India – a case for maritime environmentalism. Current Conservation
2014 Namboothri, N. June, 2014. Into the Deep Blue. Facets of Geography Series. Teacher Plus Magazine
2013 Shanker, K. and M.H. Godfrey. 2013. A deep diving olive ridley in the Bay of Bengal. Indian Ocean Turtle Newsletter 18: 16-17.
2013 Shanker, K. 2013. Leatherback turtles on the mainland coast of India. Indian Ocean Turtle Newsletter 17: 15-17.
2012 Shankar, K and M.A. Oommen. 2012. Great Nicobar: at a crossroads. The Hindu.
2012 Oommen, M.A. 2012.  ‘Islands in Peril: Develop and Perish? Great Nicobar Island’ – The Hindu.
2012 Shanker, K. and N. Namboothri. 2012. Sea turtle surveys and research in the Andamans and Nicobar Islands. Indian Ocean Turtle Newsletter 16: 1-3.
2012 Namboothri, N., A. Swaminathan and K. Shanker. 2012. A compilation of data from Satish Bhaskar’s sea turtle surveys of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands. Indian Ocean Turtle Newsletter 16: 4-13.
2012 Shanker, K. and Schauble, C. 2012. How it all started. Indian Ocean Turtle Newsletter 15: 1.
2012 Shanker, K. and M. A. Oommen. 2012. Great Nicobar: at a crossroads…The Hindu.
2012 Sridhar, A. 2012. Tug-O-War: a review of the documentary film Shifting Undercurrents on women seaweed harvesters for Samudra. 
2011 Fatima, E., H. Andrews, S. John & K. Shanker. 2011.  Status of Marine Turtles in Cuthbert Bay, Middle Andaman Islands. Marine Turtle Newsletter 130: 6-9
2011 Swaminathan, A., N. Namboothri and K. Shanker. 2011. Post-tsunami status of leatherback turtles on Little Andaman Island. Indian Ocean Turtle Newsletter 14: 5-9.
2011 Shanker,K.  2011. Icons of marine conservation. Down to Earth.
2011 Shanker, K., N. Namboothri and A. Swaminathan. 2011. Voyage of the leatherback turtle. The Hindu.
2010 Shanker, K. and V.Menon.  (2010) Mammals of India . Quarterly Review of Biology 85: 238.
2010 Shanker, K. and R. Arthur. 2010. Olive and Green: Shades of conflict between turtles and fishers in India. Current Conservation 4(4).
2010 Sridhar A. 2010.Challenging the Tourism Juggernaut. Infochange.
2010 Sridhar A. 2010. Eminent Domain, Absolute Doubt: Crusade for Goa’s Comunidades. Infochange.
2010 Shanker, K. and M. A. Oommen. February 2010. Shrewd Alliances. Sanctuary Asia.
2010 Sridhar, A. 2010. The Unfairness of Doing Good. Infochange.
2010 Sridhar, A. 2010. CRZ Notification 1991 – 2010: Anti-people? Anti-Environment? Or Anti-climax?. Infochange.
2010 Namboothri, N. and K. Shanker. 2010. Corals or Cola – Between the devil and the deep blue sea. Current Conservation 4.1: 18-20.
2010 Rodriguez, S. and A. Sridhar. April 2010. Challenges of Marine Management, Coastal Communities Issue of Agenda. Infochange.
2010 Shanker, K. and A. Sridhar. April 2010. Conservation beyond penalties and punishment. Coastal Communities Issue of Agenda. Infochange.
2010 Sridhar, A. 2010.Fishy Goings On… Kriti Diary 2010.
2010 Sridhar, A. 2010. India’s coasts and seas. Agenda.
2010 Sridhar A. 2010. Harbouring trouble: The impact of ports on commons. Infochange.
2009 Shanker, K. 2009. Ridleys in Orissa: Another reply to Mohanty Hejmadi. Marine Turtle Newsletter 126: 20.
2009 Lenin et al. 2009. Editorial: The IUCN’s new clothes: an update on the Dhamra – turtle saga. Marine Turtle Newsletter 126: 2-5.
2009 Shanker, K., J. Lenin and Fernandez. 2009. Peeling the onion: the politics of conservation and corporations at a sea turtle nesting beach.Survey of the Environment 2009: 96-99
2009 Shanker, K. et al. 2009. A little learning …: the price of ignoring politics and history. Marine Turtle Newsletter 124: 3-5.
2009 From Mysteries of Clearance to Myths of Compliance – A review of ‘Calling the Bluff’ by Kanchi Kohli and Manju Menon featured in Civil Society, D-Sector and Down To Earth 2009.
2009 Shanker, K. 2009. Turtle Boys. Current Conservation 3(1).
2009 Lenin, J., A. Fernandes, A. Sridhar, B.C. Choudhury, J. Frazier, S. Gopal, A. Hamid, S. Kloff, B. Mohanty, B. Pandav, S. Rodriguez, B. Tripathy, R. Whitaker, S. Worah, B. Wright and K. Shanker. 2009. The IUCN’s new clothes: an update on the Dhamra – turtle saga. Marine Turtle Newsletter 126: 2-5.
2009 Shanker, K., B.C. Choudhury, A. Fernandes, S. Gopal, A. Hamid, C. Kar, S. Kumar, J. Lenin, B. Mohanty, B. Pandav, S. Rodriguez, A. Sridhar, W. Sunderraj, B. Tripathy, R. Whitaker, S. Worah and B. Wright. 2009. A Little Learning… The Price of Ignoring Politics and History. Marine Turtle Newsletter 124: 3-5.
2008 Rodriguez, S. 2008. Push Out Fisherfolk, Make Room For Water Sports?. Tehelka Magazine 5(5).
2008 Rodriguez, S. 2008. Road To Perdition. Tehelka Magazine 5(8).
2008 Rodriguez, S. 9 May 2008. A Mockery of Science, Conservation and Environmental Laws (Op-ed piece). The Hindu.
2008 Rodriguez, S. and A Sridhar. 2008. Dhamra Port :How environmental regulatory failure fuels corporate irreverence. Indian Ocean Turtle Newsletter 8: 21-24.