Position: Research Coordinator and Associate Fellow
Working at: Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam, Kerala
Work Address: Advanced Centre of Environmental Studies and Sustainable Development, Mahatma Gandhi University, Priyadarsini Hills PO, Kottayam 686 560, Kerala
Phone: +91 8281030964
Research Activities: Over the Past three decades, I have been involved in interdisciplinary field research on Human-wildlife interactions, lesser mammals, birds, Tribal ecosystems and ethnobiology. Currently I am working on Tribal agro-biodiversity, tribal home gardens and changing knowledge and utilization of wild edibles among selected tribal communities in Kerala Western Ghats. Natural History and travel photo documentation of indigenous culture and practices are my extended interests.
Fields of Expertise: Agroforestry, Climate change, Conservation, Documentation / Information, Ethnobiology, Forest Genetic Resources, Landscape Ecology, Plant Genetic Resources