Tara and Aparna in conversation with Seema Mundoli, Faculty, Azim Premji University about their perspectives on conservation from an interlinked natural and social sciences perspective.
Topic : Spotlight on Biodiversity and Conservation by Tara Braganza, MA Development, Class of 2017 – 19 and Aparna Krishnan, BSc Biology, Class of 2015 – 18 in conversation with Seema Mundoli, Faculty, Azim Premji University.
Tara and Aparna will talk about their perspectives on conservation from an interlinked natural and social sciences perspective.
Do join in for a fun game we will play during the talk, and a candid Q&A segment with Tara and Aparna on their field experiences, ranging from entertaining to daunting.
About the speakers:
Tara Braganza has worked with Women weavers, farmers and now with local communities and researchers in Andaman Islands, for the cause of coastal conservation.
Aparna Krishnan did her Master’s in wildlife biology and conservation at the National Centre for Biological Sciences (NCBS), Bengaluru and is working with the Western Ghats Programme of Nature Conservation Foundation.
Her research interests are in understanding how human modification of forests alters tree communities and how ecological restoration can help recover forests.
Seema Mundoli is a faculty at Azim Premji University. Her research focuses on the role of nature in Indian cities in addressing the challenges of environmental sustainability and social justice.