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National Conference on Aquatic Conservation  Dec 20, 2019

IISER Pune will be organising:

National Conference on:

Aquatic Ecosystems: Sustainability and Conservation

(See flyer)

Dates: December 20-21, 2019

Venue: IISER Pune

About the conference: Aquatic habitats, both marine and freshwater, are a home to a vast diversity of life forms, provide valuable ecosystem services and are source of livelihood for millions of Indian households. However, India aquatic environments are under stress due to several anthropogenic activities that can lead to severe ecosystem collapse in the near future. The aim of this conference is to provide a common platform for researchers and young investigators in the field of aquatic diversity, ecology, conservation biology and socio-economics to share their experiences and knowledge for a collective effort towards building science based conservation policies and sustaining livelihoods of the future.

Chair: Dr. Madhav Gadgil, NCCS Pune   Co-chair: Dr. V. S. Rao, IISER Pune

Scientific committee:
Prof. Sanjeev Galande, IISER Pune
Dr. Yogesh Souche, NCCS Pune
Dr. Baban Ingole, NCPOR Goa
Dr. Mandar Nanajkar, NIO Goa
Dr. Swapnaja A. Mohite, CoF Ratnagiri
Prof. Sutirth Dey, IISER Pune
Dr. Neelesh Dahanukar, IISER Pune

 

Supported by: Maharashtra Gene Bank Programme, Rajiv Gandhi Science & Technology Commission (RGSTC), Government of Maharashtra

Contact person: Dr. Ulfat Baig

Themes:
- Sustainability and conservation of aquatic living resources
- Diversity of aquatic organisms
- Aquatic ecology and functioning
- Maharashtra Gene Bank Program: model system for aquatic conservation in India
 

 

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