Editors: Laladhas K.P., Oommen V. Oommen, Sudhakaran P.R.

Biodiversity Conservation - Challenges for the Future

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ISBN: 978-1-68108-022-2 (Print)
ISBN: 978-1-68108-021-5 (Online)
Year of Publication: 2015
DOI: 10.2174/97816810802151150101

Introduction

Biodiversity Conservation – Challenges for the Future is a multidisciplinary book, linking topics on biodiversity, conservation, food and nutrition, organic farming, food security and sustainable management. The book summarizes the key ideas for meeting the challenges of biodiversity conservation. It presents suggestions and recommendations and reiterates the need for raising awareness among a range of stakeholders about conservation and sustainable management of biological resources and associated traditional knowledge resources along with ensuring appropriate capacity building at individual and institutional levels. The book also brings a wealth of knowledge about the local marine ecosystem and Western Ghats biodiversity.

Readers will find a overview of several aspects of biodiversity ranging from:

  1. - The diversity of flora and fauna which will be of immense benefit to the local community.
  2. - Laws and regulations related to access and benefits of sharing Bio-resources.
  3. - Sustainable management models for marine and wetland environmental conservation.
  4. - Case studies of human participation in biodiversity conservation programmes.
  5. - Key ideas for meeting the challenges of biodiversity conservation and for planning conservation programmes.

Biodiversity Conservation – Challenges for the Future is a handy resource for the local conservationist community consisting of policy makers, academicians, scientists, environmentalists, students and grass root level conservationists.

Contributors

Editor(s):
Laladhas K.P.
Kerala State Biodiversity Board
Medical College P.O.
L-14, Jai Nagar
Thiruvananthapuram-695 011
India


Oommen V. Oommen
Kerala State Biodiversity Board
Medical College P.O.
L-14, Jai Nagar
Thiruvananthapuram-695 011
India


Sudhakaran P.R.
Kerala Biotechnology Commission
Kerala State Council for Science
Technology and Environment
Shastra Bhavan, Pattom
Thiruvananthapuram - 695 004
India




Contributor(s):
Anaswara Krishnan S.
Department of Zoology
University of Kerala
Kerala
India


Anilkumar A.
Dept of Agrl.Extension
College of Agriculture
Vellayani
Thiruvananthapuram
Kerala
India


Anilkumar C.
Jawaharlal Nehru Tropical Botanic Garden and Research Institute
Palode
Thiruvananthapuram
Kerala
India


Anisha Shashidharan
SCMS Institute of Bioscience and Biotechnology Research and Development
Management House
Kerala
South Kalamassery Cochin
India


Anjusha S.
Plant Tissue Culture and Molecular Biology Lab
Department of Botany
University of Kerala Kariyavattom
Thiruvananthapuram
Kerala
India


Ashok Verma
WWF-India
Field Office Bishop Cotton School
Shimla
Himachal Pradesh
India


Baijulal B.
Kerala State Biodiversity Board
Medical College P.O
L-14, Jai Nagar
Thiruvananthapuram
Kerala
India


Balaram P.
Molecular Biophysics Unit
Indian Institute of Science
Bangalore
Karnataka
India


Bharadwaz M.
Biotechnology Division
CSIR-North East Institute of Science and Technology
Jorhat
Assam
India


Bindu S.
Jawaharlal Nehru Tropical Botanic Garden and Research Institute Palode
Thiruvananthapuram
Kerala
India


Blessan Santhosh George
Institute of Forest Genetics and Tree Breeding Forest Campus
R. S. Puram
Coimbatore
India


Chitra C.R.
Jawaharlal Nehru Tropical Botanic Garden and Research Institute
Palode
Thiruvananthapuram
Kerala
India


Damodaran A.
Indian Institute of Management
Bangalore
Karnataka
India


Daniels A. E. D.
Bryology Laboratory, Department of Botany & Research Centre
Scott Christian College
Nagercoil
Tamil Nadu
India


David J. Gower
Department of Zoology
The Natural History Museum
SW7 5BD
London
UK


Debal Ray
West Bengal Biodiversity Board
Poura Bhawan, 4th Floor, FD-415A, Sector – III
Salt Lake City
Kolkata
India


Debbarma J.
North Eastern Regional Institute of Science and Technology (NERIST) (Deemed University)
Arunachal Pradesh
India


Devanesan S.
Honey bees and Pollinators, Vellayani Centre
Department of Agricultural Entomology
College of Agriculture, Kerala Agricultural University
Vellayani
Kerala
India


Dey T.
Biotechnology Division
CSIR-North East Institute of Science and Technology
Jorhat
Assam
India


Dileepkumar R.
Centre for Venom informatics
University of Kerala
Kerala


Dutta P.
Biotechnology Division
CSIR-North East Institute of Science and Technology
Jorhat
Assam
India


Ganesan M.
Institute of Forest Genetics and Tree Breeding Forest Campus
R. S. Puram
Coimbatore
India


Gangaprasad A.
Plant Tissue Culture and Molecular Biology Lab
Department of Botany
University of Kerala Kariyavattom
Thiruvananthapuram
Kerala
India


Geetha Antony
Marine Biodiversity Division
Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute
Kochi
Kerala
India


Geetha P.M.
Marine Biodiversity Division
Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute
Kochi
Kerala
India


Gimy George
Marine Biodiversity Division
Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute
Kochi
Kerala
India


Gogoi K.
Biotechnology Division
CSIR-North East Institute of Science and Technology
Jorhat
Assam
India


Gupta A.K.
Dept. of Environment & Forest, Govt. of Tripura
P. O. Kunjaban
Agartala
Tripura (W)
India


Islam S.J.
Biotechnology Division
CSIR-North East Institute of Science and Technology
Jorhat
Assam
India


Jacob J.
Jawaharlal Nehru Tropical Botanic Garden and Research Institute Palode
Thiruvananthapuram
Kerala
India


Jasmine S.
Marine Biodiversity Division
Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute
Kochi
Kerala
India


Jayamani C.V.
School of Management Studies
CUSAT
Kochi
Kerala
India


Joshi K.K.
Marine Biodiversity Division
Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute
Kochi
Kerala
India


Kalita J.
Biotechnology Division
CSIR-North East Institute of Science and Technology
Jorhat
Assam
India


Kalita M.
Biotechnology Division
CSIR-North East Institute of Science and Technology
Jorhat
Assam
India


Kariyappa K. C.
Bryology Laboratory, Department of Botany & Research Centre
Scott Christian College
Nagercoil
Tamil Nadu
India


Krishnakumar N.
Institute of Forest Genetics and Tree Breeding Forest Campus
R. S. Puram
Coimbatore
India


Kumar Awadhesh
North Eastern Regional Institute of Science and Technology (NERIST) (Deemed University)
Arunachal Pradesh
India


Laladhas K.P.
Molecular Biophysics Unit
Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore
Karnataka
India
/
Biomolecular Research Unit, Department of Zoology
St. Stephen’s College
Pathanapuram
Kollam
Kerala
India
/
Kerala State Biodiversity Board
Medical College P.O.
L-14, Jai Nagar
Thiruvananthapuram-695 011
India


Lekha Divya
Department of Animal Sciences
School of Biological Science, Central University of Kerala
Riverside campus
Padanakadu
Kasaragod
India


Manohara T. N.
Rain Forest Research Institute
Jorhat
Assam
India


Mark Wilkinson
Department of Zoology
The Natural History Museum
London
SW7 5BD
UK


Mary P.P.
North Eastern Regional Institute of Science and Technology (NERIST) (Deemed University)
Arunachal Pradesh
India


Mathish Nambiar-Veetil
Institute of Forest Genetics and Tree Breeding, Forest Campus R. S. Puram
Coimbatore
India


Maya P.V.
Jawaharlal Nehru Tropical Botanic Garden and Research Institute Palode
Thiruvananthapuram
Kerala
India


Mohammad A. Akbarsha
Gandhi-Gruber-Doerenkamp Chair
Mahatma Gandhi-Doerenkamp Center (MGDC) for Use of Animals in Life Science Education, Bharathidasan University
Tiruchirappalli
Tamilnadu
India


Mohammed-Aslam M.A.
Department of Geology
Central University of Karnataka
Gulbarga
Karnataka
India


Mohankumar Chinnamma
SCMS Institute of Bioscience and Biotechnology Research and Development
Management House
Kerala
South Kalamassery Cochin
India


Molly Varghese
Marine Biodiversity Division
Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute
Kochi
Kerala
India


Narayanakumar R.
Marine Biodiversity Division
Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute
Kochi
Kerala
India


Oommen V. Oommen
Kerala State Biodiversity Board
Medical College P.O.
L-14, Jai Nagar
Thiruvananthapuram-695 011
Kerala
India


Prajith T.M.
Jawaharlal Nehru Tropical Botanic Garden and Research Institute
Palode
Thiruvananthapuram
Kerala
India


Preetha N.
Kerala State Biodiversity Board
Medical College P.O.
L-14, Jai Nagar
Thiruvananthapuram-695 011
Kerala
India


Premila K.S.
Honey bees and Pollinators, Vellayani Centre
Department of Agricultural Entomology
College of Agriculture, Kerala Agricultural University
Vellayani
Kerala
India


Raghunath T.P.
Institute of Forest Genetics and Tree Breeding Forest Campus
R. S. Puram
Coimbatore
India


Rajasekharan S.
Division of Ethnomedicine and Ethnopharmacology
Jawaharlal Nehru Tropical Botanic Garden and Research Institute (JNTBGRI), Palode
Kerala
Thiruvananthapuram
India


Rajmohan K.
Kerala Agricultural University
College of Agriculture
Vellayani
Kerala
India


Ramachandran Kotharambath
Department of Zoology
Government College Chittur
Kerala
Palakkad
India


Ranimary George
Marine Biodiversity Division
Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute
Kochi
Kerala
India


Razia Beevi M.
Department of Aquaculture and Fishery Microbiology
M.E.S. Ponnani College, Ponnani
Kerala
Malappuram Dt.
India


Renjan Mathew Varghese
WWF-India, Kerala State Office
Vanchiyoor P.O
Kerala
Thiruvananthapuram
India


Ronald A. Nussbaum
Museum of Zoology and Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
University of Michigan
MI 48109-1079
Ann Arbor
USA


Salini Bhasker
SCMS Institute of Bioscience and Biotechnology Research and Development
Management House
Kerala
South Kalamassery Cochin
India


Sanil George
Molecular Medicine Laboratory
Rajiv Gandhi Centre for Biotechnology
Kerala
Thiruvananthapuram
India


Sanila V.K.
Department of Aquaculture and Fishery Microbiology
M.E.S. Ponnani College
Malappuram Dt., Kerala
Ponnani
India


Saravanan S.
Marine Biodiversity Division
Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute
Kochi
Kerala
India


Selvaraj P.
Institute of Forest Genetics and Tree Breeding Forest Campus
R. S. Puram
Coimbatore
India


Shailaja K. K.
Honey bees and Pollinators, Vellayani Centre
Department of Agricultural Entomology
College of Agriculture, Kerala Agricultural University
Vellayani
Kerala
India


Sherief A. K.
Department of Extension
Kerala Agricultural University
India


Sibin N. P.


Smitha K.P.
Community Agrobiodiversity Centre
M.S.Swaminathan Research Foundation
Puthurvayal P.O, Kalpetta
Wayanad
Kerala
India


Somy Kuriakose
Marine Biodiversity Division
Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute
Kochi
Kerala
India


Soumyendra Nath Ghosh
West Bengal Biodiversity Board
Poura Bhawan, 4th Floor, FD-415A, Sector – III
Salt Lake City
Kolkata
India


Sreejith Aravindakshan
Farming Systems Ecology, Wageningen UR, the Netherlands
SUTROFOR Erasmus Mundus Fellow, LIFE

University of Copenhagen
Denmark (previously)


Srinath K.R.
Marine Biodiversity Division
Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute
Kochi
Kerala
India


Sudarslal S.
Molecular Biophysics Unit
Indian Institute of Science
Bangalore
Karnataka
India
/
Amrita School of Biotechnology
Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham
Kollam
Kerala
India


Sudipta Mukherjee
West Bengal Biodiversity Board
, 4th Floor, FD-415A, Sector – III
Salt Lake City
Kolkata
India


Unni B.G.
Biotechnology Division
CSIR-North East Institute of Science and Technology
Jorhat
Assam
India


Vandana Thaplyal
WWF-India
Field Office Bishop Cotton School
Shimla
Himachal Pradesh
India




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