holds a doctorate in Biology and is a
Head, Department of
Biodiversity, Abasaheb Garware College, Pune. His current research
projects focus on recovery, including ex-situ and bioprospecting of
threatened plant taxa from Western Ghats of India, one of the 34
global biodiversity hot-spots. It includes quantification and
mapping of plant resources of Western Ghats, besides documenting
traditional knowledge and community conservation practices. He also
undertakes Environmental Impact Assessments (EIA) projects and
Biodiversity Management Plans.
* Honorary Secretary, RANWA, Pune. Coordinates research activities.
* Visiting Faculty, Department of Environmental Sciences, University
Task force member, IUCN Task force on Protected Areas and Cities.
Contact me at :
Ankur Patwardhan, M.Sc. Ph.D.
Head, Department of Biodiversity,
Abasaheb Garware College,
Pune 411004, Maharashtra, India.
Ph. +91-98238 12653