Anoop in Bhutan

PhD student Anoop VK was in Bhutan at the invitation of Prof. D.B Gurung at the Royal University of Bhutan’s, College of Natural Resources (CNR), Lobesa for a two week period in May. Whilst he was in Bhutan, Anoop trained the members of Prof. Gurung’s laboratory in molecular taxonomy techniques and participated in field surveys. read more →

Rajeev Raghavan joins the Editorial Board of ‘Nature Scientific Reports’

Rajeev Raghavan has been appointed as a member of the Editorial Board of the open-access mega journal ‘Scientific Reports’ published by the Nature Publishing Group. read more →

Anoop studies Indian fish types the Natural History Museum, London

PhD student VK Anoop spent a month at the Natural History Museum, London (BMNH), studying what is probably the biggest collection of Indian freshwater fishes in the world, with the help of a grant from the Cambridge University, Student Conference on Conservation Science. read more →

New paper in Aquatic Conservation throws light on the exploitation of threatened freshwater fish for the pet trade

A new paper published in ‘Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems’ throws light for the first time the impacts of freshwater fish collections for the aquarium pet trade. With Dr. Rajeev Raghavan as the lead author and long time lab collaborators, Neelesh Dahanukar, Siby Philip and Anvar Ali as co authors, this paper looks at.. read more →

Anoop’s visit to the Zoological Society of London

PhD student VK Anoop spent two days with the fish group at the Zoological Society of London (ZSL) learning the science behind breeding and husbandry of threatened freshwater fish species. Thanks to Benjamin Tapley for the hospitality! read more →

Student Conference on Conservation Science, Cambridge

Anoop made sure he is right in the front of the group photo at the 19th Student Conference on Conservation Science held at the University of Cambridge from 27th to 29th March 2018. read more →

Student Conference on Conservation Science

PhD student Anoop VK is in the United Kingdom after receiving a bursary and internship grant from the University of Cambridge to present a poster at the Student Conference on Conservation Science (SCCS) and subsequently study the Indian fish collections at the Natural History Museum, London. read more →

Sampling in Malvan

Co-supervised PhD students, Ramvilas Ghosh, Shalu Kannan and Shilpa Jose take a break during their underwater sampling in Malvan, Maharashtra, India read more →

Science Communication Workshop

PhD Students Arya Sidharthan, Ramvilas Ghosh and Shalu Kannan are improving their science communication skills at the two-day workshop organized by the Zoo Outreach Organization (ZOO), Coimbatore. read more →

In search of the elusive humpbacks

PhD student Anoop VK joined a team of conservationists from the Wildlife Association of South India (WASI), Bangalore in a field survey to understand the distribution and abundance of the rare humpbacked mahseer (Tor sp.) in the Moyar River. This project is part of the Mahseer Trust-TATA Power ‘Kaveri Mission’ initiative. read more →