Kailash Sankhla Memorial Lecture by Dr. Ullas Karanth, New Delhi — November 22, 2012

  • On:
    November 22, 2012
  • Timing:
    4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
  • Location:
    World Wildlife Fund for Nature (WWF), New Delhi
  • City:
    New Delhi

Tiger Trust and WWF India have been jointly organizing the Kailash Sankhala Memorial lecture every year since 1996. This year, the lecture would be delivered by Padmashree Dr. K. Ullas Karanth, a well known tiger biologist and scientist who has contributed immensely to the world of tiger conservation.

The theme of the lecture is “The Science of saving the Tigers”. The event would be held at World Wildlife Fund for Nature (WWF – India), 172 B, Lodhi Estate, New Delhi at 16:00 hrs on Thursday, 22nd November 2012.

We would appreciate if you could confirm your presence. Click here for the invitation card along with brief introduction of the keynote speaker (listed below).

Dr. Ullas Karanth is Director for Science-Asia, Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS-India) and Director, Centre for Wildlife Studies, (CWS), Bangalore.

Dr. Karanth is best known for his pioneering long-term research on the ecology of tigers, sympatric predators and other large mammals, and has published over 80 peer reviewed papers, besides a number of popular articles. He has authored the books “The Way of the Tiger” and “A view from the Machan” and co-edited “Monitoring Tigers and their Prey”. He is on the editorial board of Oryx and on IUCN/SSC specialist groups on Cats, Elephants, Wild Cattle and Small Carnivores. He is a Fellow of the Indian Academy of Sciences.

Dr Karanth is a member of the National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA) and is on the Governing council of the Wildlife Institute of India (WII).

In recognition to his contribution to wildlife conservation, Dr. Karanth has won several prestigious recognitions including the Sierra Club’s International EarthCare award (2006); World Wildlife Fund’s J. Paul Getty Award. He was awarded the Padmashree in 2012.

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