Chemical Ecology and the Anthropocene — CWS, Bengaluru, Dec 13, 2019

Centre for Wildlife Studies (CWS) is pleased to announce that Dr. Shannon Olsson from the National Centre for Biological Sciences will be giving a talk at CWS on 13th December at 1700 hrs.

The event is open to all but please RSVP to saloni.bhatia@cwsindia.org (limited seating).

Chemistry is the universal language of nature. In this new geological age known as the Anthropocene, humans have not only impacted the environment but also the ecological interactions between organisms, including chemical communication. Chemical … Read More

Sail Tales — Spotting Terrestrial Birds at Sea

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In November 2013, our team from National Centre for Biological Sciences (NCBS) set out on a ship R/V Roger Revelle hosted by the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution for 17 days covering around 6000km in the offshore waters of the Bay of Bengal Sea to document marine mammals. We came across 12 species of marine mammals including blue whales, killer whales and sperm whales. Apart from these we saw turtles, flying fish, butterflies, dragonflies and, unexpectedly, some terrestrial birds. The expedition … Read More