International Perspective

Is the concern of the global community as it is an essential and inevitable requirement to combat climate change and global warming.

The need for conservation of biological diversity and ecological balance in the Western Ghats is the concern of the international community being an inevitable requirement to combat climate change and global warming. The ecological function, biodiversity, evergreen forests, fauna and flora of the Western Ghats are part of the common heritage of mankind and its continuing influence on the global climate and ecological balance of our planet is a matter of great concern for the present and future generations of planet earth.

The participants can focus on the forest, wildlife, biosphere, water, landscape/ land use, biodiversity, ecology and environmental laws of their country and their experience on issues related to conversation of forest, wildlife management, wildlife corridor, fresh water issues, watershed role of mountains, protection of water sources, land use and landscape change, indigenous people in their country along with international environmental law perspectives including the World Heritage model and issues of global climate and ecology.

Program coordinators

  • Nagaraj Narayanan
    Programme Coordinator

  • Dr. Glen Barry
    Academic Convener and Coordinator

Organizing Committee

  • Dr Lekshmi Nair
    Principal, Kerala Law Academy

  • Dr S Sanker
    Former Scientist, Kerala Forest Research Institute

  • Dr K C Sunny
    Dean, Faculty of Law, University of Kerala

  • Prof. M. K. Prasad

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