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In this podcast, Rohan talks about how the Nature Conservation Foundation got started, the role of coastal ecosystems & how climate change is impacting them, his work in the Lakshadweep islands and how climate refugees are going to be a reality in the near future.

Show Notes

Rohan Arthur is a senior scientist and founding trustee of the Nature Conservation Foundation (NCF) in Karnataka, India. He heads NCF’s Oceans and Coasts program, an interdisciplinary group that works on a range of issues, including understanding human-wildlife interactions in aquatic environments. His research interests concern issues of conservation, particularly the implications of climate change for marine ecosystems, the rational management of marine systems and fisheries in India, and the interface between policy, traditional practices, and ecosystem management

In this podcast, Rohan talks about how the Nature Conservation Foundation got started, the role of coastal ecosystems & how climate change is impacting them, his work in the Lakshadweep islands and how climate refugees are going to be a reality in the near future. 

Notes –
03:18 – How Nature Conservation Foundation got started 
05:34 – Essential services provided by coastal ecosystems 
10:27 – How climate change is affecting coastal ecosystems
16:18 – National and State level plans to deal with coastal issues
23:51 – Prediction of coral bleaching
27:18 – Work in the Lakshadweep islands
36:38 – Building resilience 
42:50 – Empathy towards coastal communities
47:50 – The role of individual and collective action 

What is Terra.do - Solve #climatechange?

Terra.do is an online climate school. We teach you everything climate, connect you to an online community of changemakers and put you to work remotely on high-impact climate projects that need your unique skills.

Our podcasts are focused on climate change, sustainability, development, conservation, and many more issues focused on developing countries, starting with India.