is a batrachologist, working as a research scientist at the Center for infrastructure, Sustainable Transportation and Urban Planning (CiSTUP), Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India. His current research interests are in the field of urban ecology, trying to understand the processes that drives biodiversity and distribution in urban environment
Book - Pictoral Guide to Frogs and Toads of Western Ghats
The ‘Pictorial guide to frogs and toads of the Western Ghats’ is designed to help students, researchers, forest managers, photographers and general public in identifying a species in the field along with its status, ecology and distribution.
Simultaneously it also aims at bringing awareness about amphibians among general public.
Frog Watch aims at mapping amphibians (frogs and toads, caecilians and salamanders) based on data that include observations, photographs, call records, identifications, locations, behaviours and so on collected by citizens and citizen science program.
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I go with the following teaching philosophy - Teaching is the best way to learn and learning process never ends. I frequent schools, colleges and universities with an ambition to ignite young minds with curious questions in ecology, keeping amphibians as focal organism.