Shanker, Kartik
December 2010
Trans/Forming Cultures eJournal;Dec2010, Vol. 5 Issue 1, p175
Academic Journal
Kartik Shanker is a biologist at the Centre for Ecological Studies, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore. He has published on sea turtle biology and marine conservation and is the immediate past President of the International Sea Turtle Society. He edits the journal Conservation and Society, based in India and offering analyses of global conservation politics and ecology which foreground the perspectives of the global South. This journal focuses on communication not only between researchers and advocates working in the ecological sciences and in social science and humanities, but in fostering communication between academic researchers on the one hand and community and NGO audiences on the other. This interview was conducted by Nick McClean during Kartik's visit to Sydney for the Cities Nature Justice conference, held 10 - 12 December, 2008, at the University of Technology Sydney. Nick McClean is currently undertaking PhD research at ANU on comparative approaches to conservation in Australia and India.


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