Constructing knowledge on Rock Outcrops

About us

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Suhas Gurjar

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Suhas Gurjar

 

Creater and administrator of FB group Rock Outcrops of India. He has been actively engaged in developing and promoting ecologically sensitive tourism, nature  education and popularizing astronomy  for more than 40 years



 

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Aparna Watve

Swapna Prabhu

Suhas Gurjar


Leads Rock Outcrop Network activities. She has been conducting research and conservation activities in the Northern Western Ghats since 1993 and specifically on Rock Outcrop Habitats since 2001.  

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Swapna Prabhu

Swapna Prabhu

Swapna Prabhu


 Leads ecological studies on Konkan plateaus. She has been actively engaged in conservation research and education in the Northern Western Ghats and North East Himalayas for many years. 

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Jui Pethe

Sanjay Thakur

Sanjay Thakur

Leads Anjaneri Conservation programme. She has been actively engaged in grassroot conservation activities in the Northern Western Ghats for many years

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Sanjay Thakur

Sanjay Thakur

Sanjay Thakur

Wildlife biologist and trustee of Biome Conservation Foundation. He has been actively engaged in research and conservation of lesser known biodiversity for more than 25 years. 

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Amit Tillu

Sanjay Thakur

Amit Tillu

Works in the field of science popularization, and biodiversity conservation. He is trying to adopt minimalist living and is working with a group in development of grass-root agricultural technologies. 

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Saili K. Palande Datar

Dr Christopher John Thorpe

Saili K. Palande Datar

Saili is an Indologist and historian by training and has been working on various environmental issues in Maharashtra for past 11 years. She is active in conservation at Amboli, as part of Malabar Nature Conservation Club

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Hema Ramani

Dr Christopher John Thorpe

Saili K. Palande Datar

A lawyer, associated with BEAG for over a decade has been involved with conservation of rocky plateaus of Satara and ESZs of Mahabaleshwar-Panchgani and Matheran.

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Dr Christopher John Thorpe

Dr Christopher John Thorpe

Dr Christopher John Thorpe

Completed PhD from University of Plymouth, UK on the fauna of the rocky plateaus of the northern Western Ghats and Konkan. His interest is in their uniqueness, what drives it and separates each plateau from the other and how are they impacted by changes in land-use.

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Nirmal Kulkarni

Lohit Singha Thakur

Nirmal Kulkarni

Leading conservation scientist, herpetologist, artist and visual bard with over two and half decades of field experience in India’s wilds. He has to credit two research stations in the Western Ghats, at Chorla and Mhadei and conducts studies on rocky plateaus in Belgaum and Goa areas 

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Rahul Khanolkar

Lohit Singha Thakur

Nirmal Kulkarni

Field biologist and ecological consultant. He is involved in capacity building and facilitating   documentation and conservation of lesser known habitats and diversity.  

He is founder member of Indian Bat Conservation Research Unit 

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Lohit Singha Thakur

Lohit Singha Thakur

Lohit Singha Thakur

 Lohit enjoys visiting outcrops and has helped in designing website and outreach material.  

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Savita Rahangdale

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Working extensively on biodiversity of Basalt Plateaux areas since 2000. Academician with two new taxa and five new records, a book on Durgawadi plateau and several papers to her credit. Advisory Botanist for Maharashtra Forest Department.

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Working extensively on biodiversity of Basalt Plateaux areas since 2000. Publications include research papers on Angiosperms and Pteridophyte diversity, floristics. Authored book on Durgawadi plateau. Teaching is his passion as well as profession

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