Fwd: Expert talk by Pankaj Sekhsaria: When Chanos chanos became tsunami macchi [Thursday, 16th May 2013, 18.00hrs, Goethe-Zentrum Hyderabad]
- --Goethe-Zentrum Hyderabad &
Birdwatchers Society of Andhra Pradesh
Expert talk by Pankaj Sekhsaria
When Chanos chanos became tsunami macchi –
The post December 2004 ecological scenario in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands.
Thursday, 16th May 2013
WHAT actually happened in the A&N islands in the aftermath of the earthquake and tsunami of December 2004? This presentation will explore some of the little understood or discussed geological, geographical and ecological changes that took place in the Andaman & Nicobar Islands in the immediate aftermath of the earthquake and tsunami of December 26, 2004.
PANKAJ SEKHSARIA is a member of the environmental action and research group, Kalpavriksh and has been working in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands for over 15 years now. He has written extensively on issues of the islands in India's mainstream English press and is author of two books - 'Troubled Islands - Writings on the environment and indigenous peoples of the A&N Islands' (2003) and 'The Jarawa Tribal Reserve Dossier - Cultural and Biological Diversities in the Andaman Islands (UNESCO & Kalpavriksh, 2010). Later this year, December 2013 will see the release of his first novel that is also based in the Andaman Islands. It is being published by Harper Collins IndiaProgramsGoethe-Zentrum HyderabadGOETHE-ZENTRUM HYDERABAD20 Journalist Colony
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