Tara Gandhi – Trustee

Tara Gandhi worked for the biodiversity conservation programmes of several national and international organisations: Commonwealth Secretariat, London, MS Swaminathan Research Foundation, WWF and National Biodiversity Authority, also serving on committees of BNHS-India, Sάlim Ali Centre for Conservation & Ornithology, Madras Naturalists’ Society, and the Institutional Ethics Committee of the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT-M). She conducted extensive status studies of Protected Areas all over India, including in the Andaman & Nicobar and Lakshadweep islands. The author of books as well as scientific and popular articles on birds and ecology, she is engaged in ornithological and wildlife surveys and works with volunteers for nature conservation.