Research Officer, A Rocha India
Avinash undertook his Masters program in Wildlife Management and Conservation from the University of Reading, UK. He has over seven years of experience in the field of ecology and wildlife conservation, and has published numerous articles and research papers on mammals, birds and reptiles. His focus lies on large mammal conservation through technology-based approaches. He pioneered the use of camera trap technology to document small mammal diversity at Bannerghatta National Park. His interest has been nature conservation through research and education. He currently works on urban school environmental programs with students of various age groups. He is keen on pursuing his doctoral studies on Elephant Ecology and Conservation, more specifically on the issue of Human-Wildlife Conflict. He also volunteers with the local environment agency on urban wildlife rescues and rehabilitation.