Chief Naturalist, Jungle Lodges and Resorts
Karthikeyan S, known to most as Karthik, has nurtured a deep love for wildlife for over 30 years. He is an avid birdwatcher and also has a keen interest in butterflies. As an amateur photographer he has till date photographed a wide variety of subjects including butterflies, landscapes, wild flowers, flowering trees, lesser mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians and other insects.
He has over 50 technical publications in International/National journals and periodicals and over 85 popular articles (most with supporting pictures) in leading dailies, magazines and other periodicals. Prior to joining Jungle Lodges and Resorts Ltd. as their Chief Naturalist, he was working with WWF-India for over 13 years.
He was conferred the Carl Zeiss Wildlife Conservation Award in March 2013.
Talk Title: A drop of water
A drop of water means different things to different creatures. For some it is the very elixir of life enabling them to come alive; for others, it is a large drink and for yet some others it could be a flood!
When we look at some of the organisms that share the space with us in an urban landscape, one would be amazed at the importance and the many ways water influences life.
Some examples illustrating some of these aspects will be presented during the talk.