Andaman Nicobar Environment Team


Type of Organization:

Research and Education


Andaman Nicobar Environment Team (ANET), Post Bag No. 1, Junglighat Post Office, Port Blair 744103, Andaman & Nicobar Islands

Brief Description of Work/ Research:

Dakshin Foundation in collaboration with the Andaman and Nicobar Forest Department, Centre for Ecological Sciences at the Indian Institute of Science and ANET have been monitoring Leatherback sea turtle nesting in Little Andaman since 2008. This long-term leatherback nesting programme also involves tagging and satellite telemetry to understand the population dynamics of Indian Ocean leatherback sea turtles. The objectives of these surveys are to monitor post-tsunami leatherback nesting recovery and other ecological factors.  

Where is the work/research situated?

Andaman and Nicobar Islands

Contact Person 1:

Adhith Swaminathan

Contact Person 2:

Manish Chandi