Educational Programs

"Guardians of Biodiversity" Workshop Report

Organised by the Environment Support Group with support from Punjab National Bank to commemorate the International Day for Biodiversity

Written by Sruthi Subbanna, with inputs from Jake Carlson and Bhargavi S. Rao
22 May, 2010

Rampant ecological degradation and species extinction have made "biodiversity" a common rallying cause for people around the world. The terminology biodiversity suggests encompasses all life forms and genetic variations in an ecosystem. At base is the acknowledgement that biological diversity is fundamental for the stability of ecosystems, to support the functioning of evolutionary processes and to conserve species with an intergenerational perspective of life on this planet.