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Madhav Gadgil


Indian Institute of Science
Bangalore 560012, India.
Phone: (91-80) 360 0985 or 309 2507 or 309 2506
Fax : (91-80) 360 1453 or 360 1428 or 360 0683
Email: madhav@ces.iisc.ernet.in


Biodiversity Research Group
for information on Biodiversity, Patents, Intellectual Property Rights,...
Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research
Jakkur, Bangalore 560064, India.
Phone: (91-80) 8462750-57
Fax : (91-80) 8462766


Scientific and Technical Advisory Panel
Global Environment Facility


The Lok Sabha on December 03 2002 passed by a voice vote, The Biological Diversity Bill to provide for conservation of Biological Diversity, sustainable use of its components and fair and equitable sharing of the benefits arising out of the use of biological resources, knowledge and for matters connected therewith or incidental thereto.

Biological Diversity Bill, 2002


A Methodology Manual

National Biodiversity Strategy and Action Plan

Western Ghats Ecoregion

Supported by the Ministry of Environment and Forests, GOI

and the United Nations Development Programme

Brainstorming/discussion meeting for the states of Tamil Nadu and Pondicherry

Brainstorming/discussion meeting for the states of Karnataka, Maharashtra and Goa

Regional workshop for the state of Kerala

A critique of the Biological Diversity Bill, 2000

Proposals for improvement in the Bill including clause by clause suggestions.


SUSFOR-L is an electronic forum convened by Madhav Gadgil, Chair, Scientific and Technical Advisory Panel (STAP) of the Global Environment Facility (GEF) to generate strategic advice for GEF's SUSTAINABLE FOREST USE initiative.

Biodiversity in Education

Report of the National Workshop (Karkala, June 12-14, 2000) organised by Sri Bhuvanendra College, Karkala and IISc, Bangalore

Participatory Local Assessment of Life Support Systems: A Methodology Manual

Click here to download the document as a Microsoft Word file (1.9 MB). Your comments on the document are most welcome at madhav@ces.iisc.ernet.in.

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Western Ghats Biodiversity Network

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Your comments and suggestions on the following are welcome

Peopling of India

Documenting Diversity : Our Experience

Guidelines for In-Situ Conservation of Wild Relatives and Related Taxa of Cultivated Plants

Some Interesting Documents

Biodiversity Profile of India

The Earth Summit-Rio 92

Directory of National Councils for Sustainable Development or Similar Initiatives

IPR - Intellectual Property Rights and Biodiversity

Information about INDIA

Interesting WWW sites on India

Information relating to INTERNET / WWW

Key terms of Internet

Informative sites on internet to start

Books about Internet / WWW

SOFTWARE - Freeware/Shareware/Commercialware: Outstanding Programs Available at WWW Sites

URLs of Important Organisations

United Nations Organisations

Best Links on Ecology

Best Links on Energy

Recent Links on Energy & Environment

Explore the World Through Links to Leading Sites (more than 50 links on each subject)

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