Dr. P.O. Nameer, Dean, College of Climate Change and Environmental Science, College of Forestry, Kerala Agricultural University, has been chosen for the fourth Dr. Kamaruddin Environmental Award. The award has been instituted within the identify of Dr. Kamaruddin, eminent environmental activist and former reader of the Botany Department, Kerala University.
Dr. Nameer has been chosen for the award contemplating his contributions in bio-environmental fields for the final three many years. Part of nationwide and worldwide educational our bodies, he made outstanding contributions to biodiversity conservation of the Western Ghats.
The award which carries a money award of ₹25,000 and a quotation shall be introduced at a operate organised by Botany Department of the Kerala University in reminiscence of Dr. Kamaruddin at Kariavattom campus on Monday, November 13.
Kole fields in Thrissur and Malappuram districts have been included within the record of Ramsar websites with the hassle of Dr. Nameer, who’s a part of the State-level Watershed Monitoring committee. He ready a hen atlas for the State and a guidelines for Indian mammals. He additionally ready Carbofoot 2023, a cell app, to know the affect of local weather change domestically. He has been the State-level coordinator of the Asian Waterbird census since 1990. He additionally has been functioning as state coordinator of the Indian Bird Conservation Network since 2000.