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Honors Colloquium

Anurag Danda - Environmental Impacts of India?s Development: The Story of the Royal Bengal Tiger

Tuesday evening, 7:30 p.m.-9:00 p.m.
December 1, 2009
Chafee Social Sciences Center 271 URI Kingston Campus

Head of the world Wildlife Fund Project in the Sundarbans Delta of Eastern India, Dr. Anurag Danda will talk about the precarious ecosystem where the Royal Bengal Tiger coexists with millions of subsistence village folks relying on fishing and agriculture. Dramatic tidal changes daily, as well as heavy rains and cyclones (hurricanes) occasionally, make this ecosystem very lush and fertile, but also balanced precariously between nature's bounty and nature's fury.



Colloquium Coordinators:

Professor Ruby Roy Dholakia
College of Business Administration
Professor Nikhilesh Dholakia,
College of Business Administration
Professor Arun Shukla
College of Engineering


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Demystifying India on Facebook
IndiaAtURI on YouTube
IndiaAtURI on Twitter
IndianAtURI on Sakai


Contacts:

Questions, contact the Honors Center at 401.874.2381, or Deb Gardiner. or www.uri.edu/hpr.