The Dept. of Zoology, Environment club and Nature club jointly organized a one day seminar on Man & Nature in connection with World Environment Day Celebrations- 2017. The programme was inaugurated by Dr. Kunji Krishnan, Former Professor & Head, Dept. of Zoology, University College, Thiruvananthapurm and presided over by Prof. E. Najeem, HoD Dept. of Arabic. Sri.Jayaraj, Film Director inaugurated newly formed unit of birds club international in the college. He denoted the importance of planting trees and establishing raingroves. Then Dr. Sirajudheen TK, Coordinator Environment club handed over 200 steel tumblers to the college as a part of green campus campaign. The inaugural session came to an end by the vote of thanks by Dr. Jasin Rahman, Asst. Prof. Dept. of Zoology. The academic session started with the talk onMan & Nature- Ecological Implications in Western Ghats by Dr. KunjiKrishnan. He explained the history and current status of Western ghats and its ecological impacts in detail. He highlighted the need for conserving endangered and endemic organisms inorder to keep our biodiversity.
The second session was onConnecting People to nature to stop Sea Level Riseby Sri. Madhusoodhanan V.K., Member, State Environment Committee, Kerala ShasthraSahithyaParishath. He explained the status and threats of Sea level rise and highlighted the importance of mangroves in coastal areas.
Dr. Boby T. Edwin, Coordinator, Nature club concluded the programme. He requested the audience to lead an ecofriendly life.