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Biodiversity & Environmental Sustainability

  

A Trust for Nature Conservation

WHAT WE DO

BEST will use social media, blogging, and other internet news and information sources to bring issues of environmental importance to the world. However, organizing environmental awareness programs sustainable management of natural resources and conducting environmental research will be our primary objective. 

Objectives

  • Conducting scientific research on nature conservation and disseminating its results to government agencies and to the general public.
  • Natural resource management through capacity building in areas that are rich in biodiversity.
  • Sustainable management of wetlands through conservation of its flora and fauna.
  • Urban ecology 
  • Biodiversity monitoring and recording is first step to know the status and trend of biodiversity in region, therefore we aim to establish long term monitoring stations in the part of country which are important from conservation point (e.g Important bird area or endemic bird areas) of view.
  • Developing a youth group dedicated to conservation who will receive training in field biology which includes identification of species and vegetation sampling technique.
  • Organizing environmental awareness programme in schools and colleges
  • Promoting environmental science among Indians through organizing workshops and seminars.

Students learning to identify birds in Western Himalayas.

BEST appreciates the contributions of the many fine people who strive to improve the quality of life in India.

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BEST primary venue of dynamic information can be found on our Facebook page, where we routinely crosslink blog articles, news items, and environmental tips to our thousands of followers. We also maintain an active Twitter account.

BEST welcomes contributions from writers and bloggers all over the world. Please feel free to submit your relevant and topical entries: you could be featured on our daily roll, or even become an official contributor!