NEWSLETTER OF THE BIODIVERSITY AND ENVIRONMENTAL SUSTAINABILITY (NWLBEST)
Newsletter of the Biodiversity and Environmental Sustainability is an official newsletter of the Biodiversity and Environmental Sustainability (BEST). Its an online quaterly newsletter with an aim to sensitize citizen of India to have passion for India's Natural heritage that include plants and animals of forest, grasslands, wetlands, desert, rivers, lakes, pond and marine ecosystems. We publish original research articles, short notes on nature and biodiversity conservation, Natural resource management, Nature travelogue, Observation, sighting and record of new species and citizen reporting on various environmental issues. Apart from this news pertaining to our organization activities will be published in the newsletter.
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Jolli, V. (2022). Bridging People and Nature Using Citizen Science To Promote Environmental Awareness in Himalayas. Karadeniz 9th International Conference on Applied Sciences, Artvin, Turkey, June 25-26, 2022.
Jolli, V. (2021). Promoting Conservation of Biodiversity in The Himalayas Through Citizen Science. Ukrainian Scientific Conference " Status and Biodiversity of Ecosystems of Shatskyi National Nature Park and Other Protected Areas" Ivan Franko National University of Lviv, Ukraine, 9-12 September 2021.
Jolli, V (2018) Citizen science a potential tool for promoting conservation of Himalayan birds, India. 27th International Ornithological Congress 2018, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada 19-26 August, 2018.
Jolli, V (2017) Impact of Urbanization on Common Birds of Himalayas. British Ornithologist’s Union Annual Conference “From Avian Tracking to Population Processes”, 28th - 30th March 2017, University of Warwick, United Kingdom.
Jolli, V (2017) Conservation Challenges and Opportunities in Developing World: Conservation of Himalayan Birds Through Community Participation, 28th – 29th Nov 2017, British Ornithologist’s Union 2017 1st Twitter Conference, United Kingdom.
Jolli V (2017) Hydro Power Projects - Boon or Bane For The Rural Communities of Western Himalayas. Present Environment and Sustainable Development, PESD. Vol. 11 (1) 55-64. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/pesd-2017-0005
Jolli, V (2016) An Assessment of Avian Homogenization in Western Himalayas. British Ornithologists Union (BOU) Annual Conference Urban Birds: Pressures, Processes And Consequences, 5-7 April 2016, University of Leicester, United Kingdom.
Jolli, V & Grainger, J. M (2015) What is the potential for citizen science to inform avian conservation in the Western Himalayas, India. Himalayan Journal of Contemporary Research, Vol IV (1): 1045-1049.
Proceedings of the National Conference on Climate Change: Impacts, Adaptations, Mitigation Scenario and Future Challenges in Indian Perspective, New Delhi, 2-3, March. Eds. Sachchidanand Tripathi, Rajkumari Sanayaima Devi, Sandeep Kumar and Virat Jolli. Published By: Department of Botany, DDU College (University of Delhi), New Delhi, 2015 (ISBN: 978-93-5235-335-4)
Abstract Book of The National Conference on Climate Change: Impacts, Adaptations, Mitigation Scenario and Future Challenges in Indian Perspective, New Delhi, 2-3, March. Eds. Sachchidanand Tripathi, Rajkumari Sanayaima Devi, Sandeep Kumar , Virat Jolli, Varnika Bhatia. Published By: Department of Botany, DDU College (University of Delhi), New Delhi, 2015.
Birds of Sainj Valley. 1st Edition 2014, Virat Jolli (ISBN: 978-9351566434)
Jolli, V (2014) Upland Villages micro hotspots of avian biodiversity: a case study of Sainj Valley, Western Himalayas. Proceedings of the BOU 2014 Annual Conference: Ecology and Conservation of Birds in Upland and Alpine Habitats. University of Leicester, United Kingdom. http://www.bou.org.uk/bouproc-net/uplands/poster-virat.pdf