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The Sahyadri Freshwater Biodiversity Conservation workshop  

The Sahyadri Freshwater Biodiversity Conservation workshop
 -Abhisheka 

The aim of the training is to empower educators to teach about freshwater biodiversity and its conservation that can be practiced with their local audience in the Western Ghats area and to demonstrate innovative teaching and learning techniques designed to change human behaviour for the better.


A one day training programme on The Sahyadri Freshwater Biodiversity Conservation by ZOO Outreach, Coimbatorewas held on 20th of November 2013 at Honnavar located in the Western Ghats region of Karnataka. The overall objective of the training was to impart knowledge about the status of theSahyādriFreshwater Biodiversity and to bring about attitudinal change among students, locals and other target groups towards conservation of the species.


The workshop was held at BuDa, a center for folklore research and documentation located in Honnavar in the Uttara Kannada region. The team at buDa folklore has their roots in education, anth…