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Name  A.J.T. Johnsingh
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Born  14 October 1945Nagercoil, Kanyakumari District, Tamil Nadu
Occupation  Scientist, Wildlife Institute of India.

Saving India's Forests: A J T Johnsingh

Dr. Asir Jawahar Thomas Johnsingh (born 14 October 1945) is an Indian vertebrate ecologist from Tamil Nadu. Johnsingh's study of the Dhole in Bandipur National Park was ground-breaking in that it was the first study of a free-ranging animal by an Indian scientist.

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He comes from Nagercoil and is an advisor to the Ministry of Environment and Forests. He gives motivational speeches and is a wildlife enthusiast. He is also the author of various environmental books.

He was the first Indian environmentalist to study the threat caused to the Western Ghats. He is also an Padma Shri awardee and has received various other distinguished awards including the $100,000 ABN AMRO Award.


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