Tropical Ecology and Conservation Biology Lab_Divin Murukesh

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Tropical Ecology and
Conservation Biology Lab
  Principal Investigator:  
  Peroth Balakrishnan, Ph D  
     
 
Jawaharlal Nehru Tropical Botanic Garden & Research Institute (JNTBGRI)
 
 
Wildlife Research and Conservation Trust (WRCT)
 
   

 

 

   
Divin Murukesh M.  
   
Research Fellow, Tropical Ecology & Conservation Biology Lab  
Associate, Wildlife Research and Conservation Trust, Nilambur, Kerala, India.  
   
Email : divinwrct (at) gmail.com  
     
Web : http://www.tropicalecology.in/divin.htm  
     
  Research Interests:  
 

Avian Biology, Biodiversity Conservation, Functional Entomology, Road Ecology 
 
   
     

Education:

 
   
2014-present:
Ph D. in Zoology (ongoing), MES College mampad, Calicut University, India.  
   
2008-2010:
M.Sc. in Zoology (Entomology), MES College Mampad, Calicut University, India.  
 
2005-2008:

B.Sc. in Zoology, MES College Mampad, Calicut University, India.

 
Affiliations:
 
    2015-present: Doctoral student, Centre for Conservation Ecology, MES Mampad College, Kerala, India  
  2010-present: Associate, Wildlife Research and Conservation Trust, Nilambur, Kerala, India.  
    2012-2015: Research Fellow, Tropical Ecology & Conservation Biology Lab  
  2011-2012:

Junior Research Fellow, Foundation for Ecological Research, Advocacy & Learning, Pondicherry, India.

 
    2010-2011: Research Associate, Ashoka Trust for Research in Ecology & Environment, Bangaluru, India.  
  2009-2010: Research Intern, Wildlife Research and Conservation Trust, Nilambur, Kerala, India.  
Publications:
 
  • Divin M and Das K.S.A. 2014, Record of endemic Malabar tree mouse, Platacanthomys lasiurus Blyth 1859 from Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve, Kerala. Samll Mammal Mail , (6) p21. (pdf)

  • Divin M. and O. P. Abdurahiman. 2011. Inventory of Dragonflies and Damselflies of Nilambur Valley, Malappuram District, Kerala, India. MEMES (Research communication published by MES College Mampad), 1: 66-68.

  • Divin M. and O. P. Abdurahiman. 2010. Inventory of Dragonflies and Damselflies of Nilambur Valley, Malappuram District, Kerala. In the proceedings of Young Ecologist Talk and Interact (YETI) held at Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore.

  • Divin M. 2010. Odonates of Nilambur Valley. MSc dissertation submitted to Calicut University.

  • Divin M. and K. K. Abida. 2009. Study on the patterns of road kills at Nadukani, Western Ghats, Kerala. In the proceedings of Young Ecologist Talk and Interact (YETI) held at Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore. (media coverage)

 
         
Popular articles/documentaries  
   
   
  • Direction and Photography done for a Documentary Film named ‘Neduncheeriyiloode' film featured about forest encroachment in Nilambur, Malappuram, India.
 
         
Invited talks/presentations:  
     
   
  • The influence of vehicular transportation and road mortality of the fauna of forested landscapes of Southern Western Ghats, Kerala. Department of Zoology, MES College, Mampad. November 2009.

  • Assessment of the diversity of Odonates of various landscapes. Talk and field training. Department of Zoology, Government College Kodancherry, Calicut. December 2011.

 
     
Membership in academic and scientific bodies:
 
 
  • Wildlife Research and Conservation Trust
 
 
     
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