Anish Andheria, Wildlife Conservation Trust, India
Dr. Anish P. Andheria is at once a renowned carnivore biologist, specializing in predator-prey relationship and one of the country’s leading motivational speaker. He has played a pivotal role in setting up the Kids For Tigers initiative, a nationwide conservation education programme that has reached out to millions of school children across India. He has been a member of both Maharashtra and Madhya Pradesh State Wildlife Boards, the Madhya Pradesh State Tiger Conservation Foundation Society and a trustee for Climate Reality Project and Conservation Wildlands Trust. Dr Andheria’s reputation as wildlife photographer precedes him. His contribution to both national and international publications on wildlife conservations are many. In the year 2008, he received the prestigious Carl Zeiss Conservation Award.