A conservation conversation with Sanjay Gubbi – a multiple award-winning conservation scientist from Karnataka, renowned for his work in leopard-human conflict.
Sanjay Gubbi is one of the most dedicated and accomplished conservationist scientists of India. He has been working for several decades mainly in the state of Karnataka to study and mitigate human-animal conflicts. He has won several accolades for his pioneering work, including the Carl Zeiss Conservation Award and the Whitley Award, popularly called the Green Oscars.
In this hour-long conversation with Sanjay Gubbi, Jayanth Sharma talks to him about his remarkable work in the Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve area, his famous leopard encounter and many other interesting facets of his life.
“Wildlife conservation is not just about animals, not just about wildlife. You need to understand society, politics, economics and a large variety of issues that impact conservation.” – Sanjay Gubbi.
To gain several more insights into the real world of wildlife conservation from a leading expert in the field, give this video a listen.