Dr. B.A. Daniel
Daniel earned a Ph.D. in Entomology from the University of Kerala. He is an entomologist and runs a very large and successful network of entomologists in South Asia. He does scientific projects on a variety of invertebrates, always with a practical and conservation purpose. He is also interested in educating children about wildlife conservation and involved in all education projects conducted by ZOO. Daniel also assists with any of the technical workshops and projects for any species which are conducted by ZOO.
Current Position: Senior Scientist, Zoo Outreach Organization, India
Education Coordinator, ZEN (ZOO’s Educator Network)
Co-chair, South Asian Invertebrate Specialist Group SAsISG, IUCN SSC
Current IUCN affiliations
Species Survival Commission SSC
Member, Conservation Breeding Specialist Group CBSG
Member, Crocodile Specialist Group, CSC (Education)
Board member, Butterfly Specialist Group (IUCN SSC)
Member, Invertebrate Conservation Sub Committee (IUCN SSC)
Commission on Education and Communication Member, CEC
Ph.D. Zoology – 1992 University of Kerala, Thiruvananthapuram
M.Sc., Zoology (Entomology) – 1984, ANJA College, Sivakasi - affiliated to MK University, TN, India
Zoo Outreach Organisation / CBSG South Asia
12, Thiruvannamalai Nagar, Saravanampatti PO, Coimbatore 641 035, Tamil Nadu, India
CV Starr Fellow of Environmental Education Programme, Wildlife Conservation Society, New York, 2004.
IZE conference awards 2008, 2010, 2012; 2016
Experience related to Human Elephant Conflict / Co existence / Teachers for Tigers workshops
Designed, planned and organized Getting along with Elephant workshops / Teachers for Tigers workshops in India (9 states), Bangladesh, Bhutan, Nepal, Thailand, Indonesia
Workshops, Seminars, Symposium organized /co-organised:
Organised more than 85 workshops/seminars / symposium - National and International
Publications: Articles: 76; Books: 5; Chapters: 4.