Shekhar R Biswas

Dr Shekhar R Biswas is a professor of ecology at East China Normal University in Shanghai.

Want to tackle the urban heatwave-dengue-flooding saga? Restore urban ecosystems

Even an hour-long rain generates flooding and waterlogging in many areas.

5d ago

Planting trees during heatwaves is not a good idea. Here's why

We should plant trees, but the right tree at the right time and place.

1m ago

Conservation science has moved on. We, too, must adapt and change.

The threats resulting from climate warming and loss of nature are no longer theoretical, but a brutal reality.

1y ago

Want to save biodiversity? Look to locally-led approaches

Locally-led approaches are community-focused but differs from our traditional practice in several ways, and are more effective.

1y ago

A plea for life and progress in harmony with nature

Two high-profile environmental conferences—the UN Biodiversity Conference under the Convention of Biological Diversity (CBD) and the UN Climate Change Conference under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)—were held recently in Kunming, China and Glasgow, Scotland, respectively.

2y ago

As climate change worsens, riparian management holds the key to our survival

Frequent cyclones, flooding, riverbank erosion, salinity intrusion, and increased waterlogging are among the typical climate-induced adversities affecting Bangladesh.

2y ago
June 14, 2024
June 14, 2024

Want to tackle the urban heatwave-dengue-flooding saga? Restore urban ecosystems

Even an hour-long rain generates flooding and waterlogging in many areas.

May 16, 2024
May 16, 2024

Planting trees during heatwaves is not a good idea. Here's why

We should plant trees, but the right tree at the right time and place.

November 6, 2022
November 6, 2022

Conservation science has moved on. We, too, must adapt and change.

The threats resulting from climate warming and loss of nature are no longer theoretical, but a brutal reality.

October 20, 2022
October 20, 2022

Want to save biodiversity? Look to locally-led approaches

Locally-led approaches are community-focused but differs from our traditional practice in several ways, and are more effective.

November 24, 2021
November 24, 2021

A plea for life and progress in harmony with nature

Two high-profile environmental conferences—the UN Biodiversity Conference under the Convention of Biological Diversity (CBD) and the UN Climate Change Conference under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)—were held recently in Kunming, China and Glasgow, Scotland, respectively.

September 23, 2021
September 23, 2021

As climate change worsens, riparian management holds the key to our survival

Frequent cyclones, flooding, riverbank erosion, salinity intrusion, and increased waterlogging are among the typical climate-induced adversities affecting Bangladesh.

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