Swetha Stotra Bhashyam
Swetha is a budding wildlife biologist from India.
She is dedicated towards working in both the grass-root and the international policy levels to help conserve biodiversity and wildlife. Her wildlife conservation projects in India have included fighting against illegal encroachments into protected areas, advocating for conserving new habitats for otters, tigers and the critically endangered long-billed vultures. She also conducted one of the first studies on the stump-tailed macaques.
Swetha is a member of the steering committee of the Global Youth Biodiversity Network (GYBN) and works on policies issues under the Convention on Biological Diversity.