“A wonderful overview which will take the reader well beyond ‘First steps’.”
Alan Irwin, Professor, Copenhagen Business School
“A much-needed and timely foray into the practice of citizen science in India.”
Ghazala Shahabuddin, Ecologist, and Scientist Affiliate, Wildlife Conservation Society
Based on research conducted over a year and a half, First Steps is the first account of its kind that documents, maps and analyses the rapidly growing field of Citizen Science in ecology in India. It presents important elements of what has happened in recent years through a study of 17 such projects and sets the stage for what might be expected in the years to come.