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  NGO Name

Andaman Nicobar Environment Team

  Year Established

1991

  Primary Contact

Harry Andrews

  Address

c/o Madras Crocodile Bank Trust

 

Post Bag No.4

  District

Mammallapuram

  State

Tamil Nadu

  PIN

603 104

  Email

mcbtindia@vsnl.net

  Phone 1

91–04114–272447

  Phone 2

098410 31256

  Fax

91–04114–242511

     

  NGO Work

 

  Category

ecology & environment

  Website

http://www.geocities.com/mcbtcfh/

  Annual Budget

Rs.

  FCRA clearance?

Yes

 

 

         

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  Contact Info.

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  Number of chapters or coords coordinating this ngo

  1

 

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  +  Boston / Sree Ganesan
   

  Projects List

Amount Funded

  +  nicobar tsunami relief

$ 5000

 

  +  nicobar immediate rehab post-tsunami

$ 30000

 
 

 Total 

$ 35000

 

 

 

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  NGO Goals

 

 

ANET’s primary aim is to help ensure the long-term survival of as much of the A&N natural biodiversity as feasible, whilst recognising the needs of the human inhabitants, especially the threatened aborigines. Since little conservation work or directly relevant research has been conducted in the islands prior to ANET’s formation in 1989, the Team has found it necessary to tackle several different, though ultimately complementary, fields.

  Achievements

 

Some achievements of ANET are listed below.

ANET’s arboretum, started by Aparna Singh in 1991 propagates rare and endemic plants to provide seedlings for villagers, school children, the Forest Department and environmental NGO’s to reforest degraded land and public areas. The A&N Forest Department has invited ANET to submit afforestation projects for funding by the National Wastelands D more...

  Summary

 

Although some of ANET’s aims might at first seem ambitious and idealistic, the Team has already found that it is possible to influence government policy in the islands through lobbying and demonstrating workable pilot projects. After all, the islands’ key industries (including tourism, fishing and trade in forest and marine products) all depend on the survival of this archipelago’s unique biodiversity. The Administration is interested in the concept of alternative technology and ecologically sound land management, but all too often lacks the expertise and infrastructure that the Team and its collaborators can mobilise.


By virtue of its new research and education base station in Wandoor (South Andaman), its small fleet of boats and its well-maintained relationships with the A& more...

 
 
 

  

 
 

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