On the occasion, Dr. Gopakumar presented A lecture titled Urbanisation, Urban Green Infrastructures, and Climate Change. In his Memorial lecture, Dr. Gopakumar narrated the development of urbanization and the increasing trend in the urban population in the country. Consequent to this, the megacities are turning into urban heat islands. Urban agriculture, urban forests, green walls, etc. are a few of the major mitigative strategies to reduce the effect.
Dr. Gopakumar presented Dr. K.M. Bhat Memorial Award for the best Ph.D. Theses of the year 2019 jointly to Dr. Anoja Kurian and Mrs. Keerthy Vijayan, Research Scholars of Forest Biotechnology and Forest Entomology Departments of KFRI.
|Published on: January 3, 2020|