DIFFERENTIATED DELIVERY

Affiliations

Since July 2004 Eco Balance Consultancy has been working in association with several Government Agencies, Research Institutions, NGO’s, INGO’s, MNC’s, Industries, UN, ADB and KfW such as:

• Army (EME School, Faculty of Engineering Technology and Hospital)
• Shell Gas, Hazira (Developed 150 ha of mangroves)
• Indian Petrochemical Corporation Ltd., Dahej-Gandhar Complex
• Gujarat Ecology Commission, Vadodara
• Srinath Elevators, Vadodara
• PREPARE- Chennai
• ARP-COPDANET, Chennai
• PhD India, Kanyakumari
• Salvation Army, Nagercoil
• Gujarat Life Sciences, Vadodara
• The Science Ashram, Vadodara
• IGCAR, Kalpakkam
• ESSAR Steels, Hazira, Surat, Gujarat,India (20 ha Mangrove Island Restoration)
• City and Industrial Development Corporation of Maharashtra Limited, India (370ha Vagavalli island mangrove mitigation project)
• Lewis Environmental Services, Inc., Salt Springs, Florida, USA
• AECOM
• Mangrove Action Project (America)-Ecological Mangrove Restoration Trainer
• Atomic Energy Research Station, Kalpakkam with Gujarat Life Sciences and Science Ashram

Innovative Environmental Solutions

The projects vary from research, research extensions, ecological and social developments and technical assistance.

Expertise are provided in managing all the ecosystems from Terrestrial, Coastal and Marine environs and some of the current/accomplished projects are:

Project
Sponsors /State/Country

Status

Climate Resilient Infrastructure Improvement in Coastal Zone Project  & Climate Change Adaptation through Flood Protection

ADB & KfW, Bangladesh

Ongoing

Navi Mumbai International Airport Mangrove Mitigation Project

City and Industrial Development Corporation of Maharashtra Limited, India

Ongoing

Mangrove island restoration

ESSAR Steels, Hazira, Gujarat

Ongoing

Sustainable small-scale fisheries and aquaculture livelihoods in coastal mangrove ecosystems GCP/MYA/010/ITA

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO-UN), Myanmar

Completed

Sustainable Community-Based Mangrove Management In Wunbaik Forest Reserve, TCP/MYA/3204

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO-UN), Myanmar

Completed

Strengthening the implementation of Biological Diversity Act and Rules with focus on its Access and Benefit Sharing Provisions

UNEP/GEF project National Biodiversity Authority, Chennai as  Biodiversity Specialist

Completed

Mangrove and Coastal Vegetation Establishment for Protection and Economic Enhancement at Sg.Hj. Dorani, Kuala Selangor, Malaysia

Institute of Ocean and Earth Sciences, University of Malaya

Completed

Support to communities undertaking coastal ecosystem development

Shell Gas Hazira, Gujarat, India

Completed

Tsunami relief management, India at Kanyakumari and Kadiapatnam

PREPARE, Salvation Army and World Wide Concern, India

Completed

Army Area Beatification

ARMY-EME School and Medical Hospital-ARMY, Vadodara

Completed

Mangrove plantation in 5000ha

ICEF project, Gujarat at Gujarat Ecology Commission, India as Technical Manager (Mangroves)

Completed

Biodiversity Studies of the western coastal waters of India in ten various projects and Rann of Kachchh
Resource survey with the Research Biology team in Gulf of Kachchh
Rapid Impact Assessment of the Gujarat Earthquake in 2001

Gujarat Institute Of Desert Ecology (Guide), India

Completed

Rehabilitation of Abandoned Shrimp Farms, Vulnerability Reduction through Mangrove Regeneration and Mangrove Plantation in Pulicat Lake at Andhra Pradesh Disaster Mitigation through Mangrove Regeneration, Livelihood Reconstruction through Social Forestry, Orissa Cyclone Rehabilitation Social Forestry schemes in 15 Villages, Mangrove Regeneration Project in Two villages
Fisheries Schemes in 15 Cyclone Affected Villages, Puri district, Orissa

PREPARE, Chennai, India

Completed

Research, Extension and Publications

20 years of Field experience in integrated management of Marine, Coastal and Terrestrial ecosystems, implementing community based erosion mitigation schemes, Disaster relief and community based rehabilitation activities, forestry programs and beautifying landscapes at Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, Orissa, Andamans and Gujarat-India, Srilanka, Malaysia, Myanmar and Bangladesh

The articles can be downloaded freely

BOOKS PUBLISHED:

FAO-UN, Myanmar Publication:

1. Win Myint and Deiva Oswin Stanley, 2011, Mangrove Vegetation Diversity of Wunbaik Reserved Forest, Myanmar, Food and agriculture Organization of the United Nations, Myanmar, Publication 04/2011, TCP/MYA/3204 (2009-2011)

2. Khim Maung Soe and Deiva Oswin Stanley, 2011, Fishery Resources of Wunbaik Reserved Mangrove Forest, Myanmar, Food and agriculture Organization of the United Nations, Myanmar 04/2011, Publication TCP/MYA/3204 (2009-2011)

3. Deiva Oswin Stanley, Jeremy S. Broadhead and Aung Aung Myint, 2011, The Atlas and Guidelines for Mangrove Management in Wunbaik Reserved Forest, Food and agriculture Organization of the United Nations, Myanmar 12/2011, Publication TCP/MYA/3204 (2009-2011)

4. Deiva Oswin Stanley and Jeremy S. Broadhead, 2011. Integrated Mangrove Management Plan for Wunbaik Reserved Forest, Forest Department, Myanmar assisted by FAO project on ‘Sustainable Community-based Mangrove Management in Wunbaik Forest Reserve’ (TCP/MYA/3204), Yangon, December 2011

CHAPTERS CONTRIBUTED:

1. Oswin D. Stanley, 2010. Chapter 12: Mangrove diversity and prospects of Restoration and management in Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Recent Trends in Biodiversity of Andaman and Nicobar Islands, 161-171

Editors: Ramakrishna, Raghunathan, C. and Sivaperuman, C. 2010. 542p. Zoological Survey of India, Kolkata

2. Oswin D. Stanley, 2011. Chapter 12: Mangrove Biodiversity Conservation Strategies, Recent Advances in Biodiversity of India, 103-101, 2011

Editors: Ramakrishna, Raghunathan, C. and Sivaperuman, C. 2010. 542p. Zoological Survey of India, Kolkata

EDITORIAL:

1. Ben Brown, 2006. Five Steps to Successful Ecological Restoration of Mangroves.

Editors: R.R. Lewis, Alfredo Quarto, Jim Enright, Elaine Corets, Jurgenne Primavera, PhD. T. Ravishankar, PhD. Oswin Deiva Stanley, PhD. Rignolda Djamaluddin; published by Mangrove Action Project /Yayasan Akar Rumput Laut April 2006 - Yogyakarta, Indonesia

Articles in Journals

S.No.

Author(s)

Year

Title

Complete Reference of Journal

1

Oswin.S.D and Kathiresan, K*

1994

Pigments in mangrove species of Pichavaram

Indian J. Mar. Sci.,Vol, 23 : 64-66

2

Kathiresan, K and Oswin.S.D

1994

Vegetative growth studies on the sand binder, Spinifex littoreus, (Burm)

Journal Annamalai University, Science Vol-V: 11-14

3

Oswin.S.D

1998

Biodiversity of the Muthupet mangroves, Southeast coast of India

Seshaiyana, Vol, 6 (1) 9: 11

4

Oswin.S.D and Kannadasan, P

1998

Mangrove Insect and Spiders of Muthupet, Tamil Nadu

Environment and Ecology, 16 (4): 932-936

5

Oswin.S.D*

1999

Avifaunal diversity of Muthupet Mangrove forest

Zoo’s Print Journal 14(6): 47-53

6

Oswin S.D and S. Ali-Hussain*

2001

Integrated mangrove Shrimp Silvofiheries: A pioneer organic shrimp culture model in India

Aquaculture Asia 4 (4): 5-9

7

Oswin S.D

2004

Wetland Ecosystems and coastal habitat diversity in Gujarat, India

Jour. Coastal Development 7 (2): 49-64

8

Oswin S.D

2004

Carpeted mud mounts: An unique ecosystem of Gujarat

Panda Bulletin 9 (4): 9-13

9

Oswin S.D*

2004

Ecological balance of Sethusamudram Canal, India: Special reference to mangrove ecosystem

Journal of Coastal Development, 8 (1): 1-10

10

Oswin S.D

2005

The endangered “Mangrove Cedar

Panda Bulletin 10 (1): 9-13

11

Oswin S.D

2005

Gujarat Mangroves Increasing Really..?,

Panda Bulletin 10 (3): 14-15

12

Oswin S.D*

2005

Razing off Coastal ravines to “Extinction”: Courtesy ‘Post Tsunami Development’

Panda Bulletin 10 (4): 3

13

Joshua J, Hiren Soni, Joshi N M, Joshi P N, Oswin Deiva

2005

Occurrence of Grey-headed Canary Flycatcher Culicicapa ceylonensis (Swainson) in Jamnagar district, Gujart India

J. Bombay Nat Hist Soc 2005, 102(3), 340-41.

14

Oswin S.D

2008

Bio-prospecting marine halophyte Salicornia brachiata for medical importance and salt encrusted land development.

Journal of Coastal Development. 11(2):64-71. 2008

15

Oswin D.Stanley & Roy R.Lewis III,

2009

Strategies for Mangrove Rehabilitation in an Eroded Coastline of Selangor, Peninsular Malaysia

Journal of Coastal Development, Volume 12, Number 3, June 2009 : 144 -156

 

Articles in Conference Proceedings

 

S.No

 

Author(s)

 

Year

 

Title

 

Name and Place of Conference

  1.  

Oswin.S.D and Rahaman,A.A

1997

Impact of Aquaculture effluents on Mangroves

In: R.Santhanam, V. Ramadhas and P.Gopalakrishnan(Eds.)., Proceedings of the National Seminar  on Water Quality Issues in Aquaculture Systems; 15-22

  1.  

Oswin,S.D

2000

Coastal Aquaculture sustainability: A possibility

In: N.Sukumaran (Ed.), Proceedings of the National Seminar on sustainable environment, 15-8

  1.  

Oswin.S.D and Rahaman, A.A

2001

Floral diversity of Muthupet Mangroves

In: Cecelia Pandian and Rahaman,A.A., (Eds).,  Proceedings of the  Seminar  on Biodiversity

4. 

Nayak.B.J and Oswin S.D

2005

Mangrove Restoration In The Coastal Belt Of Gujarat, India

Nat.Sym.marine Biodiversity Conservation, SDMRI, Tuticorin

5. 

Oswin S.D

2005

Status of Indian Mangroves and The Legend of Mangrove Restoration in Gujarat

Proceedings Nat.Sym. Conservation and Valuation of Marine Biodiversity, 26-29 Dec-2005, Chennai. Zoological Survey Of India

6. 

Noraini, M.T., R.Hashim, Z. Rozainah, S.D. Oswin

2008

Eco Engineering Options for Rehabilitating degraded mangroves

Proceedings The South China Sea:Sustaining Ocean Productivities, Maritime Communities and the Climate, 25-29 November 2008, Kautan, Malaysia

7. 

Hashim,R., N.M.Tamin, R.Zakaria,B. Kamali,S.D. Oswin

2008

Application of Engineering techniques for coastal rehabilitation

Proceedings The South China Sea:Sustaining Ocean Productivities, Maritime Communities and the Climate, 25-29 November 2008, Kautan, Malaysia