EIA Resource and Response Centre invites applications from interested individuals to work on Environment Impact Assessment and related issues in Kotagiri and Vishakapatnam

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1) ERC Western Ghats Field unit at the Keystone Foundation : Kotagiri, Nilgiris District, Tamil Nadu
2) ERC Eastern Ghats Office at Vishakapatnam, Andhra Pradesh

About eRc India

eRc is a Resource and Response Centre that keeps a watch on the Environment Impact Assessment (EIA) processes and ensures that the impact of developmental activities on India's Environment and Communities is properly accessed and accounted for. The Environment Impact Assessment Resources & Response Centre was established in the year 2007, in response to the felt need to keep a watch, as well as to challenge, Environment Impact Assessment-EIA reports which are based on inadequate and improper assessment of the impacts of proposed developmental activities on natural India including, wild flora and fauna, rivers, wetlands etc.

Job description

The principle focus of the work will be to keep a watch on forest, wildlife environmental clearances  and related issues in the Western and Eastern Ghats. The field person  will be working in close collaboration with the Legal Initiative for Forest and Environment (LIFE), New Delhi and partner NGO’s in the Eastern and Western Ghats.  

The work responsibilities will include trainings for communities, field surveys and media interaction.

Candidates should ideally  have  prior experiences of working in the Eastern or  Western Ghats on issues concerning forest and wildlife conservation and good communication and writing skills.

Requirements

Applications are invited from committed  young environmental activists with background in any of the following disciples:

  • Ecology,
  • Environmental and social sciences,
  • Law

Contact details

Please email  your CV to:
ercdelhi@gmail.com,
sneh@keystone-foundation.org

EIA Resource and Response Centre
c/o Legal Initiative for Forest and Environment (LIFE)
N-71 LGF, Greater Kailash, 1
New Delhi-48

January 10, 2013 12:00AM