The FOUNDATION FOR ENVIRONMENTAL CONSERVATION, EDUCATION AND RESEARCH (FECER) is a non-profit organization registered under the Travancore-Cochin Literary, Scientific and Charitable Societies Registration Act, 1955 in the year 2006 (Register number R-377/2006) at Thrissur, Kerala, India. It was incorporated with the primary aim of encouraging sustainable linkages between biodiversity conservation and human needs through applied research.


  • Dr George Mathew – Entomologist (Butterfly Gardening / Sanitary & Phytosanitary Assessments)
  • Dr Mary Anto- Forest Entomologist (Butterfly ecology and conservation)
  • Dr Bindu K. Jose-Forest Entomologist (Insect plant communication and behavior)
  • Dr Dhaneesh Bhaskar-Entomologist (Grasshopper specialist IUCN SSC)
  • Dr Soumya Rahulan-    Invasive plant specialist   
  • Dr Lathika Chandran – Soil analyst  
  • Dr Prashob- Botanist
  • Dr Sanil M S – Botanist
  • Mr Sandex- Naturalist
  • Mr Vinod M.B. – Naturalist
  • Mrs Fincy Francis- Environmental chemist
  • Mr Vimod K.  K. – GIS specialist  
  • Mr Subin K.K. – Designer