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Sandeep Sharma

Sandeep Sharma has been pursuing research on various aspects of large-carnivore ecology in Asia for more than a decade. Before joining German Centre for Integrative Biodiversity Research (iDiv), where he is currently a postdoc, he worked with several institutions, including Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute, The Nature Conservancy, and Clemson University. He earned his PhD from George Mason University in Virginia and a master’s in Wildlife Science from the Wildlife Institute of India. He is also a board member of the Society for Conservation Biology’s Asia section and co-chair of the Asian Bear Monitoring Expert Team of the International Union for Conservation of Nature’s Bear Specialist Group.

Articles by Sandeep Sharma
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Opinion: The Problem with Researchers Hoarding Resources
Jose Valdez and Sandeep Sharma | Nov 1, 2022 | 4 min read
For too long, some scientists have acted like Gollums of the ivory tower, guarding precious study sites, model organisms, and even entire fields of inquiry.