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ASIAN MARINE CONSERVATION ASSOCIATION

AMCA – Asian Marine Conservation Association – An International Non-Governmental Organization founded by the major initiative of Dr. Anupam Ghosh in the year 1988, registered with the Govt. of West Bengal, India, in 1989 as education & research society, under Societies Registration Act, 1961.
Since 1988 (over 20 years), AMCA scientists and researchers have been working in the specific impact in the fields of : (1) Marine environment & climate change; (2) Coastal Resource Management and other related issues through education and research on : (a) environment & ecology including (b) national and international law; (c) societal impacts of environment and development at national and global levels; and (d) national and international policy formulation and impact studies.
AMCA has had received accreditations from various global and regional intergovernmental organizations [such as (1) British Government (1993), (2) United Nations Department of Policy Coordination and Sustainable Development (UNDPCSD-UN HQ, & UN-NGO Network, U.N.-HQ, U.S.A. (1994), (3) World Tourism Organization (WTO), Spain (1995), etc.] time to time, for their highly acclaimed research in fundamental science, applied science, and policy formulations that were supplied, peer reviewed and documented.
Appreciation by global intergovernmental organization and internationally reputed universities and other education & research organization for AMCA’s work is a reality. A very short-listed organization that had appreciated AMCA’s work time to time is given below :
1. Harvard University, U.S.A.
2. University of South Hampton, U.K.
3. University of Portsmouth;
4. UNESCO

AMCA — As Organization :

Established in the year 1988, by the initiative of Dr. Anupam Ghosh, [an international expert scientist in (i) marine & coastal resource development and management; (ii) marine pollution contingency planning, monitoring & impact assessment; and (iii) environmental law, policy & Conflict Resolution Negotiation under rapid changing global environment] and with active supports of university teachers in India and abroad and also with cooperation from many other internationally reputed scientists, social-scientists and policy makers, the founder committee of the ASIAN MARINE CONSERVATION ASSOCIATION (AMCA) was registered in West Bengal, India, in the year 1989.

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History Of Formation :

Professionally a lawyer, besides his educational degrees in biological and agricultural sciences, and subsequently educated and trained in the field of marine science and management at Bermuda Island (when he was in academic course & training under Prof. James Newton Bulter, G. M. Professor of Applied chemistry, Harvard University, U.S.A.), Dr. Anupam Ghosh had realized that sea’s living resources are not inexhaustible and oceans can no longer be treated as a bottomless sink for pollutants. Prior to 1982, being less acquainted with the activities already adopted by the world’s authentic organizations, Dr. Ghosh started to communicate and to visit to many potential people/scientists working in the marine and coastal fields in Europe and United States, to become more experienced on the situation then were prevailing in the oceanic environment.

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OBJECTIVES:

Always considering major contemporary issues like, (i) rapidly increasing world population; (ii) widespread expectationso f rising standards of living, and (iii) rapidly expanding industrializing accompanied by increased trend of environmental quality deterioration, Asian Marine Conservation Association (AMCA) :

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Broad Areas Of AMCA’S Contemporary Interests : :

1) General marine science & environmental management through education and research
2) Coastal living and non living resources management
3) Coastal agricultural development and management.

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AMCA’s Continuous Accomplishments :

AMCA activities range from building awarness on marine & coastal environment, development to assisting policy formation & coordination on sustainable development issue(s)through education and research on natural and human activities within and related areas of marine and coastal environment, The task is no boubt harlder, as just in the circumstances of (a) most environmental activities during recent years and (b) stringent availability of financial assistance to those MGOs disagreed to do lobyism (Government and/or Political) for this.

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Contact Us :

Postal address :
Asian Marine Conservation Association (AMCA),
42/1, Feeder Road, Belgharia,
Kolkata 700 056, WB, India.

Phone :
+919836958256

E-mail :
anupamghoshworldwide@yahoo.com
anupamghoshworldwide@indiatimes.com

Join AMCA

Come with us … Join A M C A ! 
For membership please contact : 
Dr. Anupam Ghosh, Secretary,
Asian Marine Conservation Association (AMCA),
42/1, Feeder Road, Belgharia,
Kolkata 700 056, WB, India.

Phone : +919836958256
E-mail :
anupamghoshworldwide@yahoo.com
anupamghoshworldwide@indiatimes.com

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Send your Cheques and Bank Draft payable to
Asian Marine Conservation Association, Kolkata, India
at the following address :

Asian Marine Conservation Association (AMCA),
42/1, Feeder Road, Belgharia,
Kolkata 700 056, WB, India.

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