Manish Chandi

Research Scholar, Oceans and Coasts

M.A., Ph.D.

Manish Chandi works in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands on the interface between communities and the natural environment.  He completed his doctoral thesis in 2007 with the Oceans and Coasts programme in which he explored the impact of the 2004 earthquake and tsunami on community sharing mechanisms in the Nicobar Islands. He is currently associated with the Andaman and Nicobar Environment Team (, although he continues to collaborate actively with NCF. 



Journal Article


Sharing mechanisms in corporate groups may be more resilient to natural disasters than kin groups in the Nicobar Islands



Tribes of the Anamalais: livelihood and resource-use patterns of communities in the rainforests of the Indira Gandhi Wildlife Sanctuary and Valparai plateau.