Shailendra Yashwant is an independent documentary photographer and environmental journalist based in India. He has been documenting, reporting and campaigning on wildlife conservation, social justice and climate change issues in South Asia for over three decades now.
He has partnered with many organisations including Save The Children, Oxfam, UNICEF, Sanctuary Nature Foundation, Changing Markets Foundation, DIB, Swedwatch, on projects ranging from environmental investigations into industrial pollution, climate change adaptation and disaster risk reduction projects to documenting the impacts of climate change on remote communities.
2012 he has been working on various climate change related projects including facilitating,
designing and reviewing communications and advocacy strategies for mitigation, adaptation and
disaster risk reduction projects for a variety of civil society organisations in South Asia. He is currently Senior Advisor to Climate Action Network South Asia (CANSA).