The Biodiversity Research Cell of the Department of Zoology, Carmel College of Arts, Science and Commerce for Women in Nuvem invited Dr. Manchi Shirish, Principal Scientist, and Head of Conservation Ecology at Salim Ali Centre for Ornithology and Natural History, Coimbatore for a lecture on ‘Wonders of Cave Ecosystem’ to celebrate the International Day for Biological Diversity. The event was hosted by Ms. Karen Braganza, Assistant Professor and commenced with a welcome address by Head, Dr. Manoj Borkar. The speaker was introduced by Asst. Professor of Zoology, Ms. Pratiksha Sail. Dr. Shirish Manchi gave an elaborate talk on cave ecosystems, geological aspects and the interesting and unique biodiversity it holds. The session ended with token of appreciation presented by Mrs. Vinita D’Sa, Senior Faculty, Department of Zoology and vote of thanks by Ms. Soniya Dessai.