1993-1996 - Senior researcher, Satish Bhaskar, trained A & N Forest Department, personnel to monitor nesting sea turtles and protection of nesting beaches. ANET was appointed by the Department to formulate an action plan for long term conservation and management programs for the endangered sea turtles, their seagrass feeding grounds and nesting beaches. As a direct result, several islands with nesting beaches were added to the Sea turtle conservation network. At the request of the Department, ANET developed an action plan for conservation and management of protected areas, sea turtles, crocodiles and wetlands.
2001- The Global Coral Reef Monitoring Network (GCRMN), South Asia team conducted a four day socio-economic monitoring and training workshop at ANET. This workshop was conducted for ANET researchers, people from various departments within the islands, as well as for college students.
ANET, together with the A & N Forest Department, the Indian Institute of Public Administration, and Flora and Fauna International, UK, conducted a workshop and seminar titled 'Biodiversity Conservation and Protected Areas Management Planning for the Andaman and Nicobar Islands'. Over 90 participants including policy makers, representatives from all Government departments of the islands Administration, the Armed Forces, island and mainland India scientists, university faculty members, students and various non-governmental organisations participated in this three day seminar. The Darwin Initiative, UK, funded this workshop and was a part of the project and field research that ANET has conducted since 1997.
2004 - The A & N Dept. of Environment & Forests commissioned ANET to prepare the “State of Environment” report.
ANET was appointed by the Andaman Administration as a member of the ‘Monitoring Committee for the Working Plan for the South Andaman Division’, ‘State Wildlife Advisory Board’ among other committees and policy planning bodies of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands Administration.
2007: Researchers Saw John Aungthong and Manish Chandi conducted a project to field test the ‘Sustainable Livelihoods Enhancement and Diversification’ methods, among the Karen community of Middle Andaman Island. The project aimed to understand issues of poverty and livelihood diversification among this small, little known and often misunderstood community. Five trial micro projects to initiate economic opportunities were introduced in consultation with members of the community.
2010-2012: ANET conducted the first SocMon (Socio-economic Monitoring) project for the Rani Jhansi Marine National Park, in Ritchies Archipelago among various stakeholders, to inform and influence management decisions by the A&N Forest Department.