V S Vijayan is an Indian environmentalist, wildlife biologist, ornithologist, an admirer of naturopathy and the founding Director of the Salim Ali Centre for Ornithology and Natural History. He is currently the chairman of the Salim Ali Foundation.
Vijayan did his post-graduation in Zoology at M.S.University of Baroda. He obtained Ph.D in Field Ornithology in 1976 from the University of Bombay for his work on the Ecological isolation in bulbuls.
Dr. V.S. Vijayan, who is also the member of the Western Ghats Ecology Expert Panel (WGEEP), said that the recommendations of the Kasturirangan report are undemocratic and anti-environmental