Eastern Himalaya

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Hornbill survey across North-east India

Survey to assess the status of hornbills in five north-eastern states


Hornbill Nest Adoption Program

Saving hornbill homes with communities

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Forests, weeds and farms

Understanding a shifting cultivation system in the Eastern Himalaya

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Hornbill Watch

Citizen-science initiative celebrating Indian Hornbills



Plant-disperser mutualistic networks

Understanding the role of hornbills in plant-disperser networks

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Rats, seeds and rainforest trees

Plant-animal interactions: seed predation and plant demography

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Tracking hornbill movements and seeds

Hornbill ranging, fruit distribution and implications for seed dispersal


Tree phenology and hornbill breeding

Long-term monitoring of trees, hornbill nests and roosts

High Altitudes

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Snow leopard and prey distribution

Factors affecting snow leopard & wild-prey at multiple scales 



Snow leopard field tool kit

Field training tool kit to promote snow leopard conservation

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Plants, herbivores and communities

Rangeland dynamics in the Trans-Himalaya

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Shared pastures

How mountain ungulates of the trans-Himalaya live together

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Understanding urial

Factors affecting distribution and abundance of Ladakh urial


People, livestock and snow leopards

Unique livestock insurance schemes betters prospects for herders and carnivores

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Snow leopard - prey dynamics

Understanding impact of wild prey availability on snow leopard killing livestock

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Response of red fox to village expansion

How does red fox respond to increasing village size in the Trans-Himalaya?

Oceans and Coasts

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Conserving an extinct species

Tracking changes in dugong populations in the Andaman and Nicobar archipelago

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Turf Wars

Understanding turtle-fisher conflicts in Lakshadweep seagrass meadows

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Coping with catastrophe

Documenting patterns and processes of resilience in the Lakshadweep reefs



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The economics of trawl fishing along the Coromandel coast



Kitchen Stories

Understanding how Nicobar communities share resources in the wake of the tsunami

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Mainstreaming resilience principles

Understanding and managing the buffer capacity of the Andaman and Nicobar reefs

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Traditional management and change

Marine resource management in the Nicobar archipelago


Reef fish responses to climate change

Understanding how fish communities in the Lakshadweep cope with change 

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Aggregating groupers

Documenting and protecting spawning aggregations in the Lakshadweep

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Net Gains

Understanding coexistence between Irrawaddy dolphins and fishers in Chilika

Western Ghats

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Making room for elephants

Landscape level conservation planning for elephants in Karnataka

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Reviving the rainforest

Ecological restoration of degraded rainforest in the Anamalai hills

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Towards wildlife-friendly roads

Studying and reducing impacts of roads on wildlife in the Anamalai hills



Living with leopards

Carnivore, conflicts, and conservation in the Anamalai hills

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Wildlife in rainforest fragments

Life in the treetops and undergrowth in rainforest remnants



Whittled-down woods

Plant communities and invasive species in forest fragments


Of forests and farms

Conserving wildlife in forests and plantations in the landscape

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Hornbill hotspots

Hornbill distribution and conservation threats



Otters in troubled waters?

Otters in the Kaveri - sharing space with riverine fisheries and sand mining


The secret lives of leopards

Understanding the ecology of leopards in Karnataka 

Cranes and Wetlands

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Breeding success in croplands

Understanding limits to Sarus Crane and Black-necked Stork productivity



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Asian Openbills and Lesser Adjutants feeding in a Nepali SarusScape

Education and Public Engagement

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Bird Count India

Birdwatchers pooling information for research and conservation

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A Nature Learning Framework for Schools

Partnering with schools to develop age & place appropriate nature learning 

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Join us in studying the seasonality of trees!

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Monitoring bird migration through public participation

Other Initiatives

Mosquito evolutionary ecology

Understanding the behaviour and life-history of mosquitos

Plant phenology

Tracking seasonality of trees and shrubs


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Monkey of the deep jungle

Ecology and conservation of Macaca munzala

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Primates in fragments

Behavioural ecology of primates in the Upper Brahmaputra Valley of Assam

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