Projects in India
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Projects in India
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Towards the Survival of the Endangered Tibetan Argali in IndiaThis study will monitor population status, and investigate the distribution and habitat selection of the subspecies, sexual differences in habitat selection and causes of sexual segregation, which should enable better conservation planning for this population.
Towards the Survival of Tibetan Argali - The Next StepThe project aims to identify new areas with Tibetan Argali in Ladakh through a stratified random sampling approach and improve the population estimates.
Integrating Conservation and Local Livelihoods at Bhimashankar Wildlife Sanctuary, Maharashtra, IndiaWorking towards a better habitat for wildlife and local people in Bheemashankar wildlife sanctuary by resolving the conflict situation between people and wildlife needs.
Spatial Ecology and Conservation of Mahseer, in the Western Ghats RegionTo provide scientific data for habitat prioritisation of riverine ecosystems in the Western Ghats using Mahseer as flagship species, and to highlight the importance of river Cauvery through outreach, in the Kodagu district of Karnataka.
Avifaunal Conservation through Research, Awareness and Generating Alternative Livelihood Options in Purna Wildlife Sanctuary, GujaratThe project intends to establish a baseline of current avifaunal diversity, create awareness among the local community, especially children, about the importance of avifauna in providing ecosystem services and consequently create a sense of stewardship to aid in their conservation. It also aims to explore alternative livelihood options for the local populace.
Conservation of Riverine Resources through People’s ParticipationTo prepare status report of Adan river basin, to search for sustainable livelihood for the anglers and to engage them in the conservation, and setting up of fish refugia along Adan River.
Conservation of Riverine Resources through People’s ParticipationPresent project aims to conserve wetland ecosystems and fish fauna through holistic, ecosystem approach and to generate sustainable livelihood for fishermen and labourers.
Conservation of Riverine Resources through People’s Participation: North-Eastern Godavari Basin, Maharashtra, IndiaThe aim of the project is the conservation and eco-restoration of river basins, to conserve fish fauna through holistic, ecosystem approach and to generate sustainable livelihood for fishermen and labourers.
Conservation of Riverine Resources through People’s ParticipationProject aims to conserve wetland ecosystems and fish fauna through holistic, ecosystem approach and to generate sustainable livelihood for fishermen and labourers.
Conservation of Riverine Resources through People’s ParticipationPresent project focusing on the building of institutional mechanism, and focusing on supporting to next generation youth to sustain the ongoing river conservation project.
Conservation of Wildlife through Conservation Education in South Mizoram, IndiaThis project promotes conservation education in Saiha (Mizoram) focussing on Hoolock gibbons.
Monitoring Otter Populations and Combating Poaching through Stakeholder ParticipationThe main objectives of the study of the study is to monitor otter populations both inside and outside protected areas and enlist the help of stakeholders to prevent poaching and conflict.
The Apolitical Elephant: Assessing Elephant Ranging Patterns across a Political Boundary in a Human-Dominated Landscape, Eastern Ghats, IndiaThis study aims to promote the management of trans-frontier elephants, at the landscape-level, by improving the linkages between managers and local communities across administrative boundaries through information-sharing.
Evaluating Habitat and Human-Bear Conflict in North Gujarat, India - To Seek Solutions for Human-Bear Co-existenceThis project aims to assess the distribution of Sloth bear population and human –bear conflicts in northeast Gujarat, with the goal of finding solutions to human-bear conflicts that will benefit both people and wildlife.
Evaluating Habitat and Human-Bear Conflict in North Gujarat, India - To Seek Solutions for Human-Bear CoexistenceThe project will map sloth bear distribution in northeast Gujarat and evaluate the bear habitat as well as Human-bear conflicts, with the goal of finding solutions to human-bear conflicts that will benefit both people and wildlife.
Evaluating Habitat and Human-Sloth Bear Conflict in Gujarat State, India, To Seek Solutions for Human-Bear CoexistenceThe project aims to map sloth bear range in Gujarat state of India and to identify potential bear habitats as well as the human-bear conflict areas and the important causes of such conflicts and to find out the solutions for minimizing human-bear conflicts through community participation.
Evaluating the Impact of Introduced Spotted Deer (Axis axis) on Forest Floor Herpetofauna of Andaman IslandsThe project aims to understand the impact of introduced spotted deer on forest floor herpetofauna of Andaman Islands and take the perception of people into account while mitigating such an impact.
Raiders of the Rann: A Multivariate Approach to Understanding and Mitigating Crop Raiding by Indian Wild Ass in Little Rann of Kutch, Gujarat, IndiaUsing field data and landscape/GIS analysis I plan to identify drivers and patterns of crop depredation, major conflict areas and prepare risk map, as well as train local farmers in reducing crop loss. This will ultimately assist the policy makers in making landscape –level conservation strategy for Indian wild ass and managing similar issues elsewhere in Gujarat.
Developing a Strategy to Curb Hunting in the Balpakram Baghmara Community Conservation LandscapeTo study the features of hunting in the Balpakram Baghmara Community Conservation Landscape, Meghalaya, India and develop a strategy, in consultation and with the participation of local stakeholders, to curb such hunting and protect biodiversity in the region.
Wildlife Conservation Education and Awareness in the Baghmara Balpakram Landscape, South Garo Hills District, Meghalaya, IndiaThe project will work with schools in Baghmara town, focusing on wildlife in the Garo Hills, particularly flagship species like the Asian elephant. The project will undertake Conservation Education & Awareness Programme intensively only with the selected classes of students in schools in Baghmara town.
Assessment of Biome Restricted and Globally Threatened Avian Species and their Conservation Awareness Programs at Yangoupokpi-Lokchao WLS, a Data Deficient IBAThis proposal is aimed at improving the limited knowledge on the abundance and status of threatened and endemic avian species within the IBA. The study will further initiate an awareness campaign involving local communities in order to help to halt and conserve the local forests and their resources which continue to degrade at a concerning rate.
Mapping of Rhino Habitats in the Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary, Assam, India using Remote Sensing and GIS TechniquesDevelopment of a Geo-spatial Database for Conservation and Management of Habitats of the Great Indian One Horned Rhino.
From Penitence to a Pledge: Anthropogenic Impact on the Nameri Tiger Reserve, Assam (India) and its Mitigation through Civil Society Intervention and Community ActionThis project aims to secure the protection of the Nameri Tiger Reserve, one of the last thriving habitats of the endangered tiger of India from the claws of encroachers, land grabbers and timbre traders motivated by commercial and political benefits at a time when a serious crisis looms large in India over this flagship species.
Creating Awareness and Support for Conservation in a Biodiversity Hotspot: The Arunachal Macaque as a Flagship SpeciesThe project will harness the new-found interest in the Arunachal macaque to highlight the astounding wildlife of this region to a wider audience
Inventory and Comparison of Moth Communities Inhabiting Different Forest Ecosystems in the Foothills of the Kumaon Himalaya, IndiaThe current project is an attempt to understand the altitudinal distribution of moths on the Himalaya. This study is part of a long term attempt to understand Lepidopteran communities of the Himalaya, especially from undisturbed biotypes. It is hoped that this data will serve as base line data for future studies and attempts to re-build insect communities.