Wellcome Trust grant to Nandini Velho
Post-doc Nandini Velho is collaborator on a project selected by the Wellcome Trust for funding titled “Towards health equity: understanding and improving health of forest-dwelling tribal communities in southern India”
How much water to close yield gaps?
Post doc Kyle Davis published a paper on water limits to closing yield gaps
Highly cited researcher
Ruth DeFries is named as 2016 Web of Science Highly Cited Researcher along with 200 scientists in environment/ecology category and 3500 scientists worldwide
Is RSPO effective in reducing fires?
Megan Cattau publishes paper asking if fires are reduced on concessions certified by the Roundtable for Sustainable Palm Oil
Paper on forests of Central India
Meghna Agarwala’s paper on species composition of forests of Central India highlights effects of human use
Health impacts of haze in Southeast Asia
Miriam Marlier and Ruth DeFries co-author paper on health impact of fires in Southeast Asia. The paper received widespread press coverage the New York Times and the Guardian among other outlets.
Which cereal crops in central India are climate resilient and nutritious?
DeFries et al. publish “Synergies and trade-offs for sustainable agriculture: Nutritional yields and climate-resilience for cereal crops in Central India” in Global Food Security.
Central India special issue
Special issue on “A Landscape Approach to Conservation and Development in the Central Indian Highlands” published in Regional Environmental Change
Benjamin Clark paper on water stress in Central India
PhD student Benjamin Clark’s paper on water stress in central Indian Highlands is published in Regional Environmental Change
Megan Cattau’s paper on fires in Kalimantan
Megan Cattau’s paper on sources of fires in central Kalimantan published in Global Environmental Change