Nat Geo award
PhD students Pooja Choksi, Sarika Khanwilkar, and Vijay Ramesh receive a research and exploration grant from National Geographic for their project “Project Dhvani: Eavesdropping on Biodiversity for Ecological and Social Benefits (Dhvani is the Sanskrit word for sound)”.
Post-doc Anand Osuri is awarded five years support from the Ramalingaswami Re-entry Fellowship, a competitive award from the Department of Biotechnology, Government of India, for early career scientists returning to India. Anand will be working with the Nature Conservation Foundation on his project “Biodiversity, ecosystem resilience, and the carbon balance of human-modified tropical forests in a changing climate.”
PhD student Sarika Khanwilkar wins a Fulbright award for her research in India
Sarika Khanwilkar paper
PhD student Sarika Khanwilkar co-authors paper on leopard abundance
Paper on agricultural fire emissions
Paper on emissions from agricultural fires in northwestern India published in Environmental Research Letters.
Kyle Davis wins water award
Post-doc Kyle Davis wins the 2019 Water Young Investigator Award. Congrats Kyle!
Amrita paper on resettlement and landscape-level conservation
Amrita Neelakantan publishes paper on resettlement and landscape-level conservation in central India
Video communicates the challenges of infrastructure for landscape connectivity in India
video on landscape connectivity
Watch this powerful video on landscape connectivity and infrastructure from our SNAPP project
Ruth DeFries on NPR
Ruth DeFries was interviewed on NPR’s Here and Now on Protecting Earth’s Forest