Research Highlight

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Once upon a lake


A report on Bengaluru’s system of lakes and canal networks makes recommendations for restoring a traditional, well-planned system of water bodies ...more

Jatropha: Too good to be true?


A collaborative study questions the claim of Jatropha as a super crop that will combat climate change and address the problem of rural poverty ...more

Climate change: Local observations consistent with scientific findings


There is a widespread feeling that weather is getting warmer, the water sources are drying up ...more

Watershed services of tropical forests: from hydrology to economic valuation to integrated analysis


'Watershed services' provided by forest ecosystems are receiving increasing attention in the research and policy arena. Changes in forest cover in tropical regions take many different forms...more

City trees combat temperature rise and pollution


With 41 percent of India’s population expected to be concentrated in urban centres by the year 2030 it makes sense to rethink ‘ecology’ and understand its urban manifestation...more

Beyond exclusion: alternative approaches to biodiversity conservation

...when the variety of biological life is so rich, interconnected, and diverse, it seems peculiarly shortsighted and inflexible to adopt one single approach to conservation...more

Living with lantana

Lantana camara, the invasive plant species from South America, is now widespread in India. It was brought to India as an ornamental and hedge plant about 2 centuries ago, but quickly escaped from cultivation, spreading across forests, fields, and fallow...

Field Story 2

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Field Story 1

This is the first field story

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