Dr. Ankila Hiremath

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Journal Articles

Sundaram B., A.J. Hiremath, and J. Krishnaswamy 2015 Factors influencing the local scale colonisation and change in density of a widespread invasive plant species, Lantana camara, in South India. NeoBiota 25: 27-46 (doi: 10.3897/neobiota.25.8354)
Sundaram B., S. Krishnan, A.J. Hiremath, G. Joseph. 2012 Ecology and impacts of the invasive species, Lantana camara, in a social-ecological system in South India: Perspectives from local knowledge Human Ecology 40: 931-942 (doi: 10.1007/s10745-012-9532-1)

Popular Writings

Hiremath, A.J. R. Ravi, A.T. Vanak
Agnihotri, S., A. Hiremath, T. Vattakavan, M.H. Sachin, R. George

Book Chapters

Vanak, A.T., A.J. Hiremath, S. Krishnan, T. Ganesh, N.D. Rai , 2017 , Filling in the (forest) blanks: the past, present and future of India’s savanna grasslands Pp 88-93 In: A.J. Hiremath, N.D. Rai, and A. Siddhartha. (eds). , Transcending boundaries. Reflecting on twenty years of action and research at ATREE. ATREE, Bangalore.
Hiremath, A.J., N.D. Rai, and C. Made Gowda , 2017 , One size needn’t fit all: conservation lessons from long-term research in the Biligiri Rangaswamy Temple Tiger Reserve, South India Pp. 60-70. In: A.J. Hiremath, N.D. Rai, and A. Siddhartha. (eds). , Transcending boundaries. Reflecting on twenty years of action and research at ATREE. ATREE, Bangalore.
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  • Landscape, Livelihoods and Conservation
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Dr. Ankila Hiremath
Fellow and Co-Convenor, Center for Biodiversity and Conservation
hiremath@atree.org

Ashoka Trust for Research in Ecology and Environment C-86, BK Dutt Colony (2nd floor) New Delhi 110 003, INDIA Telefax: +91 11 2460 3134            E-mail: hiremath@atree.org

Academic Record

  • Ph.D. in botany (ecology). 1999. University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, USA.
  • M.Sc. in environmental science. 1992. Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, India.
  • B.A. in environmental studies. 1989. The British Open University, Milton Keynes, UK.

Research Interests

Ankila Hiremath is a plant ecologist with an interest in the dynamics and resilience of social-ecological systems, and in ecosystem restoration and novel ecosystems. She works on invasive species and their ecological and socio-economic impacts. She is also interested in fire, and in the management of non-timber forest products.

    Editorial Affiliations

    Associate-editor: Current Conservation (www.currentconservation.org), 2007 – present

    Associate Editor: Tropical Ecology (www.tropecol.com), 2008 – 2015

    Guest editor: Conservation & Society (www.conservationandsociety.org), 2004

    Editorial Board: Tree Physiology (treephys.oxfordjournals.org), 2000-2001

    Awards/Recognition 

    • Dissertation Fellowship, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, University of Florida. May 1998.

    • Doctoral Dissertation Improvement Grant, US National Science Foundation. March 1996.

    • Pre-doctoral Fellowship, Organization for Tropical Studies. August 1995.

    • Award for Outstanding Academic Achievement, Office of International Studies and Programs and the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, University of Florida. March 1995.

    • Fellowship, Tropical Conservation and Development Program, University of Florida. 1993-1995.

    • Fellowship, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, University of Florida. 1992-1993.

    Graduated (Students)

    • Bharath Sundaram
    • Madhura Niphadkar

     

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