Dr. Ankila Hiremath

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Dr. Ankila Hiremath
Senior Fellow, Suri Sehgal Centre 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 in tropical dry forests and savannas 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 – 2020

    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


    Graduated (Students)

    • Bharath Sundaram
    • Madhura Niphadkar

    Essays

    People Page

    Journal Articles

    Thekaekara T., A.T. Vanak, A.J. Hiremath, N. Rai, J. Ratnam, R. Sukumar 2017 Notes from the other side of a forest fire Economic and Political Weekly 52: 22-25

    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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    Ramya Ravi

    • Landscape, Livelihoods and Conservation

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