Archive : February, 2014

Human dimensions of forest degradation in the Sathyamangalam landscape
The report presents information pertaining to forest disturbance characteristics and the underlying causes of forest disturbance in the Satyamangalam landscape in southern India.  Data on forest disturbances were gathered from 60 transects that began randomly from the edge of the village and extended into the forest.  A disturbance index...
Wed, 02/12/2014
Papers on forest fire modelling
Amplified Fire Occurrences in Response to Drought and Vegetation Stress in the Western Ghats of India 
Wed, 02/12/2014
Conserving the Jumbo and its Habitat in Odisha, India
One of the major elephant habitats of eastern India, Odisha, is witnessing growing incidents of elephants coming out of their traditional forest habitats. This has caused  a marked increase in human-elephant conflict,  including deaths on both sides, and  a rise in elephant poaching, particularly over the last decade and a half. The...
Wed, 02/26/2014