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A View from the Machan How Science Can Save the Fragile Predator

By: K Ullas Karanth
153 pages, Illus
Publisher: Permanent Black
A View from the Machan
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  • A View from the Machan ISBN: 9788178241371 Hardback Dec 2006 Not in stock: Usually dispatched within 4 days
Price: £23.50
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Highlights the importance of science in nature conservation.

"This volume is valuable because we get to know what drives a wildlife biologist in India despite enormous challenges - such as the unresponsive, and sometimes antagonistic, bureaucracy and lack of institutional support for ecological sciences. What comes across clearly is the critical importance of supporting scientific research in our conservation areas, which would need changes in our forest bureaucracy and scientific institutions. The argument gets strength since it's advanced by a biologist who has spent three decades in forests studying endangered species. This lucidly written book is recommended for conservationists of all hues." - Ghazala Shahabuddin

About the author:
K Ullas Karanth is a Senior Conservation Scientist with the New York-based Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) and the Director of its Indian programme. He is a Scientific Fellow of the Zoological Society of London and serves on the boards of WWF-India and the Ranthambhore Foundation.

Karanth has researched tigers and other predators in the Western Ghats, as well as at a dozen other wildlife reserves across India. His areas of expertise include radio-telemetry of big cats, animal population sampling methodologies, and the mitigation of human-wildlife conflicts. He has developed camera-trap sampling techniques that are now employed to monitor predators such as tigers, jaguars, cheetahs, and leopards across the world

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By: K Ullas Karanth
153 pages, Illus
Publisher: Permanent Black
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