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A Global Assessment of Policy Tools to Support Climate Adaptation

Nicola Ulibarri, Idowu Ajibade, Eranga K. Galappaththi, Elphin Tom Joe, Alexandra Lesnikowski, Katharine J. Mach, Justice Issah Musah-Surugu, Gabriela Nagle Alverio, Alcade C. Segnon, A.R. Siders, Garry Sotnik, Donovan Campbell, Vasiliki I. Chalastani, Kripa Jagannathan, Vhalinavho Khavhagali, Diana Reckien, Yuanyuan Shang, Chandni Singh, Zinta Zommers, The Global Adaptation Mapping Initiative Team

Middlemen Versus Middlemen in Agri-Food Supply Chains in Bengaluru, India: Big Data Takes a Byte

Natasha Susan Koshy, Keerthana Jagadeesh, Shwetha Govindan, Neha Sami

Exploring Trade-Offs Between SDGs for Indus River Dolphin Conservation and Human Water Security in the Regulated Beas River, India

Andrea Momblanch, Nachiket Kelkar, Gill Braulik, Jagdish Krishnaswamy, Ian P. Holman

Gamma Diversity and Under-Sampling Together Generate Patterns in Beta-Diversity

Aniruddha Marathe, Dharma Rajan Priyadarsanan, Jagdish Krishnaswamy, Kartik Shanker

A Systematic Global Stocktake of Evidence on Human Adaptation to Climate Change

Lea Berrang-Ford, A. R. Siders, Alexandra Lesnikowski, Alexandra Paige Fischer, Max W. Callaghan, Neal R. Haddaway, Katharine J. Mach, Malcolm Araos, Mohammad Aminur Rahman Shah, Mia Wannewitz, Deepal Doshi, Timo Leiter, Custodio Matavel, Justice Issah Musah-Surugu, Gabrielle Wong-Parodi, Philip Antwi-Agyei, Idowu Ajibade, Neha Chauhan, Chandni Singh, … Thelma Zulfawu Abu et al.

School Based Teacher Preparation-Possibilities and Challenges

Indumathi Sundararaman, Sameera Sood

The Supreme Court of India on Euthanasia: Too Little, Too Late

Sunita Vs Bandewar, Leni Chaudhuri, Lubna Duggal, Sanjay Nagral

Health for all in an Unequal World: Obligations of Global Bioethics

Sunita Vs Bandewar, Leni Chaudhuri, Lubna Duggal, G D Ravindran, Thelma Narayan, Sarojini N, Sunita Simon Kurpad, Manjulika Vaz, Deepa Venkatachalam

A New Species of Pethia from the Western Ghats, India (Teleostei: Cyprinidae)

V. M. Atkore, J. D. Marcus Knight, K. Rema Devi, Jagdish Krishnaswamy

Perceptions of Priority Issues in the Conservation of Biodiversity and Ecosystems in India

Varun Varma, Jayashree Ratnam, Vinatha Viswanathan, Anand M. Osuri, Jacobus C. Biesmeijer, M.D. Madhusudan, Mahesh Sankaran, Meghna Krishnadas, Deepak Barua, Megha Budruk, Kavita Isvaran, Rajah Jayapal, Jahnavi Joshi, Krithi K. Karanth, Jagdish Krishnaswamy, Raman Kumar, Shomita Mukherjee, Harini Nagendra, Madhura Niphadkar, Nisha Owen, Navendu Page, Soumya Prasad, Suhel Quader, R. Nandini, V.V. Robin, Steven M. Sait, Manzoor A. Shah, Hema Somanathan, Umesh Srinivasan, Bharath Sundaram

A Review of Integrated Library Systems and Web-Scale Discovery Services in India

B. Preedip Balaji , Vinay M. S. , Anitha K. V. , Mohd Raqib Khan , Edwin E. , Shalini B. G.

Groundwater Recharge Sources in the Gandak Alluvial Aquifer, NE India : How Important is Leakage from Irrigation Canals?

Brighid Ó Dochartaigh, Alan  MacDonald, Christopher Jackson, Jagdish Krishnaswamy, Sunil Chaudhary, Tarun Nair, Jimmy O’Keeffe, Girish Varma, Mohsneen Khan, Gopal Krishan

Dynamic Modeling of Long-term Sedimentation in the Yadkin River Basin

Jagdish Krishnaswamy, Michael Lavine, Daniel D.Richter, Karl Korfmacher

Establishment of Community-led fish Conservation Zones in Meghalaya and Manipur, India

Nicole Pinto, Srinivas Vaidyanathan, Susan Varughese, Jagdish Krishnaswamy, Bashida Massar James V. Haokip

Patterns of Tropical Forest Dynamics and Human Impacts: Views from Above and Below the Canopy

Srinivas Vaidyanathan, Jagdish Krishnaswamy, N. Samba Kumar, Harshawardhan Dhanwatey, Poonam Dhanwatey, K. Ullas Karanth

The Impact of Forest Use and Reforestation on Soil Hydraulic Conductivity in the Western Ghats of India: Implications for Surface and Sub-Surface Hydrology

M.Bonell, B. K. Purandara, B. Venkatesh, Jagdish Krishnaswamy, H. A. K. Acharya, U. V. Singh, R. Jayakumar, N.Chappell

Distributional and Ecological Review of the Four Horned Antelope, Tetracerus Quadricornis

Yarlagadda Chaitanya Krishna, Peter J. Clyne, Jagdish Krishnaswamy, Narayanarao Samba Kumar

Coexistence of Fisheries with River Dolphin Conservation

Nachiket Kelkar, Jagdish Krishnaswamy, Sunil Choudhary, Dipani Sutaria

Impacts of Disturbance on Soil Properties in a Dry Tropical Forest in Southern India

Dr. Vishal K. Mehta, Patrick J. Sullivan, M. Todd Walter, Jagdish Krishnaswamy, Stephen D. DeGloria

Ecosystem Impacts of Disturbance in a Dry Tropical Forest in Southern India

Dr. Vishal K. Mehta, Patrick J. Sullivan, M. Todd Walter, Jagdish Krishnaswamy, Stephen D. DeGloria

Sustaining Biodiversity Conservation in Human-Modified Landscapes in the Western Ghats: Remnant Forests Matter

M. O. Anand, Jagdish Krishnaswamy, Ajith Kumar, Archana Bali

Habitat Factors Affecting Site Occupancy and Relative Abundance of Four-horned Antelope

Y. C. Krishna, Jagdish Krishnaswamy, N. S. Kumar,

Proximity to Forests Drives Bird Conservation Value of Coffee Plantations: Implications for Certification

Mandyam Osuri Anand, Jagdish Krishnaswamy, Arundhati Das

Securing Biodiversity, Securing our Future: A National Mission on Biodiversity and Human Well-Being for India

Kamaljit S.Bawa, Asmita Sengupta, Vishwas Chavan, Ravi Chellam, R. Ganesan, Jagdish Krishnaswamy, Vinod B. Mathur, Nandan Nawn, Shannon B. Olssong, Nitin Pandit, Suhel Quader, Prabhakar Rajagopal, Uma Ramakrishnan, G. Ravikantha Mahesh Sankaran, Darshan Shankar, Reinmar Seidler, R. Uma Shaanker, Abi Tamim Vanak

Prioritisation of Conservation Areas in the Western Ghats, India

Arundhati Das, Jagdish Krishnaswamy, Kamal jit S.Bawaa, M.C.Kiran, V.Srinivas, N. Samba Kumar, K. UllasKaranth

Ruminant-mediated Seed Dispersal of an Economically Valuable Tree in Indian Dry Forests

Soumya Prasad, Jagdish Krishnaswamy, Ravi Chellam, Surendra Prakash Goyal,

Impact of Iron Ore Mining on Suspended Sediment Response in a Tropical Catchment in Kudremukh, Western Ghats, India

Jagdish Krishnaswamy, Milind Bunyan, Vishal K. Mehta, Niren Jain, K. Ullas Karanth

Frugivory of Phyllanthus Emblica at Rajaji National Park, Northwest India

Soumya Prasad, Ravi Chellam, Jagdish Krishnaswamy, S P Goyal

Properties of Advanced Weathering-Stage Soils in Tropical Forests and Pastures

Jagdish Krishnaswamy, Daniel D. Richter

The Rain–Runoff Response of Tropical Humid Forest Ecosystems to Use and Reforestation in the Western Ghats of India

Jagdish Krishnaswamy, Michael Bonell, Basappa Venkatesh, Bekal K. Purandara, Sharachchandra Lele, M. C. Kiran, Veerabasawant Reddy, Shrinivas Badiger, K. N. Rakesh

Averting Biodiversity Collapse in Tropical Forest Protected Areas

William F. Laurance, D. Carolina Useche, Julio Rendeiro, Margareta Kalka, Corey J. A. Bradshaw, Sean P. Sloan, Susan G. Laurance, Mason Campbell, Kate Abernethy, Patricia Alvarez, Victor Arroyo-Rodriguez, Peter Ashton, Julieta Benítez-Malvido, Allard Blom, Kadiri S. Bobo, Charles H. Cannon, Min Cao, Richard Carroll, Colin Chapman ... Jagdish Krishnaswamy

Negotiating Trade-offs: Making Informed Choices for Ecosystem Services

Bhaskar Vira, Bill Adams, Chetan Agarwal, Shrinivas Badiger, R a Hope, Jagdish Krishnaswamy, Chetan Kumar

Spatial Patterns of Suspended Sediment Yields in a Humid Tropical Watershed in Costa Rica

Jagdish Krishnaswamy, Daniel D. Richter, Patrick N. Halpin, Michael S. Hofmockel

The Groundwater Recharge Response and Hydrologic Services of Tropical Humid Forest Ecosystems to Use and Reforestation: Support for the Infiltration-Evapotranspiration Trade-off Hypothesis

Jagdish Krishnaswamy, Michael Bonell, Basappa Venkatesh, Bekal K. Purandara, K. N. Rakesh, Sharachchandra Lele, M. C. Kiran, Veerabasawant Reddy, Shrinivas Badiger

Big Cats in Our Backyards: Persistence of Large Carnivores in a Human Dominated Landscape in India

Vidya Athreya, Morten Odden, John D. C. Linnell, Jagdish Krishnaswamy, Ullas Karanth

Non-Stationary and Non-Linear Influence of ENSO and Indian Ocean Dipole on the Variability of Indian Monsoon Rainfall and Extreme Rain Events

Jagdish Krishnaswamy, Srinivas Vaidyanathan, Balaji Rajagopalan, Mike Bonell, Mahesh Sankaran, R. S. Bhalla, Shrinivas Badiger

A Cat Among the Dogs: Leopard Panthera Pardus Diet in a Human-Dominated Landscape in Western Maharashtra, India

Vidya Athreya, Morten Odden, John D. C. Linnell, Jagdish Krishnaswamy, K. Ullas Karanth 

The Utility of Weather and Climate Information for Adaptation Decision-Making: Current Uses and Future Prospects in Africa and India

Chandni Singh, Joseph Daron, Amir Bazaz, Gina Ziervogel, Dian Spear, Jagdish Krishnaswamy, Modathir Zaroug, Evans Kituyi

Forest Protection in Central India: Do Differences in Monitoring by State and Local Institutions Result in Diverse Social and Ecological Impacts?

Shivani Agarwal, Aniruddha Marathe, Rucha Ghate, Jagdish Krishnaswamy, Harini Nagendra 

New Policy Directions for Global Pond Conservation

Amir BashMatthew J. Hill, Christopher Hassall, Beat Oertli, Lenore Fahrig, Belinda J. Robson, Jeremy Biggs, Michael J. Samways, Nisikawa Usio, Noriko Takamura, Jagdish Krishnaswamy, Paul J. Wood

Watershed Services in the Humid Tropics: Opportunities From Recent Advances in Ecohydrology

Perrine Hamel,  Diego Riveros-Iregui,  Daniela Ballari, Trevor Browning, Rolando Célleri, David Chandler, Kwok Pan Chun, Georgia Destouni, Suzanne Jacobs, Scott Jasechko, Mark Johnson, Jagdish Krishnaswamy, María Poca, Patrícia Vieira Pompeu, Humberto Rocha

Exploring Freshwater Science

Vidyadhar Atkore,Jagdish Krishnaswamy

Fish Community Responses to Stream Flow Alterations and Habitat Modifications by Small Hydropower Projects in the Western Ghats Biodiversity Hotspot, India.

Suman Jumani, Shishir Rao, Nachiket Kelkar, Siddarth Machado, Jagdish Krishnaswamy, Srinivas Vaidyanathan 

Intra-Annual Dynamics of Water Stress in the Central Indian Highlands from 2002 to 2012

Benjamin Clark, Ruth DeFries, Jagdish Krishnaswamy

Interacting Effects of Vessel Noise and Shallow River Depth Elevate Metabolic Stress in Ganges River Dolphins

Mayukh Dey, Jagdish Krishnaswamy, Tadamichi Morisaka, Nachiket Kelkar

Multi-Scale Association between Vegetation Growth and Climate in India: A Wavelet Analysis Approach

Dawn Emil Sebastian, Sangram Ganguly, Jagdish Krishnaswamy, Kate Duffy, Ramakrishna Nemani, Subimal Ghosh

River Fragmentation and Flow Alteration Metrics: A Review of Methods and Directions for Future Research

Suman Jumani, Matthew J Deitch, David Kaplan, Elizabeth P Anderson, Jagdish Krishnaswamy, Vincent Lecours, Matt R Whiles

Exotic Plantations Increase Risks of Flooding in Mountainous Landscapes

Rajat Nayak, Jagdish Krishnaswamy, Srinivas Vaidyanathan, Nick Chappell, Kumaran Kesavan, Prachi Ghatwai, Ravinder Singh Bhalla

Opinion: Envisioning a Biodiversity Science for Sustaining Human Well-Being

Kamaljit S. Bawa, Nandan Nawn, Ravi Chellam, Jagdish Krishnaswamy, Vinod Mathur, Shannon B. Olsson, Nitin Pandit, Prabhakar Rajagopal, Mahesh Sankaran, R. Uma Shaanker, Darshan Shankar, Uma Ramakrishnan, Abi Tamim Vanak, Suhel Quader

Spatial and Climatic Variables Independently Drive Elevational Gradients in Ant Species Richness in the Eastern Himalaya

Aniruddha Marathe, Dharma Rajan Priyadarsanan, Jagdish Krishnaswamy, Kartik Shanker

Characterising Groundwater-Surface Water Connectivity in the Lower Gandak Catchment, a Barrage Regulated Biodiversity Hotspot in the Mid-Gangetic Basin

D. J. Lapwortha B. Ó Dochartaigh, T. Nair, J. O'Keeffe, G. Krishan, A. M. MacDonald, M. Khan, N. Kelka, S. Choudhary, J .Krishnaswamy, C. R. Jackson

Navigating Paved Paradise: Evaluating Landscape Permeability to Movement for Large Mammals in Two Conservation Priority Landscapes in India

Anisha Jayadevan, Rajat Nayak, Krithi K.Karanth, Jagdish Krishnaswamy, Ruth DeFriese, K. Ullas Karanth, Srinivas Vaidyanathan

The Impact of Leopards (Panthera pardus) on Livestock Losses and Human Injuries in a Human-Use Landscape in Maharashtra

Vidya Athreya​, Kavita Isvaran, Morten Odden, John D. C. Linne, Aritra Kshettry, Jagdish Krishnaswamy, Ullas K. Karanth