A clean list of Odonata names have been uploaded on IBP based on Subramanian, K.A. and Babu, R. (2017). Checklist of Odonata (Insecta) of India. Version 3.0.
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Identifying historic and present connectedness in the unique montane “sky-island” ecosystem in the Western Ghats.

Examine connectedness and the effects of anthropogenic isolation as well as historical geographic isolation on populations of an endemic, threatened bird, the White-bellied Shortwing, using microsatellite and mtDNA markers from different ‘sky-islands’ including 22 CEPF priority sites. Sky-island refer to Shola forests fragments on mountain-tops isolated by anthropogenic forces http://www.skyisland.in/Genetics.html

Grantee : Robin Vijayan
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Conservation of the Periyar-Agasthiyamalai Corridor in the Southern Western Ghats: Knowledge Generation, Dissemination of Information and Capacity Building for Key Stakeholders

Facilitate the long-term conservation of biodiversity in the Periyar-Agasthyamalai Corridor, by completing a GIS-based database on critical habitat links in the corridor, placing it into the public domain in a variety of accessible formats, and using this information base to implement programs of capacity building for state forest department staff and awareness raising among other key stakeholders

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Ecology and conservation of small carnivores in the Western Ghats

Undertake ecological studies of small carnivores in Karnataka state, use this information to formulate scientifically based management recommendations for these species and disseminate the results among protected area managers, conservationists and other stakeholders

Grantee : Devcharan Jathanna
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Bat communities in the Western Ghats: status, ecology and conservation
Quantify and characterize spatial variation in bat communities, and develop echo-location call libraries for bats in priority conservation areas in the Western Ghats. The work will contribute to an enhanced recognition of the biological value of this unstudied taxonomic group, and evaluate the efficacy of the current protected area network for bat conservation in the region
Grantee : Mahesh Sankaran
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