Reports

  • Five-year assessment of the CEPF investment in the Western Ghats region of the Western Ghats and Sri Lanka biodiversity hotspot: a special report. December 2013.
  • Lele, S. (co-author, as member of the Karnataka government-appointed Karnataka Elephant Task Force) Report of the Karnataka Elephant Task Force. Submitted to High Court of Karnataka, September 2012.
  • H. Nagendra. 2011. Heterogeneity and collective action for forest management. Human Development Research Paper 2011/02, United Nations Development Programme Human Development Reports. November 2011.
  • H. Nagendra. 2011.Urban green belts in the twenty-first century. Landscape Research 36: 706–708
  • Lele, S. and T. Jayaraman. 2011.Equity in the context of sustainable development. Note for UN-GSP, Ministry of Environment & Forests, Government of India, New Delhi
  • Final report to Jamsetji Tata Trust for 2008—2011. Download pdf
  • Report of the Working Group on Ecosystem Resilience, Biodiversity and Sustainable Livelihoods for the XII Five-Year Plan. Download pdf
  • Final report to Dorabji Tata Trust for 2005—2008. Download pdf
  • Kashyap, S.N and P. Seema. 2008. Conversion of agricultural land in Karnataka - a status paper, Bangalore: Sub-group VI on common lands of the committee on state agrarian relations and the unfinished task of land reforms land reforms.
  • Kannan, R., G. Joseph and R. Uma Shaanker. 2008. Lantana furniture: Value added Lantana products to conserve bamboo and rattan. In Biodiversity Utilization and Conservation (eds A. Arunachalam and K. Arunachalam),Aavishkar Publishers and Distributers, Jaipur. pp 60-64.
  • Lele, Sharachchandra., Sham N. Kashyap, and Seema Purushothaman. Status paper on the Common Lands in Karnataka. Submitted to the Sub-Group VI on Common Lands of the Committee on State Agrarian Relations and the Unfinished Task of Land Reforms, 2008.
  • Pai, R., A.J. Hiremath and U. Kant. (eds). 2008. Rethinking Forest Fires. Proceedings of the National Workshop on Forest Fires. 13-14 November, 2007, New Delhi. Ministry of Environment and Forests, Government of India.
  • Shanker, K., N. Namboothri, S. Rodriguez and A. Sridhar (eds). 2008. Beyond the tsunami: Social, ecological and policy analyses of coastal and marine systems on the mainland coast of India. Post-tsunami environment initiative report submitted to the United Nations Development Programme, UNDP/UNTRS, Chennai and ATREE, Bangalore, India, pp 397.
  • Namboothri, N., D. Subramanian, B. Muthuraman, A. Sridhar, S. Rodriguez and K. Shankar. 2008. Beyond the tsunami: Coastal sand dunes of Tamil Nadu, India - An overview. UNDP/UNTRS, Chennai and ATREE, Bangalore, India, p 56.
  • Mukherjee, N., F. Dahdouh-Guebas and K. Shanker 2008. Beyond the tsunami: Current status of mangroves in Kerala and Tamil Nadu, India, with regard to vegetation, community perceptions and policy. UNDP/UNTRS, Chennai and ATREE, Bangalore, India, pp 28.
  • Mohan, A., T. Berlie, N. Namboothri and K. Shanker. 2008. Beyond the tsunami: Macro and mega faunal communities of intertidal ecosystems on the Tamil Nadu Coast, India. UNDP/UNTRS, Chennai and ATREE, Bangalore, India, pp 52.
  • Berlie, T., N. Namboothri, A. Mohan and K. Shanker. 2008. A protocol for ecological monitoring of sandy beaches and intertidal faunal on the Indian Coast. UNDP/UNTRS, Chennai and ATREE, Bangalore, India, pp 537
  • Krishnaswamy, J., A. Baruah, N. Wickramasinghe and V. Srinivas. 2008. Trends and patterns in hydrology and water quality in coastal ecosystems and upstream catchments in Tamil Nadu, India. UNDP/UNTRS, Chennai and ATREE, Bangalore, India.[Download pdf]
  • Rodriguez, S., G. Balasubramanian, S.M. Peter, M. Duraiswamy and P. Jaiprakash. 2008. Community perceptions of resources, policy and development, post-tsunami interventions and community institutions in Tamil Nadu, India. UNDP/UNTRS, Chennai and ATREE, Bangalore, India.
  • Menon, M., S. Shenoy, D. Desikan, A. Shankar and A. Sridhar. 2008. Environmental law guide - An analytical guide for deciphering content of laws in India. In Beyond the tsunami: Social, ecological and policy analyses of coastal and marine systems on the mainland coast of India. Post-tsunami environment initiative report submitted to the United Nations Development Programme. UNDP/UNTRS, Chennai and ATREE, Bangalore, India, pp 179-295.
  • Menon, M., and A. Sridhar. 2007. An appraisal of coastal regulation law in tsunami-affected mainland India. In: Report on ecological and social impact assessments post-tsunami in mainland India. Submitted to UNDP. Post-Tsunami Environment Initiative. 105-149.
  • Schmerbeck, J., AJ Hiremath and C Ravichandran. 2007. Proceedings of the workshop on Forest fires in India. Waldbau Silviculture, ATREE, FES and Evergreen. Download pdf
  • Menon, M., S. Rodriguez and A. Sridhar. 2007. Coastal Zone Management Notification '07 - Better or bitterfare? Produced for the Post-Tsunami Environment Initiative Project, ATREE, Bangalore. pp 31. Download pdf
  • Sridhar, A., R. Arthur, D. Goenka, B. Jairaj, T. Mohan, S. Rodriguez and K. Shanker. 2006. Review of the Swaminathan Committee Report on the CRZ Notification, Draft submitted to UNDP, New Delhi. URL: http://www.undp.org.in/dmweb/tsunami; accessed on 20th May 2006.
  • Sridhar, A. 2006. Environmental governance reforms, rephrasing the reform process. Draft submitted to International Institute for Environment and Development, New Delhi, 15p.
  • Sridhar, A. 2006. Pre and post-tsunami coastal planning and land-use-Policies and issues in India. Draft Submitted to FAO RAP, Bangkok. 30p.
  • Joseph, G., A Hiremath, K Shanker, S Purushothaman, M A Ooommen and N Ambastha. 2006. National Capacity Needs Self Assessment (NCSA): A preliminary report. ATREE, MoEF and UNDP. Download pdf
  • Seema P, Jojo T.D, Freeda M.S, Santosh B, Sheetal P, Gladwin J, Suman R, Samuel T and Sidharth K. 2006. White paper on ecotourism policy (Draft). ATREE and BHC. Download pdf
  • Satya P. Mohapatra, Niloy K. Bhattacherjee, Soumitri Das and Prabhat Upadhyaya. 2005. Scope of production forestry in enhancing carbon mitigation in India: A preliminary report. ATREE. Download pdf
  • Sridhar, A. 2005. 'Statement on the CRZ Notification and Post-Tsunami Rehabilitation in Tamil Nadu'. An ATREE-UNDP Report, Ashoka Trust for Research in Ecology and Environment, Bangalore, India.
  • Hiremath, A.J. 2004. (ed.) Special Section on Non-Timber Forest Products. Conservation and Society 2: 211-375. http://www.conservationandsociety.org/vol-2-2-04.html
  • Hiremath, A.J. 2004. The ecological consequences of managing forests for non-timber products. Conservation and Society 2: 211-216. http://www.conservationandsociety.org/vol-2-2-04.html
  • Krishnaswamy, J., M. Bunyan, V.K. Mehta, N.Patil and S. Naveen Kumar. 2004. Impact of Iron Ore Mining in Kudremukh on the Bhadra River Ecosystem. In: Forests and Water in Warm Humid Asia. (eds. R.C. Sidle, M. Tani, A. Rahim Nik and T.A. Taddese). Proceedings of a Workshop of the International Union of Forest research Organisations (UNFRO) Forest Hydrology Working Group. 10-12 July 2004, Kota Kinabalu, Malayasia.
  • Ganeshaiah, K.N. and Uma Shaanker, R. (2003), A Decade of Diversity, Bangalore: ATREE and University of Agricultural Sciences, Bangalore


  • Singh, K.D and B. Sinha 2003. Terminal Report on 'Exploring Options for Joint Forest Management (JFM) in India'. Submitted to World Bank, Washinton D.C.
  • Vasudeva, R,. H. B. T. Raghu, P. G. Suraj, G. Ravikanth, R. Uma Shaanker and K. N. Ganeshaiah. 2003. Can we restore critically endangered tree species of the Western Ghats through recovery plans? Proceedings of the workshop on conservation and Research needs of the rare, endangered and threatened (RET) tree species in Kerala part of the Western Ghats, (eds.) Jose Kallarackal, K. Swarupanandan and J.K. Sharma, Kerala Forest Research Institute, Kerala India, 41-44.
  • Report by Ganeshaiah, K. N. and R Uma Shaanker. 2003. A Decade of Diversity, ATREE and UAS, Bangalore.
  • Uma Shaanker, R., K.N. Ganeshiah, M.N. Nageshwara Rao, and G. Ravikanth. 2003. Genetic diversity of NTFP species: issues and implications. pp 40-44, In Proceedings of International Workshop on policies, Management Utilization and Conservation of Non- Timber Forest products in the South Asia Region, Hiremath, A.J; G.C. Joseph, and R. Uma Shaanker (eds), Ashoka Trust for Research in Ecology & Environment (ATREE) and Forest Research Support Programme for Asia and the Pacific, FAO, Bangkok.
  • Hiremath, A.J., Joseph, G.C., & Uma Shaanker, R. 2003, 'Proceedings of the Conference on Policies, Management, Utilization and Conservation of Non-Timber Forest Products (NTFPs) in the South Asia Region' ATREE and FAO.
  • Ganeshaiah, K.N and Uma Shaanker. 1998. Conservation through mapping: development of nation-wide biodiversity atlas. Proc. Intl Conf. on conservation of tropical species, communities and ecosystems, TBGRI, Trivandrum, Dec 1998.
  • Ganeshaiah, K.N 1997. Mapping diversity from ecosystem to genes: Units and hierarchies pf conservation. Proc. Workshop on GIS and Remote sensing in natural resources monitoring, ATREE-KFD, Bangalore, Dec 1997.