Dr. T Ganesh PhD

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Dr. T Ganesh PhD
Senior Fellow - 1 (Associate Professor), Suri Sehgal Centre for Biodiversity and Conservation
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Academic qualifications

B.Sc. 1986. Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry, Osmania University, Hyderabad, India.
M.S. 1989. Ecology. Pondicherry University, Pondicherry, India.
Ph.D.1996. Ecology. Pondicherry University, Pondicherry, India.

Research interests: Faunal loss (birds and small mammals) and its consequence on forest dynamics, long term changes in tree phenology and understanding factors that contributes to such changes. Anthropogenic effects on species interactions especially on the forest-agriculture boundary. Long-term changes in population dynamics of migrant raptors and resident owls in relation to land use changes and community involvement in their conservation.


  • Bombay Natural History Society, Bombay (1998-2003)
  • Ecological Society of America (1995-1997)
  • American Association for the Advancement of Science (2000-2005).
  • Member disaster management committee, Tirunelveli dist.
  • Member advisor, Kalakad Mundanthurai Tiger Reserve


International Advisor to Environmental Studies at New College of Florida, Sarasota, USA.


Agasthya - a newsletter on natural history and conservation of the Agasthyamalai region


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Journal Articles

A. Saravanan, M. B. Prashanth and T. Ganesh 2021 Wintering harriers in a rapidly changing landscape in southern Tamil Nadu, India CURRENT SCIENCE, VOL. 120, NO. 3, doi: 10.18520/cs/v120/i3/553-561
Nitin D. Rai, M. Soubadra Devy, T. Ganesh, R. Ganesan, Siddappa R. Setty, Ankila J. Hiremath, Sarala Khaling, Priyadarsanan Dharma Rajan 2021 Beyond fortress conservation: The long-term integration of natural and social science research for an inclusive conservation practice in India Volume 254, February 2021, 108888, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.biocon.2020.108888