ATREE’s Programmes are housed within the Centre for Biodiversity and Conservation and the Centre for Environment and Development. Adopting research, implementation, policy outreach, and capacity building pathways to their work, ATREE’s programmes cover a spectrum of environmental challenges from water security and forest rights to species conservation, habitat restoration, and human-animal interactions.
This programme seeks to document, monitor, and conserve India’s biodiversity
through field explorations and integrative taxonomy. The programme aims to build a deeper understanding of biodiversity and the effect of threats such as climate change and large-scale development with an overarching goal to support biodiversity conservation and restoration efforts in India.
This programme seeks to explore, understand and communicate the complexity of these services and their relationship to our well-being, their co-production and their implications for environmental justice and sustainable ecosystems.
The programme was set up to explore, research and monitor urban biodiversity and its distribution in human dominated landscapes, while assessing ecosystem processes and services.
The programme engages in interdisciplinary research, action and policy outreach for community livelihood enhancement, as well as promoting cultural well-being, ensuring forest sustainability and strengthening of democratic and equitable forest governance.
This programme seeks to understand the trajectories and drivers of change in the water sector and define practical and inclusive policy strategies to achieve adequate access to water quantity and quality, ensuring equitable and sustainable use of water resources.