H C Poornesha

Research Associate, Western Ghats

MSc (Wildlife Management), Kuvempu University

Poornesha completed his M.Sc. in Wildlife Management from Kuvempu University. He started his research career with vegetation mapping programme in Western Ghats of Karnataka under a Department of Biotechnology, New Delhi. He then worked as Outreach Coordinator and Conservation Officer at Wildlife Conservation Society – India Program for about three years prior to joining NCF.

Projects

Publications

Book

2018

Birds of BRT Tiger Reserve (Kannada) - Pocket guide

Journal Article

2017

From intent to action: A case study for the expansion of tiger conservation from southern India

Report

2017

Ecology and conservation of leopards in protected and multiple use forests in Karnataka

Report

2016

Safely handling situations when leopards enter human dense areas - English version

Report

2016

ಚಿರತೆಗಳು ಜನ ನಿಬಿಡ ಪ್ರದೇಶಗಳನ್ನು ಪ್ರವೇಶಿಸಿದ ಸನ್ನಿವೇಶಗಳನ್ನು ಸುರಕ್ಷಿತವಾಗಿ ನಿಭಾಯಿಸುವ ವಿಧಾನಗಳು (Safely handling situations when leopards enter human dense areas - Kannada version)

Journal Article

2016

Providing more protected space for tigers Panthera tigris: a landscape conservation approach in the Western Ghats, southern India

Report

2015

Tigers of Malai Mahadeshwara and Cauvery Landscape

Poster

2015

Poster depicting dog and leopard pugmarks designed to help reduce anxiety and tensions - Kannada version

Poster

2015

Poster depicting dog and leopard pugmarks designed to help reduce anxiety and tensions - English version

Book Chapter

2015

Finding the middle road: Grounded approaches to mitigate highway impacts in tiger reserves

Journal Article

2014

Roads emerging as a critical threat to leopards in India?

Journal Article

2014

An elephantine challenge: human–elephant conflict distribution in the largest Asian elephant population, southern India

Journal Article

2013

Joint Indian initiative creates tiger corridor

Poster

2013

Poster designed to carry out awareness programs regarding human-leopard conflict

Journal Article

2012

Impact of vehicular traffic on large mammal use of highway-edges in southern India

Poster

2012

Poster for public information campaigns to dissuade people from "rescuing" leopard cubs