Eastern Himalaya

Our research is primarily focused on various aspects of hornbill biology, frugivory and seed dispersal, tree phenology and ecological restoration in the tropical forests of North-eastern India, combined with community based conservation activities and nature education - in partnership with government and local community institutions.

Programme Funding

  • Amiens Zoo Metropole, France (2016-17)
  • Atlanta Zoo, USA (2016)
  • Attica Zoological Park, Greece (2016, 2018)
  • Chester Zoo (North of England Zoological Society), UK
  • Department of Science & Technology (New Delhi)
  • Disney Wildlife Conservation Fund, USA
  • Greater Vancouver Zoo, Canada
  • International Foundation for Science (IFS), Sweden
  • Lagos Zoo, Portugal (2016-17)
  • Nashville Zoo, USA (2016)
  • National Geographic Society (Conservation Trust grant), USA
  • National Geographic Society (Emerging Explorer program), USA
  • Planckendael Zoo, Antwerp, Belgium (2016-17)
  • Rufford Small Grants Foundation, UK
  • The Serenity Trust, Ahmedabad
  • Whitley Fund for Nature, UK
  • Wildlife Conservation Society-NY, USA
  • Wings World Quest (Women of Discovery), New York, USA
  • Rotterdam Zoo, Netherlands