CEPF
Protecting Nature's Hotspots for people and prosperity

ECOSYSTEM PROFILE

 
Contents

- Introduction
- Background
- Biological Importance
- Conservation Outcomes
Socioeconomic Features
- Synopsis of Threats
- Synopsis of Current Investment
- CEPF Niche for Investment
- CEPF Investment Strategy and Program Focus
- Conclusion
- Logical Framework(PDF - 19 KB)
- References
- Appendices (PDF - 361 KB)
 

Prepared by:
Kamal S. Bawa, Arundhati Das and Jagdish Krishnaswamy
(Ashoka Trust for Research in Ecology & the Environment - ATREE)
K. Ullas Karanth, N. Samba Kumar and Madhu Rao (Wildlife Conservation Society)

in collaboration with:
Praveen Bhargav, Wildlife First
K.N. Ganeshaiah, University of Agricultural Sciences
Srinivas V., Foundation for Ecological Research, Advocacy and Learning

incorporating contributions from:
Narayani Barve, ATREE
Sham Davande, ATREE
Balanchandra Hegde, Sahyadri Wildlife and Forest Conservation Trust
N.M. Ishwar, Wildlife Institute of India
Zafar-ul Islam, Indian Bird Conservation Network
Niren Jain, Kudremukh Wildlife Foundation
Jayant Kulkarni, Envirosearch
S. Lele, Centre for Interdisciplinary Studies in Environment & Development
M.D. Madhusudan, Nature Conservation Foundation
Nandita Mahadev, University of Agricultural Sciences
Kiran M.C., ATREE
Prachi Mehta, Envirosearch
Divya Mudappa, Nature Conservation Foundation
Seema Purshothaman, ATREE
Roopali Raghavan, ATREE
T. R. Shankar Raman, Nature Conservation Foundation
Sharmishta Sarkar, ATREE
Mohammed Irfan Ullah, ATREE

and with the technical support of:
Conservation International-Center for Applied Biodiversity Science

And of the Ecosystem Profile Preparation Team:
James Atherton
Joanna Axford
Nigel Dowdeswell
Liz Farley
Roger James
Penny Langhammer
François Martel
Harley Manner
David Olson
Samuelu Sesega

Assisted by the following experts and contributors:

Rauf Ali
Rene Borges
Jake Brunner
Milind Bunyan
Ravi Chellam
B.A. Daniel
Ranjit Daniels
Soubadra Devy
P. Dharma Rajan
P.S. Easa
Madhav Gadgil
T. Ganesh
Santosh George
Mukund Gorakshkar
Nimal Gunatilleke
Devcharan Jathanna
Gladwin Joseph
R. Kannan
Ajith Kumar
M.S.R. Murthy
Venkat Narayana
T.S. Nayar
Rohan Pethiyagoda
Narendra Prasad
M.K. Prasad
Asad Rahmani
S.N. Rai
Pratim Roy
P.S. Ramakrishnan
Kamala S. Rao
Kapil Sahasrabuddhe
Darshan Shankar
Uma Shaanker
B. Siddharthan
C.S. Silori
Mewa Singh
H. Sudarshan
R. Sukumar
R. Vasudeva
K. Vasudevan
Muthu Velautham
Arun Venkatraman
Siddharth Yadav
 
 
 
Download
Document: Western Ghats & Sri Lanka Ecosystem Profile, Western Ghats, May 2007 
English (PDF - 1.9 MB)

Document: Fact Sheet
English (PDF - 136 KB)

Document: GEF Focal Point endorsement (PDF - 278 KB)