Participant Info

First Name
Harini
Last Name
Nagendra
Country
India
University
Azim Premi University
Keywords
urban biodiversity; Bangalore; protected areas; biodiversity; sustainability
Availability
Media Contact

Personal Info

About Me

Conservation and sustainability in South Asia

Urban ecology and urban sustainability of Indian cities

Collective action for sustainable governance of forests and urban commons

Patterns, processes and human drivers of land use/land cover change

Remote sensing for biodiversity assessment and monitoring in protected areas

Recent Publications
  1. H. Nagendra (2016). Nature in the City: Bengaluru in the Past, Present, and Future. Oxford University Press, India.
  2. H. Nagendra (2015). Wild beasts in the city. Seminar India September 2015: 29-43.
  3. H. Unnikrishnan and H. Nagendra (2015). Privatization of the commons: impact on ecosystem services in Bangalore’s lakes. Urban Ecosystems 18: 613-632.
  4. S. Paul and H. Nagendra (2015). Vegetation change and fragmentation in the mega city of Delhi: mapping 25 years of change. Applied Geography 58: 153-166.
  5. H. Nagendra, P. Mairota, C. Marangi, R. Lucas, P. Dimopoulos, J.P. Honrado, M. Niphadkar, C.A. Mücher, V. Tomaselli, M. Panitsa, C. Tarantino, I. Manakos and P.Blonda (2015). Satellite remote sensing to monitor pressure in protected areas. International Journal of Applied Earth Observation and Geoinformation 37: 124-132.
  6. H. Nagendra and E. Ostrom (2014). Applying the social-ecological systems framework to the diagnoses of urban commons. Ecology and Society 19(2): 67.
  7. H. Nagendra, B. Reyers and S. Lavorel (2013). Impacts of land change on biodiversity: making the link to ecosystem services. Current Opinions in Environmental Sustainability 5: 503-508.
  8. H. Nagendra and E. Ostrom (2012). Polycentric governance of forest resources. International Journal of the Commons 6: 104-133.
  9. H. Nagendra, S. Nagendran, S. Paul and S. Pareeth (2012). Graying, greening and fragmentation in the rapidly expanding Indian city of Bangalore. Landscape and Urban Planning 105: 400-406.
  10. H. Nagendra, D. Rocchini and R. Ghate (2010). Beyond parks as monoliths: Spatially differentiating park-people relationships in the Tadoba Andhari Tiger Reserve in India. Biological Conservation 143: 2900-2908.
  11. H. Nagendra and D. Gopal (2010). Street trees in Bangalore: Density, diversity, composition and distribution. Urban Forestry and Urban Greening 9: 129-137.
Media Coverage

http://social.yourstory.com/2015/05/urban-biodiversity/

http://news.mongabay.com/2014/03/can-the-millions-in-urban-india-live-among-greenery/

Prof. Harini Nagendra wins the first Lin Ostrom Award

http://www.nationalgeographic.com/explorers/bios/harini-nagendra/

Country Focus
India

Research Areas

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