Projects



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Den Analysis of the smooth-coated otter


Understanding movement patterns, behaviour and reproduction cycles alongside human and other animal disturbance at den sites of otters.

Location: Goa, India

Status: Ongoing

Habitat preferences of the Asian Small-clawed otter



Assessment of the habitats including behavior analysis towards preferences and how that changes with seasons is being done at different locations in the Ghats.
Location: Western Ghats, India

Status: Ongoing

e-DNA study of the smooth-coated otter



In a first of its kind research in such an ecosystem, e-DNA methods are being assessed to see if it can be made into a credible source of getting data for recording otter presence.
Location: Southern India

Status: Ongoing

Porcupine conflict with agriculture in Goa



Porcupines are considered widely to raid crops and lead to loss for farmers. The question to answer is how much loss happens in different cases, and how to mitigate these to reduce sustained conflict.
Location: Southern India

Status: Ongoing