K. Ullas Karanth, Ph.D., F.A.Sc.

Director for Science-Asia for the Wildlife Conservation Society

ACE Award 2018 Nominee

K. ULLAS KARANTH,PH.D,F.A.SC.

K. ULLAS KARANTH,PH.D,F.A.SC.

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K. Ullas Karanth, Ph.D., F.A.Sc.
Director for Science-Asia, Wildlife Conservation Society
Bangalore, Karnataka, India

Ullas Karanth's geographic area of work is the Western Ghat region of India, which is one of global biodiversity hotspots. He was born (1948) and raised in the Malenad landscape of this region. His special area of scientific passion and expertise are animal ecology, population dynamics and statistical ecology. Karanth has also been an active advocate for wildlife conservation by guiding local advocacy groups to mitigate threats to wildlife and habitats. He has skilfully piloted conservation models that realistically reconcile conflicting needs of wildlife conservation and human development in, crowded, aspirational India.

Banovich Wildscapes Foundation 2018 ACE Award for Conservation Excellence Nominee-Ullas Karanth, PhD