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Book chapters

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RAMESH B.R. and KARUNAKARAN P.V., 2007. Competing claims and multiple stakes: institutions for integrating stakeholder interests in forest management, In: Ramesh B.R., Gurukkal R. (ed), Forest Landscape of the Southern Western Ghats, India. Biodiversity, Human Ecology and Management Strategies, Collection Ecologie; 40, Institut Français de Pondichéry, Pondicherry, p. 239-268. [Publisher link]
RAMESH B.R., KARUNAKARAN P.V., COUTERON P., MUTHUSANKAR G. and LO SEEN D., 2007. Forest types and status: ecological characteristics and impact of disturbance, In: Ramesh B.R., Gurukkal R. (ed), Forest Landscape of the Southern Western Ghats, India. Biodiversity, Human Ecology and Management Strategies, Collection Ecologie; 40, Institut Français de Pondichéry, Pondicherry, p. 29-51, ISBN: 978-81-8470-155-5. [Publisher link]
KARUNAKARAN P.V., BALASUBRAMANIAN M. and RAMESH B.R., 2007. Imperatives of change: reflections on the current practices and policies of forest management, In: Ramesh B.R., Rajan G. (ed), Forest Landscape of the Southern Western Ghats, India. Biodiversity, Human Ecology and Management Strategies, Collection Ecologie; 40, Institut Français de Pondichéry, Pondicherry, p. 171-198. [Publisher link]
AMRUTH M., GURUKKAL R. and KARUNAKARAN P.V., 2007. Resources in forest landscape: availability, utilisation and sustainability, In: Ramesh B.R., Gurukkal R. (ed), Forest Landscape of the Southern Western Ghats, India. Biodiversity, Human Ecology and Management Strategies, Collection Ecologie ; 40, Institut Français de Pondichéry, Pondicherry, p. 141-167, ISBN: 978-81-8470-155-5. [Publisher link]
BALASUBRAMANIAN M., COUTERON P. and KARUNAKARAN P.V., 2007. Richness of vertebrates and spatial features of selected large mammals and arboreal fauna, In: Ramesh B.R., Gurukkal R. (ed), Forest Landscape of the Southern Western Ghats, India. Biodiversity, Human Ecology and Management Strategies, Collection Ecologie; 40, Institut Français de Pondichéry, Pondicherry, p. 73-96. [Publisher link]
KARUNAKARAN P.V., COUTERON P., RAMESH B.R. and ARAVAJY S., 2007. Stand and floristic structural variability of natural vegetation, In: Ramesh B.R., Gurukkal R. (ed), Forest Landscape of the Southern Western Ghats, India. Biodiversity, Human Ecology and Management Strategies, Collection Ecologie; 40, Institut Français de Pondichéry, Pondicherry, p. 53-71. [Publisher link]
RAMESH B.R., KARUNAKARAN P.V. and BALASUBRAMANIAN M., 2007. Strategies and actions-I: accounting for values, In: Ramesh B.R., Gurukkal R. (ed), Forest Landscape of the Southern Western Ghats, India : biodiversity, human ecology and management strategies, Collection Ecologie; 40, Institut Français de Pondichéry, Pondicherry, p. 199-211, ISBN: 978-81-8470-155-5. [Publisher link]
KARUNAKARAN P.V., BALASUBRAMANIAN M. and RAMESH B.R., 2007. Strategies and actions-II: Dealing with the constraints, In: Ramesh B.R., Gurukkal R. (ed), Forest Landscape of the Southern Western Ghats, India. Biodiversity, Human Ecology and Management Strategies, Collection Ecologie; 40, Institut Français de Pondichéry, Pondicherry, p. 213-237. [Publisher link]

Peer-reviewed journal articles

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GAUCHEREL C., BALASUBRAMANIAN M., KARUNAKARAN P.V., RAMESH B.R., MUTHUSANKAR G., HÉLY C. and COUTERON P., 2010. At which scales does landscape structure influence the spatial distribution of elephants in the Western Ghats (India)?, Journal of Zoology, 280 (2) : 185-194. [Publisher link]
IFRAN-ULLAH M., RAMESH B.R., KARUNAKARAN P.V., JENTSCH A. and MURTHY M.S.R., 2008. Mapping the potential distribution of Rhododendron arboreum Sm. ssp. nilagiricum (Zenker) Tagg (Ericaceae), an endemic plant using ecological modeling, Current Science, 94 (12) : 1605-1612. [Publisher link]
GUNAWARDENE N.R., DULIP DANIELS A.E., GUNATILLEKE I.A.U.N., GUNATILLEKE C.V.S., KARUNAKARAN P.V., GEETHA NAYAK K., PRASAD S., PUYRAVAUD J.-P., RAMESH B.R. and SUBRAMANIAN K.A., 2007. A brief overview of the Western Ghats - Sri Lanka biodiversity hotspot, Current Science, 93 (11) : 1567-1572. [Publisher link]
KARUNAKARAN P.V., 2006. Neelakurinji - is it fire tolerant?, Malabar Trogon, 4 : 9.

Conference papers (published)

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KARUNAKARAN P.V., BALASUBRAMANIAN M., COUTERON P. and RAMESH B.R., 2008. Ecological analysis of spatial distributions of important wildlife species in the Western Anamalai Region (Kerala), In: Vikram Reddy M. (ed), Wildlife biodiversity conservation (Proceedings of the 'National Seminar on Wildlife Biodiversity Conservation', 13 to 15 October, 2006, a seminar conducted during the 'Bi-decennial Celebrations' of Pondicherry University), Daya Publishing House, Delhi, p. 29-34.
RAMESH B.R., KARUNAKARAN P.V. and BALASUBRAMANIAN M., 2003. Conservation strategy for RET and endemic plant species of Kerala, In: Kallarackal J., Swarupanandan K., Sharma J.K. (ed), Proceedings of the Workshop on Conservation and Research needs of the Rare, Endangered and Threatened (RET) tree species in Kerala part of the Western Ghats, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala Forest Research Institute, Peechi, Kerala, p. 13-17.

Reports

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GIRIRAJ A., KARUNAKARAN P.V., JENTSCH A., RAMESH B.R. and MURTHY M.S.R., 2007. Mapping the distribution of Rhododendron arboreum ssp. nilagiricum (Zenkar) Tagg, using Ecological Niche Modeling and Conservation Action Plan, Institut Français de Pondichéry, Pondicherry, 35 p..
KARUNAKARAN P.V. and FRANC J., 2006. Biodiversity Conservation and Rural Livelihoods Improvement Project (BCRILP). Indicative Plan of Agasthiyamalai Landscape (Biodiversity Component). Consultancy Report Submitted (through PEACE CONSORTIUM, New Delhi) to Project Tiger Office, Ministry of Environment and Forests, New Delhi.
RAMESH B.R., GURUKKAL R., LO SEEN D., KARUNAKARAN P.V., BALASUBRAMANIAN M., COUTERON P. and AMRUTH M., 2005. Forest landscape analysis and management plan for Kerala. Final report, Institut Français de Pondichéry & Kerala Forest Department, Pondicherry.
RAMESH B.R., KARUNAKARAN P.V., BALASUBRAMANIAN M., LO SEEN D. and KALER O.P., 2003. A brief outline of Biodiversity Conservation Strategy and Action Plan for Kerala [An abridged version of the report of the Biodiversity Expert Consultancy under the World Bank Aided Kerala Forestry Project], Kerala Forest and Wildlife Department, Kerala, 171 p..
RAMESH B.R., LO SEEN D., KARUNAKARAN P.V., BALASUBRAMANIAN M. and MUTHUSANKAR G., 2003. Conservation review for rationalization of protected area network in Kerala. Final report of the consultancy under the Kerala Forestry project funded by the World Bank, Institut Français de Pondichéry, Pondicherry, 112 p..