Dr. Ullas Karanth

Leading Tiger Conservationist

Dr. Karnath, recipient of the 2012 prestigious Padma Shri award  founded the Centre for Wildlife Studies (CWS) in 1984.  Dr. Karanth has conducted pioneering research on the ecology of tigers, sympatric predators and other large mammals in India. Dr. Karanth has published over 75 papers that have been published by journals in Oxford, Cambridge and Columbia. Dr. Karanth has won several prestigious awards such as the Sierra Club's International EarthCare award (2006); World Wildlife Fund's J. Paul Getty Award as well as the Sanctuary Lifetime Achievement Award (2007).

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