Young Indian Biologist Krithi Karanth Gets National Geographic Grant No. 10,000

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Conservation biologist Krithi K. Karanth of Bangalore, India, is the recipient of the 10,000th National Geographic grant. Dr. Karanth saw her first wild tigers at the age of 2 at the side of her father, wildlife biologist and conservationist Dr. Ullas Karanth. Krithi Karanth works on human dimensions of conservation, such as human-wildlife conflicts, land use change and people-park relationships. With the National Geographic grant, she will assess human-wildlife conflicts in five parks of India’s Western Ghats. The project will … Read More