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Endangered Species 





Conservation Programs


Earth for Us

to Protect

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The Wildscapes 
of Karnataka

Holématthi Nature Foundation

Based in the South Indian state of Karnataka, Holématthi Nature Foundation works to conserve the wild landscapes and species of Karnataka through research, community engagement, capacity building and awareness, and human-wildlife conflict-mitigation. 

Western Ghats, wildlife conservation, leopards
Western Ghats, Asian elephant, wildlife conservation

Conservation Projects

Meaningful, lasting conservation will have to be a holistic integration of solid research, empowered communities, effective policies and positive action. Read about our conservation projects here.

Publications and media

Now more than ever, communication forms a key part of conservation. Explore team HNF's contribution to scientific publications and media. 

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leopard, wildlife conservation, habitat protection

Join us! 

At HNF, researchers, scientists, educators, conservationists, artists, photographers, and storytellers come together to contribute to the protection of the wildscapes of Karnataka in different ways. 

If you would like to be a part of this initiative, click on the button below to get in touch!

Latest Updates

Quantifying the threat of wire snares using camera trapping data in India

Our latest scientific publication talks about how snaring is one of the most prevalent threats to wildlife in India.

A camera-trap record of a brown Small Indian Civet!

We are delighted to announce that our Senior Research Assistant Shravan Suthar has published an article based on our camera trap data indicating the only record of an Indian civet (Vivvericula indica) with a brown color coat aberration.



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