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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. 

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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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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


How Much Space Does a Sloth Bear Use?

Our latest research paper talks about estimating the home range of a uniquely marked sloth bear in the Bannerghatta National Park.

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The Batwoman Of Devarayanadurga: A Leopard Preying On A Bat!

A leopard was recorded carrying an Indian Flying Fox, perhaps the first recorded instance of this worldwide!


Contact Us


135, 30th Cross, 14th Main, Banashankari 2nd Stage, Bengaluru. - 560 070, India




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