Sharma, B.K.

Faunal Heritage of Rajasthan, India

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Part I. Faunal Conservation as a Pragmatic Approach: Aspects and Challenges

In Situ and Ex Situ Conservation: Protected Area Network and Zoos of Rajasthan
B. K. Sharma, Seema Kulshreshtha, Shailja Sharma, Sonali Singh, Anita Jain, Manoj Kulshreshtha

2. Climate and Other Environmental Factors Influencing Faunal Ecology of Rajasthan
A. S. Rao, B. K. Sharma

3. Impact of Altered Land Use Pattern on Small Mammalian Diversity of Hilly Tracts of Rajasthan, India
Himmat Singh, Partap Singh, B. K. Sharma

4. Threats to Faunal Diversity of the Aravalli Hills with Special Reference to Kumbhalgarh Wildlife Sanctuary
A. K. Chhangani, Paul Robbins, S. M. Mohnot, B. K. Sharma

5. Faunal Ecology and Conservation of the Great Indian Desert
C. Sivaperuman, Q. H. Baqri

6. Planning Conservation for Chambal River Basin Taking Gharial Gavialis gangeticus and Ganges River Dolphin Platanista gangetica as Umbrella Species
Syed Ainul Hussain, Ruchi Badola, Rishikesh Sharma, R. Jagannath Rao

7. Reintroduction of Tigers in Sariska Tiger Reserve, Rajasthan
K. Sankar, Qamar Qureshi, P. K. Malik, Parag Nigam, P. R. Sinha, R. N. Mehrotra, Rajesh Gopal

8. The Ramsar Sites of Rajasthan: Ecology and Conservation of Sambhar Salt Lake, Jaipur and Keoladeo National Park, Bharatpur
Seema Kulshreshtha, B. K. Sharma, Shailja Sharma

9. Impact of Mass Mortility of Gharial Gavialis gangeticus (Gmelin, 1789) on its Conservation in the Chambal River in Rajasthan
Asghar Nawab, Dhruva Jyoti Basu, Sanjeev Kumar Yadav, Parikshit Gautam

10. Conservation and Management of Wetland Birds in Rajasthan: Perspectives and Challenges
Lalitha Vijayan, V. S. Vijayan

11. Conservation and Management of Demoiselle Crane Anthropoides virgo at Kheechan in Rajasthan
Pushp Jain, Bhojraj Jeenagar, Satya Narayan Rajpurohit

12. Distribution of Sarus Crane Grus antigone antigone in Rajasthan and People’s Participation in the Protection of its Breeding Sites
Jatinder Kaur, Anil K. Nair, B. C. Choudhary

13. Conservation Prospects of Smooth-coated Otter Lutrogale perspicillata (Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire, 1826) in Rajasthan
Asghar Nawab

14. Role of Local People and Community Conservation in Rajasthan
Neema Pathak, Ashish Kothari

15. The Revival Model for Common Property Reserves in the Thar Desert of Rajasthan with Special Reference to their Faunal Components
P. L. Kankane

16. Resource Dependency and Socio-economic Profile of Local Communities in Sariska Tiger Reserve, Rajasthan
Tanushree Srivastava, K. Sankar, Qamar Qureshi, P. R. Sinha

17. Nature Reverence does not mean Conservation in Tribal Rajasthan: Culture, Cognition, and Personal and Collective Commitments to the Environment
Jeffrey G. Snodgrass, Satish Kumar Sharma, Michael G. Lacy

Part II. Ecological and Wildlife Tourism in Rajasthan: The Terra Incognita

18. Ecotourism in Rajasthan: Prospects and Perspectives
Shailja Sharma, B. K. Sharma, Seema Kulshreshtha, Smriti Johri

Part III. Vanguards of Wilderness

19. Wildlife Conservation in Rajasthan: The Legal Framework Versus the Wildlife Trade
B. K. Sharma, B. S. Nathawat, Shailja Sharma, Seema Kulshreshtha

Part IV. Management of Faunal Conservation in Rajasthan: A Synthesis

20. Unfurling Conservation Strategies, Major Initiatives, and Gaps in Research: A Vision on the Future of the Fauna of Rajasthan under Current and Predicted Threats
B. K. Sharma, Seema Kulshreshtha, Asad R. Rahmani

Keywords: Life Sciences, Conservation Biology/Ecology, Animal Ecology, Biodiversity, Fish & Wildlife Biology & Management

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