Savannah Ecosystems are one of India's forgotten landscapes. Although a thriving wildlife habitat and essential landscape for hundreds of thousands of pastoralists these grasslands are largely kept outside the conservation agenda. Our field station is located in the savannah grassland landscape of Rayalseema, in Andhra Pradesh. Adavi trust highlights the importance of the Deccan Savannahs, conducts research on the biodiversity and works with partners to protect and conserve these landscapes.
The Eastern Ghats of India are a stunning and unique ecosystem. The Eastern Ghats is a discontinuous range of mountains along India's eastern coast. The mountain ranges run parallel to the Bay of Bengal and The Deccan Plateau lies to the west of the range. The Gundla Brahmeshswar WLS is located in the southern Eastern Ghats and part of the Nallamala hill ranges, in Kurnool AP and is our first project site in the eastern ghats.
This project looks at identifying suitable habitats for the long term conservation of India’s wild carnivores. The objective is to work alongside the concerned departments, organisations and communities to ensure long term conservation action.