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Book chapters

MURALI K.S., 2003. Biodiversity in Western Ghats: status and conservation, In: Kumar B.M., Luckins Babu C., Nameer P.O. (ed), Natural resource management: changing scenarios and shifting paradigms, Kerala Agricultural University, Thrissur [Kerala], p. 9-12.
RAVINDRANATH N.H., MURTHY I.K. and MURALI K.S., 2003. Community forest resource management in India: initiative and experience, In: Roy S.B., Yadav G., Mukherjee R. (ed), Contemporary studies in natural resource management in India, Inter-India Publications, New Delhi, p. 199-232, ISBN: 8121004098.

Peer-reviewed journal articles

MURALI K.S., 2004. Carbon sequestration scenarios in India, Current Science, 86 (2) : 242-243. [Publisher link]
MURALI K.S., 2004. Marginal worker force and forest cover change in India: an analysis, Management of Environmental Quality: An International Journal, 15 (4) : 443-449. [Publisher link]
BHAT P.R., MURALI K.S., HEGDE G.T. and [et al.], 2003. Annual variation in non-timber forest product yield in the Western Ghats, Karnataka, India, Current Science, 85 (9) : 1350-1355. [Publisher link]
MURALI K.S., JAGANNATHA RAO R., SUDHA P. and [et al.], 2003. Evaluation studies of Joint Forest Management in India: social and institutional implications, International Journal of Environment and Sustainable Development, 2 (1) : 19-35. [Publisher link]
MURALI K.S., JAGANNATHA RAO R. and RAVINDRANATH N.H., 2003. Institutional and policy issues of participatory forestry: Indian experience, Tropical Ecology, 44 (1) : 73-84. [Publisher link]
MURALI K.S., 2003. Methods for community participation: a complete guide for practitioners [Book Review], Current Science, 84 (1) : 102-103. [Publisher link]
KURIAN M., DIETZ T. and MURALI K.S., 2003. Scaling-up participatory watershed management: evidence from Himalayan foothills, Economic & Political Weekly, 38 (50) : 5285-5293. [Publisher link]
MURALI K.S., KAVITHA A. and HARISH R.P., 2003. Spatial patterns of tree and shrub species diversity in Savanadurga State Forest, Karnataka, Current Science, 84 (6) : 808-813. [Publisher link]
MURTHY I.K., MURALI K.S., HEGDE G.T., BHAT P.R. and RAVINDRANATH N.H., 2002. A comparative analysis of regeneration in natural forests and joint forest management plantations in Uttara Kannada District, Western Ghats, Current Science, 83 (11) : 1358-1364. [Publisher link]
MURALI K.S., MURTHY I.K. and RAVINDRANATH N.H., 2002. Joint Forest Management in India and its ecological impacts, Environmental Management and Health, 13 (5) : 512-528. [Publisher link]

Conference papers (published)

KUSHALAPPA C.G., GARCIA C., MURALI K.S., NANAYA K.M., PAIN-ORCET M., LO SEEN D., DEPOMMIER D. and DUBUC S., 2005. Indicators: For Whom? With Whom? Why? and How? A case study in finding indicators of deforestation of Kodagu district of Western Ghats, India, 17th Commonwealth Forestry Conference. Colombo, Sri Lanka, Feb. 28-Mar. 5, 2005, Colombo, Sri Lanka, p. 1-6.
KURIAN M., DIETZ T. and MURALI K.S., 2003. Rule Compliance in Participatory Watershed Management- Is it a Sufficient Guarantee of Sustainable Rural Livelihoods ? [Vol. 2], In: Kueen H.S. (ed), Proceedings of the International Commission on Irrigation and Drainage (ICID) Regional Workshop, Taipei, Taiwan, 10-12 November 2003,


DEPOMMIER D., MURALI K.S. and LO SEEN D., 2004. Environmental pressure indicators with regards to an increasing degree of anthropogenisation : synthesis report on a study based upon three concrete situations in India, Brazil and Zimbabwe, CIRAD & Ministry of External Affairs, Government of France, 42 p..
GARCIA C., PAIN-ORCET M., DUBUC S., KONERIRA N., MURALI K.S., DEPOMMIER D., KUSHALAPPA C.G. and LO SEEN D., 2004. Systèmes d'information à base d'indicateurs pour la gestion des ressources naturelles - La gestion forestière dans les ghâts occidentaux, CIRAD Forêt, France.