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University of Cambridge Conservation Research Institute

Promoting collaborative research on biodiversity conservation and its impacts

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Dr Bhaskar Vira

by Alison Harvey last modified Apr 01, 2016 04:41 PM
Dr Bhaskar Vira

Director, University of Cambridge Conservation Research Institute

University Senior Lecturer, Department of Geography

Fellow and Graduate Tutor, Fitzwilliam College


Office Phone: 01223 339823

Departments and Institutes

Geography:

Keywords

  • ecosystem services
  • development policies
  • Forests
  • policy
  • Landscape approaches
  • food system
  • resilience

Key Publications

Sandbrook CG, Fisher JA, Vira B. What do conservationists think about markets?. Geoforum 50:232-240 2013 (Journal article)   
Sandbrook C, Adams WM, Büscher B, Vira B. Social research and biodiversity conservation.. Conserv Biol 27(6):1487-1490 Dec 2013 (Journal articleAuthor URL    
Vira B. One billion hungry: can we feed the world?. INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS 89(3):750-752 May 2013 (Journal article)Author URL 
Muradian R, Arsel M, Pellegrini L, Adaman F, Aguilar B, Agarwal B, Corbera E, Ezzine de Blas D, Farley J, Froger G, et al..Payments for ecosystem services and the fatal attraction of win-win solutions. Conservation Letters 6(4):274-279 2013 (Journal article)   
Peh KS-H, Balmford A, Bradbury RB, Brown C, Butchart SHM, Hughes FMR, Stattersfield A, Thomas DHL, Walpole M, Bayliss J, et al.. TESSA: A toolkit for rapid assessment of ecosystem services at sites of biodiversity conservation importance. Ecosystem Services 2013 (Journal article)
Peh KS-H, Balmford A, Bradbury RB, Brown C, Butchart SHM, Hughes FMR, Stattersfield A, Thomas DHL, Walpole M, Bayliss J, et al.. TESSA: A toolkit for rapid assessment of ecosystem services at sites of biodiversity conservation importance. Ecosystem Services 5:51-57 2013 (Journal article)   
Vira B, Kontoleon A. Dependence of the Poor on Biodiversity: Which Poor, What Biodiversity?. 52-84. 2012 (Chapter)   
Munroe R, Roe D, Doswald N, Spencer T, Möller I, Vira B, Reid H, Kontoleon A, Giuliani A, Castelli I, et al.. Review of the evidence base for ecosystem-based approaches for adaptation to climate change. Environmental Evidence 1(1):13-13 Jan 2012 (Journal article)   
Vira B, James A. Building Cross-Sector Careers in India's New Service Economy? Tracking Former Call Centre Agents in the National Capital Region. Development and Change 43(2):449-479 2012 (Journal article)   
James A, Vira B. Labour geographies of India's new service economy. Journal of Economic Geography 12(4):841-875 2012 (Journal article)   
Vira B, Adams B, Agarwal C, Badiger S, Hope RA, Krishnaswamy J, Kumar C. Negotiating trade-offs choices about ecosystem services for poverty alleviation. Economic and Political Weekly 47(9):67-75 2012 (Journal article)
Vira B, James A. Researching hybrid 'economic'/'development' geographies in practice: Methodological reflections from a collaborative project on India's new service economy. PROG HUM GEOG 35(5):627-651 Oct 2011 (Journal article)   
Chopra D, Williams P, Vira B. Politics of citizenship: Experiencing state-society relations from the margins. Contemporary South Asia 19(3):243-247 2011 (Journal article)   
Williams P, Vira B, Chopra D. Marginality, Agency and Power: Experiencing the State in Contemporary India. PAC AFF84(1):7-23 Mar 2011 (Journal article)   
Rands MRW, Adams WM, Bennun L, Butchart SHM, Clements A, Coomes D, Entwistle A, Hodge I, Kapos V, Scharlemann JPW, et al.. Culture and Biodiversity Losses Linked Response. SCIENCE 331(6013):31-31 07 Jan 2011 (Journal article)  
Sandbrook C, Scales IR, Vira B, Adams WM. Value plurality among conservation professionals.. Conserv Biol 25(2):285-294 Apr 2011 (Journal articleAuthor URL    

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