Raman Sukumar is an Indian ecologist known for his work on the ecology of the Asian Elephant and human wildlife conflict. He also works on climate change. He was born in India in 1955. In 2006, he was awarded the International Cosmos Prize, the first Indian to get this award.
He got his BS from the University of Madras in 1977 and did a Masters in Botany from the same university. He obtained a PhD from the Indian Institute of Science in 1985. He was a Fulbright Fellow at Princeton University in 1991 and is presently a Professor at the Indian Institute of Science in the Centre for Ecological Sciences.
- 1991 Presidential Award of the Chicago Zoological Society
- 2003 Whitley Gold Award for International Nature Conservation
- 2004 T.N.Khoshoo Memorial Award for Conservation Science, the Ashoka Trust for Research in Ecology and Environment, India
- 2006 International Cosmos Prize
- 1989 "The Asian Elephant: Ecology and Management" Cambridge Univ. Press
- 1994 "Elephant Days and Nights: Ten years with the Indian Elephant" Oxford Univ. Press
- 2003 "The Living Elephants: Evolutionary Ecology, Behavior and Conservation" Oxford Univ. Press
- 2011 "The Story of Asia's Elephants" Marg Publishers
- "Website of Raman Sukumar from CES, Indian Institute of Science Website". Retrieved 2009-09-24.
- Current Science (Indian Academy of Sciences) 91 (6): 739. 25 September 2006 http://www.ias.ac.in/currsci/sep252006/739.pdf
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