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Enoka Kudavidanage

Country of origin: Sri Lanka Currently in: Sri Lanka, Colombo General field of specialization: Biological Systems and Organisms
Academic Background


2012 Doctorate Biological Systems and Organisms
2010 Master Biological Systems and Organisms
Research and Profession

Current Research Activities

Biological Systems and Organisms

Conservation Biology, Ecology, Protected Area Management

Publications resulting from Research: 

1. Kudavidanage E.P., Wanger T.C., de Alwis C., Sanjeewa S. & Kotagama S.W. (2012). Amphibian and butterfly diversity across a tropical land-use gradient in Sri Lanka; implications for conservation decision making. Animal Conservation DOI: 10.1111/j.1469-1795.

2. David Bickford, Mary Rose C. Posa, Lan Qie, Ahimsa Campos-Arceiz, Enoka P. Kudavidanage. (2012). Science Communication for Biodiversity Conservation. Biological Conservation, DOI: 10.1016/j.biocon.

3. Enoka P. Kudavidanage, Lan Qie, Janice Ser Huay Lee, Linking biodiversity and ecosystem functioning of dung beetles in South and Southeast Asian tropical rainforests. Raffles Bulletin for Zoology 2012 Supplement No. 25: 141–154.

4. Laurance, W. F., Useche, D.C., Rendeiro, J., Kalka M., [….], Kudavidanage, E. P. et al. Long-term ecological changes and threats in tropical protected areas. Nature. 2012; DOI: 10.1038/nature11318.

5. Impact of invasive apple snails on the functioning and services of natural and managed wetlands. FG Horgan, AM Stuart, EP Kudavidanage - Acta Oecologica, 2014.

6. Exposure of Judo 40 alters DNA integrity and sperm function of rat and human spermatozoa. EP Kudavidanage, LDC Peiris - EPRA International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research, 2016.

7. Traditional ‘maavee’rice production in Sri Lanka: environmental, economic and social pressures revealed through stakeholder interviews, FG Horgan, EP Kudavidanage, A Weragodaarachchi, D Ramp, Paddy and Water Environment 16 (2), 225-241, 5, 2018

8. First photographic record of the Rusty-spotted Cat Prionailurus rubiginosus (I. Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire, 1831) (Mammalia: Carnivora: Felidae) in Horton Plains National Park, Sri T Nimalrathna, YR Choo, EP Kudavidanage, T Amarasinghe, U Bandara, ...
Journal of Threatened Taxa 11 (4), 13506-13510, 2019

9. Top 100 research questions for biodiversity conservation in Southeast Asia
Biological Conservation 234, 211-220, 2019

10. Farming on the edge: Farmer training to mitigate human-wildlife conflict at an agricultural frontier in south Sri Lanka, FG Horgan, EP Kudavidanage, Crop Protection 127, 104981, 2020

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