DeFries, R., Agarwala, M., Baquie, S., Choksi, P., Khanwilkar, S., Mondal, P., Nagendra, H., Uperlainen, J., 2021. Improved Household Living Standards can Restore Dry Tropical Forests. Biotropica, DOI: 10.1111/btp.12978
Agarwala, M., 2019. Threats to coexistence of humans and forests in Central India. For book ‘Nature Conservation in the New Economy: People, wildlife and the law in India’, edited by K. Sivaramakrishnan and Ghazala Shahabuddin, Oriental Blackswan, New Delhi.
Krishnadas, M.*, Agarwala, M*, Sridhara, S., Eastwood, E. 2018. Parks protect forest cover in a tropical biodiversity hotspot, but high human population densities can limit success. Biological Conservation 223: 147-155. *Equal contribution.
Agarwala, M., Ghoshal, S., Verchot, L., Martius, C., Ahuja, R., DeFries, R., 2017. Impact of biogas interventions on forest biomass and regeneration in southern India. Global Ecology and Conservation 11, 213223.
Agarwala, M., DeFries, R., Qureshi, Q., Jhala, Y.V., 2016. Factors associated with long-term species composition in dry tropical forests of Central India. Environmental Research Letters 11, 1-19.
Agarwala, M., DeFries, R., Qureshi, Q., Jhala, Y. V., 2016. Changes in the dry tropical forests in Central India with human use. Regional Environmental Change 16, 5-15.
Velho, N., Agarwala, M., Srinivasan, U., Laurance, W. H., 2014. Collateral damage: Impacts of ethnocivil strife on biodiversity and natural resource use near Indian nature reserves. Biodiversity and Conservation 23, 2515-2527.
Human Wildlife Conflict
Agarwala, M., Kumar, S., Treves, A., Naughton-Treves, L., 2010. Paying for wolves in Solapur, India and Wisconsin, USA: Comparing compensation rules and practice to understand the goals and politics of wolf conservation. Biological Conservation 143, 2945-2955.
Crop Residue Burning
Agarwala, M., Bhattacharjee, S., Dasgupta, A., 2022. Unintended consequences of Indian groundwater preservation law on crop residue burning. Economics Letters 214: 110446. DOI: 10.1016/j.econlet.2022.110446
Agarwala, M., and Chandel, A. 2020. Temporal role of crop residue burning in Delhi’s Air Pollution. Environmental Research Letters 15: 114020
Community Resource Management
Agarwala, M., Ginsberg, J. R., 2017. Untangling impact of de jure and de facto community-based management of natural resources. Conservation Biology 31, 1232-1246.