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Sampson C, Leimgruber P, Tonkyn D, Pastorini J, Janaka HK, Sotherden E & Fernando P (2018) Effects of illegal grazing and invasive Lantana camara on Asian elephant habitat use. Biological Conservation 220:50-59. Abstract/Download

Fernando P, Prasad T, Janaka HK, Ekanayaka SKK, Nishantha HG & Pastorini J (2015) The use of radio-tracking data to guide development and manage elephants. WILDLANKA 3:12-19. Download pdf (5.5 MB)

Pastorini J, Janaka HK, Nishantha HG, Prasad T, Leimgruber P & Fernando P (2013) A preliminary study on the impact of changing shifting cultivation practices on dry season forage for Asian elephants in Sri Lanka. Tropical Conservation Science 6:770-780. Abstract/Download

Fernando P, Janaka HK, Prasad T & Pastorini J (2010) Identifying elephant movement patterns by direct observation. Gajah 33: 41-46. Download pdf (709 KB)

Pastorini J, Nishantha HG, Janaka HK, Isler K & Fernando P (2010) Water-body use by Asian elephants in Southern Sri Lanka. Tropical Conservation Science 3: 412-422. Abstract/Download

Fernando P, Janaka HK, Ekanayaka SKK, Nishantha HG & Pastorini J (2009) A simple method for assessing elephant body condition. Gajah 31: 29-31. Download pdf (225 KB)

Fernando P, Wikramanayake ED, Janaka HK, Jayasinghe LKA, Gunawardena M, Kotagama SW, Weerakoon D & Pastorini J (2008) Ranging behavior of the Asian elephant in Sri Lanka. Mammalian Biology 73: 2-13. Abstract/Download

Fernando P, Wikramanayake ED, Weerakoon D, Janaka HK, Gunawardena M, Jayasinghe LKA, Nishantha HG & Pastorini J (2006). The future of Asian elephant conservation: Setting sights beyound protected area boundaries. Conservation Biology in Asia. J. A. McNeely, T. M. McCarthy, A. Smith, L. Olsvig-Whittaker and E. D. Wikramanayake. Kathmandu, Nepal, Society for Conservation Biology Asia Section and Resources Himalaya Foundation: 252-260.

Fernando P, Wickramanayake E, Weerakoon D, Jayasinghe LKA, Gunawardene M & Janaka HK (2005) Perceptions and patterns in human-elephant conflict in old and new settlements in Sri Lanka: insights for mitigation and management. Biodiversity and Conservation 14:2465-2481.

Wickramanayake ED, Hathurusinghe HS, Janaka HK, Jayasinghe LKA, Fernando P, Weerakoon DK & Gunawardene MD (2004) The human-elephant conflict in Sri Lanka: lessons from mitigation, management, and conservation from traditional land-use patterns. In: Jayewardene J (Editor) Sri Lanka. Biodiversity & Elephant Conservation Trust. p 164-169.

Weerakoon DK, Gunawardene MD, Janaka HK, Jayasinghe LKA, Perera RAR, Fernando P & Wickramanayake E (2004) Ranging behaviour and habitat use of elephants in Sri Lanka. In: Jayewardene J (Editor) Sri Lanka. Biodiversity & Elephant Conservation Trust. p 68-70.

Gunawardene MD, Jayasinghe LKA, Janaka HK, Weerakoon DK, Wickramanayake E & Fernando P (2004) Social organization of elephants in Southern Sri Lanka. In: Jayewardene J (Editor) Sri Lanka. Biodiversity & Elephant Conservation Trust. p 65-67.

Fernando P, Gunawardene MD, Hathurusinghe HS, Janaka HK, Jayasinghe LKA, Perera RAR, Samansiri KPA, Sandanayake A, Weerakoon DK & Wickramanayake E (2004) Towards a rational, scientific elephant conservation and management strategy for Sri Lanka. In: Jayewardene J (Editor) Sri Lanka. Biodiversity & Elephant Conservation Trust. p 199-200