The section deals with wildlife ecology specially population and habitat ecology for the conservation and management of wildlife species. A number of research projects the section is implementing largely focused on population assessment, habitat ecology in different landscapes of the country. The section has implemented several projects in the past and is currently implementing demand driven and action projects in Indian Himalayan Region, Gangetic plains and North Eastern State of Mizoram. The wildlife section is also implementing consultancy projects covering different aspects of wildlife management in the country. Most recently also ventured into landscape ecology as well as soundscape ecology studies in Himalayan region. The section is also organizing training to different stakeholders for enhancing the capacity with respect to wildlife monitoring.