Category Archives: Mangrove

eBook | Forest of Tigers: People, Politics and Environment in the Sundarbans

FOREST OF TIGERS: PEOPLE, POLITICS AND ENVIRONMENT IN THE SUNDARBANSby Annu Jalais (Routledge India, 2009) Acclaimed for its unique ecosystem and Royal Bengal tigers, the mangrove islands that comprise the Sundarbans area of the Bengal delta are the setting for … Continue reading

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Slideshow | Coastal wetland ecosystems: Eco-exposure and recovery programmes for the Kanyakumari region – Tamil Nadu

PhotosFreshwater Wetland Ecosystem Flamingo photo exhibitionPainted stork nesting Spot billed pelicansFlamingoesFish – prey base for birdsEco-exposure programme Wetland Ecosystem of Kanyakumari district, India Kanyakumari is the strategic southern tip of India in the bio-hot spot of the Western Ghats, UNESCO Heritage … Continue reading

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eBook | Diversification of Livelihoods: Transforming relations within the Yanadi (a formerly asset-less coastal community) – Andhra Pradesh

The case study was prepared by Dr. Sophia J D, Principal Scientist, MSSRF, Chennai | To read the full paper, click here >> Background The growing human population all along the coastal zone is vulnerable to cyclones, storm surges and … Continue reading

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Irula tribe in an Interview with Dr. M.S. Swaminathan: Towards sustainable rehabilitation

Interview with Dr. M.S. Swaminathan Dr. M.S. Swaminathan, Chairman, National Commission on Farmers, and Chairman of the national committee set up to review the implementation of the Coastal Zone Regulation Act, spoke to Asha Krishnakmar on the various aspects of … Continue reading

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Mangroves saving Irula tribe and fishing hamlets near Pichavaram from the tsunami – Tamil Nadu

The mangroves in the Pichavaram wetland stood as a solid buffer, saving the Irula tribe and about a dozen fishing hamlets from the tsunami. Source: Towards sustainable rehabilitationVolume 22 – Issue 04, Feb. 12 – 25, 2005Frontline: India’s National Magazine from … Continue reading

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