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eBook | Indigenous food, culture and identity of the Western Ghats: “Practitioners Conclave” at Mahabaleshwar – Maharashtra

The Western Ghats of India, which have been recently accorded the status of World Heritage Site by UNESCO, is one of the recognized  global biodiversity hotspots. This heritage site continues to capture the imagination of the world with its endemic … Continue reading

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UNESCO World Heritage tag and the need for maintaining a “plant corridor” to save the original species and vegetation of Western Ghats from destruction

Two senior biological scientists said on Friday that people of the State should support Unesco’s World Heritage Site tag to the Western Ghats to save the ghats from further destruction. In a chat with The Hindu at Pilikula Nisargadhama here, M. Sanjappa, … Continue reading

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Save Western Ghats Group (AERF) – Maharashtra

Applied Environmental Research Foundation (AERF)C-10, Natya Chitra Co-op Hsg. Soc. (Kalagram)Bhusari Colony, Kothrud,Pune – 411052 Maharashtra, INDIAwww.savethewesternghats.org Applied Environmental Research Foundation (AERF) Since 2009 a group of experienced activists and practitioners came together to revive the Save Western Ghats Movement … Continue reading

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India’s tribal cultural heritage – Arunachal Pradesh

Arunachal Pradesh, recognized as one of the hotspots of biodiversity is home to a range of economically important plants. Some of these plant species have found use in the preparation of natural dyes. Natural dyes are colourants having several applications … Continue reading

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