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Eco-spirituality in the face of climate change: Learning from the Kaani tribe of Kanyakumari District – Tamil Nadu

ECO-SPIRITUALITY AND CLIMATE CHANGE WITH REFERENCE TO THE KAANI TRIBE OF KANYAKUMARI FORESTS S Davidson Sargunam, Tribal Foundation, 23, Cave Street, Nagercoil S Suja, Associate Professor, Women’s Christian College, College Road, Chennai ABSTRACT: The Kaani tribal people live in 48 … Continue reading

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Countering the destruction of Wayanad’s well-balanced ecology: Establishing home gardens in tribal hamlets – Kerala

Wayanad is quite rich in species that are important for food security, which, over the years, have fallen into disuse due to a multitude of reasons. Wayanad is also well-known for a high degree of endemism and species richness of … Continue reading

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Bee pollination improves crop quality, shelf life and commercial value: Study on market value compared with wind and self-pollination – Royal Society

By Mark Kinver Science and environment reporter, BBC News, 28 September 2010 | Read the full article >> ‘Pollination crisis’ hitting India’s vegetable farmers A decline in pollinating insects in India is resulting in reduced vegetable yields and could limit people’s access … Continue reading

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Video | “More than Honey” by Markus Imhoof: Award winning documentary about people living with and off honeybees

Posted in Bees and honey, Ecology and environment, Economy and development, Figures, census and other statistics, Globalization, Media portrayal, Quotes, Video resources - external | Comments Off on Video | “More than Honey” by Markus Imhoof: Award winning documentary about people living with and off honeybees

Interaction between different species for the plants and animals in India’s biodiversity hotspots: The need for maintaining rain forests – Western Ghats

The Hindu, September 16, 2013, S & T » Environment | Read the entire article and view the slideshow here >> The Great Hornbill is the king of the canopy in the rainforests and the Western Ghats is one of the best places … Continue reading

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