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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

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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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Slideshow | Organic cultivation of banana varieties with medicinal properties by Kani community – Tamil Nadu

Varieties seen in the slideshow Red banana: medicinal properties to heal stomach ulcer, cools the physique, rich in Vitamin C Nenthran: used for banana chips due to its hard composition Rasa-kathali: a sweet tasting variety, about the size of the … Continue reading

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Tip | Environmentalist Foundation of India (EFI): Spreading the awareness and volunteer for various projects that aim at conservation

EFI is now involved in the setting up of Biodiversity parks in schools where revival of life across the taxonomy is underway. From flora to fauna these parks will house rare herbs, insects, birds and reptiles living in harmony and … Continue reading

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