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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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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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Video | Creating a forest single handedly, now home to Bengal tigers, rhinoceros, deer and many varieties of birds: Molai Forest – Assam

To read the full report, click here >> Almost three decades ago, a teenager, after noticing the deaths of a large number of reptiles due to a lack of a tree cover, started planting Bamboo in an area that had … Continue reading

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International Day for Biological Diversity 2013: Tribal school programme in Kanyakumari district – Tamil Nadu

The Hindu, NAGERCOIL, May 23, 2013 The International Day for Biological Diversity was observed at Tholady [Kaani] tribal settlement in the Western Ghats of Kanyakumari district on Wednesday. The United Nations has declared May 22 as the International Day for Biological … Continue reading

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