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Jabalpur’s “Lac Insect Museum” and a book on lac cultivation as an “eco-friendly option for tribal areas” – Madhya Pradesh & Assam

Annual Report 2018-19 published by the ICAR-Indian Institute of Natural Resins and Gums, Namkum, Ranchi – 834 010 (Jharkhand)ISSN : 0974-2999 ICAR-Indian Institute of Agricultural Biotechnology, RanchiIndian Institute of Natural Resins and Gums (IINRG) (formerly Indian Lac Research Institute (ILRI)) … Continue reading

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Wildlife and changing lifestyles in the “biodiversity hotspots” of the Nilgiri hills (Western Ghats) – Tamil Nadu and Kerala

Tarsh Thekaekara,  New Delhi, Sun Jul 15 2012 I grew up in a small town on the border of Tamil Nadu and Kerala, cradled in the Nilgiri hills. I now work as a conservationist in the same area. Gudalur sits … Continue reading

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Indigenous knowledge for sustainable development and food security: United Nations recognition of “Globally Important Agriculture Heritage Systems” practiced by tribal communities – Odisha

Indigenous knowledge and farming practices of the region’s tribal people recognised for promoting food security and conserving biodiversity Traditional farming systems in India have received a major boost at a time when Indian agriculture is struggling to come to terms … Continue reading

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The changing character of sacred groves (kaavu): Tiny oases rich in floral and faunal biodiversity converted due to urbanization – Tamil Nadu & Kerala

Many small towns across India also have sacred groves. The kaavus of Kerala are managed by the government, temple trusts, local community, or even privately. In Thrissur, there are as many as 970 such kaavus in the district, of which … 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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