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Study highlights need to avoid landscape changes near forest areas

In the new study, the researchers assessed how land use changes such as plantation, livestock foraging and human settlement and habitat fragmentation could impact the diversity of gastro-intestinal parasites in wild mammalian host species..................

Wind turbines are impacting ecology in Western Ghats

A new study done in the Western Ghats has found that wind farms in biodiversity-rich areas can have deeper ecological consequences beyond already known impacts...……………...

Western Ghats biodiversity is a significant source of moisture for monsoon

The new study points out that the evapotranspiration from the vegetation over the Western Ghats accounts for one quarter of the rainfall over peninsular India.............

Rare plant species rediscovered in Western Ghats

Called Ceropegia Omissa H.Huber, the species was last seen in 1916..........

Biodiversity & afforestation initiatives in the Western Ghats of India

Over the past 40 years, Tata Power has planted saplings of fast growing tree species, native to the Western Ghats on hill slopes of the lake catchments.....

Series of workshops by DBT on access to biological resources

Being held across India, these awareness workshops aim to bring a better clarity on the issues pertaining...