The western ghats region of india is one of the most important areas for the conservation of biodiversity, it’s recognised as an unesco world heritage site and. Biodiversity in the western ghats is facing a threat from forest loss, encroachment and conversion, the international union for conservation of nature said in its report. The grey forest in the western ghats volumes are an invaluable record of 100 years of citizen conservation and science in the western ghats frontline. Western ghats also known as sahyadri (sanskrit: पश्र्चिमघट्टाः,hindi/konkani/marathi: सह्याद्री, gujarati: સહ્યાદ્રિ, kannada: ಸಹ್ಯಾದ್ರಿ ಬೆಟ್ಟ, malayalam: സഹ്യപര്വ്വതം, tamil. Conservation implications of wildlife utilization by indigenous communities in the southern western ghats of india.
Abstract the western ghats, india, present a series of challenges and opportunities for novel approaches to conservation running parallel to the coast of the indian. But the will by both government and non-governmental groups to ensure the conservation of the western ghats is high however, until more data is accumulated. (this is a continuing series of articles on western ghats this is the first part of the series) the entire range of hills from tapi to kanyakumari with a length of. Wildlife & ecosystems conservation and ecology of anuran amphibians in central western ghats amphibians are highly sensitive to changes in the environment. Cepf's investment focused only on the western ghats portion of the hotspot and had a significant aggregate impact one area in which the program was transformative. Conservation genetics of red-listed medicinal plant species in the western ghats, india.
The green phoenix: plant conservation, habitat restoration and community education in the western ghats, india only 10% of original forest still covers the western ghat mountains of. Environment minister prakash javadekar will hold a meeting tuesday to review the progress of physical demarcation of ecologically sensitive area (esa) in western. Invertebrate diversity and conservation in western ghats 3 taxa of the western ghats, in this first of a series of four papers, biogeographic. The western ghats are one of the world’s biodiversity hotspots with over 5,000 flowering plants, 139 mammals, 508 birds and 179 amphibian species.
Prioritisation of conservation areas in the western ghats, india arundhati dasa,c,, jagdish krishnaswamya,c, kamaljit s bawaa,b, mc kirana, v srinivasc,d, n samba kumarc, k ullas. A landscape approach to biodiversity conservation of sacred groves in the western ghats of india.
Conservation and development in the western ghats - free download as pdf file (pdf), text file (txt) or read online for free. Ci is a non-profit, non-commercial portal that aims to facilitate wildlife and nature conservation by providing reliable information and the tools needed to campaign. Western ghats conservation: kerala panel seeks dilution of kasturirangan report, stirs controversy. Biodiversity in the western ghats is facing a threat from deforestation, encroachment and conversion, says international union for conservation of nature at the un.
Conservation of otters in river moyar, western ghats 1,127 likes here we post important event details about otter conservation in river moyar, field. In a recent study, scientists have found that the coffee, rubber and areca agroforests in karnataka support 204 bird species including 13 bird species found exclusively in the western ghats. Western ghats a global biodiversity hotspot and one of the most irreplaceable areas for conservation, this region has a staggering plant and animal diversity overlapping with a dense human.
About the western ghats has been actively involved in the western ghats region since the early nineties through the biodiversity 'hotspots' conservation. Snake conservation in india their range extends across the western and eastern ghats the eastern ghats wildlife society has been carrying out. The kerala state biodiversity board (ksbb) has drawn up a project for protection and conservation of plant bio-diversity in the western ghats areas where mono-culture. Conservation of the periyar-agasthyamalai landscape in the southern western ghats: knowledge generation, dissemination and capacity building for key. Eastern ghats wildlife society is a not-for-profit, non-government organization based at visakhapatnam in andhra pradesh with a mission to conserve the bio-diversity of eastern ghats hill. Environment and forest ministers of gujarat, maharashtra, goa, karnataka, kerala and tamil nadu will meet here on tuesday to discuss conservation of biodiversity of the western ghats and. List of western ghats report highlights that 40% of the 39 proposed sites fall under reserved forests which do not incorporate strict conservation.Download Conservation of western ghats