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Latest News on Western Ghats
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Sep 13, 2019
India needs to stop deforesting its mountains if it wants to start fighting floodsThey are an annual nightmare in many parts, areas that were not considered a risk, are flood-prone,
Sep 11, 2019
Adivasis and the Indian State: Coffee plantations and reserved forests in Karnataka have stripped Jenu Kurubas of land, forest rightsJenu Kurubas were listed as a primitive tribe by the state government. Now, they are listed as a Particularly Vulnerable Tribal Group (PVTG).
Aug 29, 2019
It is the ice from the western ghats that keep the shola grasslands intactEcologists have debated why extremely different habitats, grasslands and forests, co-exist in same climatic conditions.
Aug 27, 2019
Is climate change the only reason for flooding taking place in the Western GhatsThe Western Ghats, older than the Himalayas, stabilised after going through many climatic variations since its formation.
Aug 02, 2019
Voice of a Sentient Highland book review: Godwin Vasanth Bosco provides a much-needed voice for the NilgirisBook review: Voice of a Sentient Highland by Godwin Vasanth Bosco is a comprehensive treatise on the plant ecology of the Nilgiris that also delineates the myriad ecological issues in the Nilgiris and highlights the resilience the ecosystem shows.
May 06, 2019
Anticancer mushrooms: MU Professor wins patent for anticancer compound from fungiThe mushroom grows natively in Kolli Hills in the Eastern Ghats & Kanyakumari forests in the Western Ghats.
Nov 25, 2018
Report on Kerala floods recommends disallowing high-rises on steep slopes of Western Ghats, highlights lapsesThe report on the Kerala floods says the present development plan, with scant regard to the fragility of the environment, needs restructuring to withstand the frequent onslaught of disasters, especially in the light of climate change.
Sep 29, 2018
In flood-affected Sabarimala, SC verdict on women's entry adds to rebuilding woes, risk of stampedeWhile the infrastructure damaged during floods in Sabarimala are not expected to be revived before the commencement of the annual pilgrimage season, SC verdict has left the government with the daunting task of creating additional facilities for women within 50 days
Aug 25, 2018
Kerala, After The Flood: 2018 deluge less intense than 1924; illegal quarrying, deforestation worsened situationKerala's once-in-a-lifetime rainfall was 2,378 mm over 88 days, four times more than normal – but 30 percent less and spread over 61 days more than the deluge of 1924
Aug 24, 2018
Kerala floods and their far-reaching impact: Nature offers small reminders when its limits are crossed by manWhile it's true that Kerala has received unprecedented rainfall this year causing water levels to rise abnormally and dams to overflow, many are blaming the floods on man-made mistakes which have destroyed the ecological balance.