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Coffee plantations support diversity of bird species in Wester...

IANS Kolkata In ONE of the largest field-based assessments of bird species, researchers found that coffee, rubber and areca agroforests in India's Western Ghats support at least 204 bird species. The study, conducted outside protected areas in ... Qatar Tribune, 15 hours ago
Times of India

Kankavli mine owners seek conditional nod from NGT to resume operations

PUNE: The delay in finalization of draft notification for the ecologically sensitive area in the Western Ghats has prompted 20 mine owners from Kankavli in Sindhudurg district to move the National Green Tribunal (NGT) bench for remedy. The ...
 Times of India1 week ago Weekend Getaways: Explore the bio-diversity of the Western Ghats or visit the oldest temple town  Economic Times1 month ago Centre to begin fresh consultations with states on Western Ghats  DNA India1 month ago Western Ghats eco zone plan in trouble  Times of India1 month ago

Youth falls from peak, dies

A 21-year-old youth has fallen to death from Illickal Kallu, a major tourism destination on the Western Ghats. According to the police, Jeevan Jayanth and five of his friends had come to Illickal Kallu in Moonnilavu near Eerattupetta, from Thiruvananthapuram.
 The Hindu6 days ago

Stray bear creates a flutter

A bear that strayed into a coconut grove near Zamin Singampatti close to the Western Ghats on Thursday created a flutter as it was sitting atop a tree for more than two hours. When farmer Sattanathan visited the farm in the morning, he saw the animal and ...
 The Hindu3 weeks ago
The Hindu

Red and yellow butterfly becomes state butterfly

Bengaluru: Fluttering with distinctive red and yellow stripes amongst the verdant green of the Western Ghats, the Southern Bird Wing butterfly was in-principle approved to become the state butterfly. The proposal for the state butterfly make Karnataka the ...
 The Hindu3 weeks ago
Times of India

Can't ban quarrying in Western Ghats without state govt introducing prohibition, says high court

KOCHI: As there is no prohibition for existing quarrying projects in ecologically sensitive areas (ESAs), they can continue for five years from the date of ESA notification, the Kerala high court has held. The Kerala government has not brought in ...
 Times of India3 weeks ago
Times of India

Kani tribe of Western Ghats uses 'indigenous local knowledge' to co-exist with nature

MADURAI: The dwindling population of predators such as tigers, leopards, hyenas and wild dogs has made a negative impact on the ecology of the Western Ghats, C Appu Kani a senior leader of Cherukadathu-Kani clan says. "It has resulted in an increase ...
 Times of India3 weeks ago
The Hindu

Lilac splendour on the hills

: While Rajamala at Munnar in the Western Ghats awaits another blossoming of Neelakurinji ( Strobilanthes kunthiana) in 2018, the hills of Parunthumpara and Kalyanathandu are in splendour with the purple-blue colour of Neelakurinji. Neelakurinji blooms once ...
 The Hindu1 month ago

Engagements for Mysuru

Inauguration of two-day workshop on micro-hydro power generation in the Western Ghats, college premises, Manandavadi Road, 10 a.m. CAVA:Inauguration of Kunchakavya Samskruthika Samithi, German Press premises, Siddarth Nagar, 11 a.m. Ganabharathi:V.N. Murthy ...
 The Hindu1 month ago
Deccan Chronicle

Long-Term report after 2,500km: TVS Victor

It was a hot and sunny weekend in the Western Ghats when we decided to trek up the Kalsubai peak, Maharashtra's highest peak which stands at a height of 5,400 feet above mean sea level. Located at a distance of 200 kilometres from Mumbai, I decided ...
 Deccan Chronicle1 month ago
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