A report on conservation of endangered medicinal plants by ankur conservation and promotion of endangered medicinal plant species from western ghats of india. Conservation keywords: biodiversity, india vegetation ranges from the wet evergreen forest of the western ghats and the north-eastern hills to the. That included looking for the wild places, wildlife, and grand vistas in the western ghats by jeep and on foot because dr johnsingh lives to walk this book is the chronicle of his quest as he travelled north and south in the ghats seeking to identify where forest connections and other conservation interventions can be implemented to increase. Bengaluru: reptile species in the western and eastern ghats and south india in general are under threat of extinction, a report says the study, status and distribution of reptiless in the western ghats, india - conservation assessment and management plan, by c srinivasulu, b srinivasulu and s molur. Why is there a need for forest policy forests and trees constitute nearly one fourth of the geographic area of the country protection of this vast and valuable resource, improving and increasing the forest and tree cover requires adequate investment keeping in view the pressures on these forests, and the ecosystem services that they provide.
Working together with the centre for wildlife studies and the wildlife conservation society-india to re-integrate isolated forest parcels throughout the ghats will be an enormous gain for conservation a bevy of biodiversity overall, the western ghats of india is one of the hottest of the biodiversity hotspots. The western ghats ecology expert panel, headed by ecologist madhav gadgil, was a committee appointed by the union ministry of environment and forests to assess the biodiversity and environmental issues of the western ghats. The meeting to be attended by environment minister prakash javadekar will review the progress of physical demarcation of ecologically sensitive area in western ghats.
Edit text: conservation international was a pioneer in defining and promoting the concept of hotspots in 1989, just one year after scientist norman myers wrote the paper that introduced the hotspots concept, ci adopted the idea of protecting these incredible places as the guiding principle of our investments. Freshwater biodiversity assessments in the western ghats western ghats: the aim of this project was to better inform conservation and development activities in. The western ghats is a biodiversity hotspot, supporting many endemic and threatened species, a region where many streams and rivers originate the mountains are known for the wide variety of flora, including many medicinal herbs.
The southern western ghats is an important ecological subunit of the western ghats biodiversity hotspot dominated by moist forests, including tropical wet evergreen forests, it has higher levels of biodiversity and endemism than the rest of the western ghats. Custodians traditional conservation practices such a sacred forests are an important component of the landscape in three districts of the north western ghats.
Saving the keystone tree species of western ghats the centre has now around 25 partners in the ret tree conservation campaign and a total of 60,000 plant. Survey and conservation of indigenous fruits of western ghats 610 phenology and propagation methods, flowering and fruiting time , fruit utility and consumption and taste. A landscape approach to biodiversity conservation of sacred groves in the western ghats of india conservation biology volume 19 issue 6 (december 2005) pages 1853 - 1862 shonil a bhagwat, cheppudira g kushalappa, paul h williams, and nick d brown abstract: although sacred. Conservation of the periyar-agasthyamalai landscape in the southern western ghats: knowledge generation, dissemination and capacity building for key.
Conservation agreements: a win-win in the western as an important bird area in the northern western ghats of ©2015 conservation leadership programme (clp.
Western ghats: biodiversity people conservation [r j ranjit daniels jayshree vencatesan] on amazoncom free shipping on qualifying offers western ghats-biodiversity, people, conservation covers a wide range of topics including the geological history. Forest conservation in the northern western ghats, india revival of traditional forest conservation practice from the northern western ghats of india the western ghats is a region of high biological diversity which is complimented by diverse. Springerlink search home of about 40 medicinally important rare and threatened plants of western ghats in situ conservation alone would not be effective in.
A non-profit organization dedicated to the conservation of biodiversity of eastern ghats the eastern ghats is far older than the western eastern ghats. This blog has been created to publish some of the key chapters from my book the western ghats published in 2005. Describing the need to preserve western ghats the western ghatsregion spreads over an area of 1,64,280 conservation of western ghats • around 9 percent.