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Protect Our Biodiversity, Protect Our Culture

May 22 is observed as International Day for Biodiversity but as each year passes and another Biodiversity day is celebrated, more plants, animals and aquatic life continue to disappear for good from the face of the earth. It is true that new animal species have been recently discovered in the state, but some plants, animal …

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Learning from the past: A new protocol for agricultural education and research in India

Agriculture in our country today is in a profound crisis. Wherever we look we see the evidence of this: static or falling crop yields, crop failures due to too little or too much rainfall, rampant diseases and pests and wild animal attacks, loss of crop and domestic animal biodiversity, soil erosion, deforestation, falling water tables, …

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Deforestation in Western Ghats leading Bats towards extinction, Coffee Plantation Comes to Rescue

A new survey has put bats at the risk of extinction due to deforestation, especially in the Western Ghats of India but there is a glimmer of hope for the species in the upcoming coffee plantation. Besides deforestation, rampant consumption of natural resources too has pushed many species into extinction and tigers, some rare species …

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