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Environment, forest ecology, and man in the western ghats

the case of Mahabaleshwar Plateau

by Kamal Ramprit Dikshit

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Published by Rawat Publications in Jaipur .
Written in English

    Places:
  • India,
  • Mahābaleshwar Region.,
  • Mahābalesjwar Region.
    • Subjects:
    • Forest ecology -- India -- Mahābaleshwar Region.,
    • Physical geography -- India -- Mahābalesjwar Region.,
    • Nature -- Effect of human beings on -- India -- Mahābaleshwar Region.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementK.R. Dikshit.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQK358 .D55 1991
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 213 p. :
      Number of Pages213
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1369712M
      ISBN 108170331374
      LC Control Number92900694

        The proposed project has already raised fears of massive damage to environment and biodiversity in the ecologically fragile Western Ghats. About 80 per cent of the proposed kilometre railway project cuts through the core forest lands, according to the site inspection report presented to the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change. Read more about Kerala floods signalled ecological devastation of Western Ghats: Book on Business Standard. The floods that devastated large parts of Kerala in were not an isolated, freak phenomenon; rather they signalled something graver - the ecological devastation of the Western Ghats, says a new a UNESCO World Heritage Site in

      Western Ghats through aggregated weightage metric score as ESR () based on attributes (biological, Geo climatic, Social, etc.). There are villages in .   In the last six decades, the forest cover in the Western Ghats has been severely degraded due to human activity and rapid urbanisation - an appalling 35 per cent of the original forests in Western.

        Moreover, the WGEEP’s mandate explicitly asked it to recommend the modalities for the establishment of a Western Ghats Ecology Authority under the Environment (Protection) Act, This was to be a professional body to manage the ecology of the region and to ensure its sustainable development with the support of all the states concerned.   Biodiversity hotspot In the Western Ghats, lakh trees will be axed to make way for upcoming rail line The line, connecting Hubballi and Ankola, poses a risk to 2, endemic species.


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Environment, forest ecology, and man in the western ghats: the case of Mahabaleshwar Plateau. [K R Dikshit] Print book: EnglishView all editions and formats: Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first. forest ecology, and man in the western ghats. Bengaluru: A first-of-its-kind study, assessing the effectiveness of forest restoration in the Western Ghats, shows significant recovery of tree cover and plant biodiversity.

Controlled active restoration, performed by planting native species and eliminating weeds, can also aid carbon sequestration, the study has found. Made significant additions to the known flora and fauna of the Western Ghats region.

Undertook the first ever comprehensive Conservation Planning exercise for the entire Western Ghats biodiversity hotspot. Demonstrated the possibility of sustainable forest use by Non Timber Forest Species-harvesting communities with minimal ecosystem-wide impact. ecology and conse rvation aspects of sacred kan forests in central Western Ghats.

This This study was carried out in Kathalekan a kan protected by the peasant community in t he past. Forests in Central India were more isolated – greater inter-patch distance and perforation – than those in the Western Ghats.

“Less isolation in the Western Ghats implies that connectivity. MYSURU: In a big boost to the efforts to preserve the thick green forests of the Western Ghats of the state, which is considered a part of one of the 34 biodiversity hotspots in the world, the. The entire Western Ghats constitutes only 5% of India’s geographical area.

Of that, only 2% is deemed ecologically sensitive. One virus has closed down the entire world; now they should learn. Red flags over forest stretch, power line from Raipur to Goa on pause; Red flags over forest stretch, power line from Raipur to Goa on pause Rs 1,crore power transmission network for supply from Chhattisgarh to Goa, a kV line crossing the Western Ghats.

is a platform for academics to share research papers. Title: Biodiversity Of Western Ghats: Inventorying, Monitoring and Conserving the Biodiversity of the Western Ghats through Local People and Colleges a Case Study.

Author: Menon, Parvati Publisher: Centre for Ecological Sciences (). Title: Environment, Forest Ecology and Man in the Western Ghats: The Case of Mahabaleshwar Plateau. A draft notification was issued in October mentioning the areas to be notified in the ESA. (Source: Wikipedia) States surrounding the Western Ghats have pushed for the quick declaration of the region as an Ecologically Sensitive Area, in an interaction with Union Minister for Environment, Forests and Climate Change Prakash Javadekar.

Over citizens, conservationists, academicians are among those who have sent a letter to Union Minister for Environment, Forests and Climate Change on the eve of World Environment.

The Ecosystem Research Scheme (ERS) is an interdisciplinary programme which emphasizes the ecological approach to the study of inter-relationships between man and the environment and seeks to generate scientific knowledge needed to manage natural resources wisely.

III. Eastern and Western Ghats Research Program (E&WGRP). The Western Ghats Biodiversity Hotspot has already l square kilometres (km), or up to 40% of its forest cover, in the last years, according to scientists. It may highlight before the viewers SHOLA FOREST - THEIR SIGNIFICANCE, THREATS AND MEASURES TAKEN SO FAR The various important topics covered in this video are: 1.

Shola Forests in Western Ghats 2. The Western Ghats, also known as Sahyadri (Benevolent Mountains), are a mountain range that covers an area ofsquare kilometres (54, sq mi) in a stretch of 1, kilometres ( mi) parallel to the western coast of the Indian peninsula, traversing the states of Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Goa, Maharashtra and Gujarat.

It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and is one. Gokhale, Y. () Reviving traditional forest management in Western Ghats: study in Karnataka. Economic and Political Weekly July – Greene, S.E. () Sacred sites and the Colonial Encounter: a History of Meaning and Memory in Ghana. The Dodamarg-Sawantwadi forest belt is in Sindhudurg district in southern Maharashtra.

This falls in the Western Ghats. In a draft notification released on October 3,the Union Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change decla sq km of the Western Ghats as an Ecologically Sensitive Area (ESA). A way out could be to create the regulatory framework that was proposed by the Gadgil panel, in the form of an apex Western Ghats Ecology Authority and the State-level units, under the Environment (Protection) Act, and to adopt the zoning system that it proposed.

A surge of a million butterflies happens annually in the Western Ghats, as they migrate just before the onset of the Southwest Monsoon.

“They move towards the plains and the Eastern Ghats to.The wet evergreen forest of Nelliampathy in the Western Ghats of Kerala in India is a mixed forest with a high species diversity and basal cover.

In this relatively undisturbed ecosystem, canopy gaps are largely formed through single tree fall, but gaps through branch fall, crown fall, standing dead trees or multiple tree fall also occur. After that, I had felt the need to write a book, looking at the ecological devastation in the entire Western Ghats region.

A year later, inMadhav Gadgil's Western Ghats Ecology Expert Panel (WGEEP) report was submitted to the Ministry of Environment and Forest, even as mining continued unabated in Goa.