However, the report of the western ghats ecology expert panel (wgeep), popularly known as the madhav gadgil report, and that of the high level working group (hlwg) but milk processing, meat processing, extraction of vegetable oil and hospitals also come in this category and the moef is unwilling to save them. The post-independence era has seen the adoption of the western model of development it has also seen a steady destruction of biodiversity in the western ghats, for instance through the construction of large dams and the expansion of industry and transport networks before the movement to save the silent valley in the. The western ghats are a globally recognized repository of biological diversity for our planet we know very little about most species found here, particularly the ecologically sensitive and spectacularly beautiful 179 amphibians astonishingly, 87% of all western ghats frogs are endemic and found nowhere. The 1600-km-long western ghats range runs along the country's western coast spanning six states | conserve nature: measures that can save western ghats ecosystem. (v) western ghats (vi) deccan peninsula (vii) north eastern zone (viii) coastal lands (ix) himalayas (x) islands india is one of the twelve mega diversity nations of the world due to the following reasons: (i) it has 73% of the global fauna and 1088% of global flora as per the data collected by ministry of environment and. The western ghats ecology expert panel reporting to the ministry of environment and forests (moef) has made several salutary recommendations for the long- term conservation of this global biodiversity hotspot renowned for their flora and fauna, along with the eastern himalayas, these mountains and.
The western ghats forests, rivers, and grasslands contain an extraordinary diversity of species, including rare and threatened species and endemics found nowhere else in the world these species survive in landscapes that are a mix of protected and human-use areas understanding plant and animal ecology, human. From the hindu: straddling six states, the 1600-odd kilometre-long western ghats is home to an astonishing diversity of life and supports innumerable communities and cultures this year marks the 30th anniversary of the remarkable 100-day 'save western ghats march', a landmark event in indian. Endangered animal species of india - find the here the endangered and vulnerable animal species, reasons for endangerment, ways to save endangered animals and steps the western ghats, the eastern himalayas and indo– burma are the three biodiversity hotspots out of total 34 in the whole world.
Western ghats also known as sahyadri (benevolent mountains) is a mountain range that runs parallel to the western coast of the indian peninsula, located entirely in india it is a unesco world heritage site and is one of the eight hottest hot-spots of biological diversity in the world it is sometimes called the great. 1) discuss why india's western ghats is considered as one of the world's biodiversity hotspots, the threats it is facing and recent measures taken to protect this biodiversity by insights august 7 you can also mention the lack of political will to save the environment as one of the issues also can give. This entry was posted in birds, ecology, forests, northeast india, rainforest, western ghats and tagged dampa, essay, flowerpecker, forests, mistletoe meanwhile, the moef has been silent on other pressing needs: releasing the long overdue india state of forest report 2013, acting to save critically.
Western ghats 1 project made by :- high level working group (hlwg) 2 western ghats is a magnificent mountain range next only to himalayas and is a biological treasure trove with a high degree of endemism (11% to 78%) and scenic beauty this unique eco-system has been threatened by. The western ghats in india cover six states and have an incredible diversity of species as also some of the finest examples of moist deciduous and tropical forests preventing the ecological degradation due to construction and other activities is now the main concern of the environmentalists. Rainforest of india's western ghats all photos by kalyan varma the rainforests of western ghats are home to some of the most wonderful creatures which are found only in these forests and no where else on the earth the lion-tailed macaque macaca silenus is the symbol of this endemic diversity of this. In the last 30 years, tata power has planted in excess of 18 million saplings in the catchment areas around the walwhan dam and its hydroelectric facilities in the mulshi and maval regions of india's western ghats, an environmental hotspot this initiative has helped rejuvenate the springs in the region and also conserve.
It could become a model for the entire country though the western ghats have shrunk by 25% over the past two decades, the environment ministry isn't protecting this unique ecosystem here's why you should care. A few years ago, this time with my friend and colleague randall honold, i travelled to a remote ecological reserve at the confluence of the western and eastern ghats in south india we were there primarily to look at wildlife, for these mountain ranges are exceptionally rich in species, many of which are. Save himalaya save subcontinent thereafter drew her attention through an essay titled something wrong in the himalaya himalayas and the western ghats are two reservoirs of biodiversity in the subcontinent pushing these into the critical category of biodiversity hot spot since decades, by mindless.