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Gopakumar S.
Sacred groves, traditionally known as ‘Kavu’, are seen in many homes in Kerala. These are clusters of trees that are grown together on an area of land. Ponds and small water bodies may be associated with these groves.
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Rashmi Dutta Dey
  Introduction   Sundarbans is a part of the largest delta in the world which is formed by the rivers Ganga, Brahmaputra and Meghna. The region is a swamp adjacent to both the plains and the sea and is intersected by several river tributaries, creeks and canals. Although the topography makes the…
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  The Sundarbans archipelago in the Bay of Bengal is the most extensive contiguous mangrove forest on earth. It lies on the world's largest delta, formed by the rivers Ganga, Brahmaputra and Meghna, with several hundred islands spreading across 9,630 sq km in India and 16,370 sq km in Bangladesh.…
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Shristi Goswami
Manas National Park is situated in the state of Assam which is in the northeast of India. It lies at the foothills of the Himalayas and the region is one of the main biodiversity hotspots of India. Manas was initially a reserved forest but the Forest Policy Act of 1952 held the poor responsible for…
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Ekta Khurana & Neetu Tiwari
Biodiversity—the diversity among living organisms—plays an essential role in ensuring the survival of life on earth. As far as cities are concerned, ecosystems provide three main kinds of service: firstly, the provisioning of food, fibre and fuels; secondly, purification and detoxification of water…
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The Yamuna Biodiversity Park is situated near Wazirabad village on the flat alluvial plains of the Yamuna. The Park is a site of biologically rich wetlands, grassland communities, a wide variety of fruit-yielding species, and an abundance of medicinal herbs.
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