Forest communities

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Shruti Chakraborty
The ubiquitous Hanuman is in the eye of a storm because of his lineage and where he belongs, thanks to a politician’s comments. While we do not intend to contest or endorse the veracity of such statements, we explore here some of the legends and lore associated with the much-loved vanardev, or…
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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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Sayantani Chatterjee
Sundarbans is the world’s largest contiguous mangrove forest created at the confluence of the deltas of Rivers Brahmaputra, Ganga and Meghna. The delta spreads across the countries of India and Bangladesh covering 80,000 km2 with 38 per cent of  the area in India and the remaining in Bangladesh. In…
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