threats to the western ghats

Threats to the ecosystem of the Western Ghats in India

The Western Ghats of India is facing severe threats to its ecosystem. In the period between 1920 to 1990, 40 percent of its natural vegetation was depleted. This is coupled with dangers arising from encroachments. The rise in human settlements has led to the over-exploitation of forest products through activities such as livestock grazing. The mining […]

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