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Balancing Agriculture and Rainforest Biodiversity in India's Western Ghats


Environment  (tags: animals, animal welfare, biodiversity India, world, rainforest protection, development, controlled development, wildlife, protection, habitat, oceans, humans, politics, environment, destruction, endangered, trees, water, nature, conservation )

AWAY AWHI
- 2871 days ago - news.mongabay.com
While wildlife has survived alongside humans for centuries in the region, continuing development, population growth and intensification of agriculture are putting increased pressure on this always-precarious relationship.



   

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Lindsay K (6)
Tuesday August 9, 2011, 8:49 am
What a beautiful picture - let's hope this balance between rainforest and agriculture can be maintaines.
 

Past Member (0)
Tuesday August 9, 2011, 9:28 am
Thank you for the insight! Noted.
 

. (0)
Tuesday August 9, 2011, 10:48 am
Thanks for the article and the great pictures. Noted and signed
Toni A.
 

Rosie Lopez (73)
Tuesday August 9, 2011, 10:52 am
thanks cal!!
 

Intuitive S (40)
Tuesday August 9, 2011, 11:51 am
thank you. noted
 

Akin Adelakun (21)
Tuesday August 9, 2011, 12:36 pm
Thank you for the information.
 

Robert O (12)
Tuesday August 9, 2011, 12:50 pm
Thanks.
 

Tim C (2420)
Tuesday August 9, 2011, 3:26 pm
thanks.
 

Jo Asprec (0)
Tuesday August 9, 2011, 4:28 pm
It is always difficult to balance wildlife and human intervention. But I fear, eventually the wildlife will be lost. Very Sad!
 

Past Member (0)
Tuesday August 9, 2011, 10:02 pm
Photos are so telling. Wish awareness would increase for every human being so that we can start to reverse the animal deaths, encroachment, contamination and allow Nature to take over again, Her ways are best.
 

Mary Marchetti (4)
Tuesday August 9, 2011, 10:07 pm
Thank you.
 

Marianna Molnar (9)
Tuesday August 9, 2011, 10:41 pm
poor leopard.
 

Asiatic Lion (49)
Wednesday August 10, 2011, 12:53 am
if we could do something about the population in my country...we might have a chance
 

Lynn Squance (235)
Wednesday August 10, 2011, 1:18 am
What a great article and fabulous pictures. I hope that the balance between man and biodiverse nature can be maintained, or it changes in favour of nature. With so many species only found in this one small area of our planet, it is important that it be preserved.
 

Past Member (0)
Wednesday August 10, 2011, 4:51 am
Thank you, Cal. saved the article.
 

Sonny Honrado (5)
Wednesday March 21, 2012, 10:14 pm
Thanks for the efforts.
 
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