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The Todas: A photo tour

The Todas:  A photo tour

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The Sigur Ghats overlooking Moyyar river: a photo tour

The Sigur Ghats overlooking Moyyar river: a photo tour

Some photos from a recent trip to the Sigur ghats overlooking the Moyyar river.  The journey started in Coonoor and we had to abandon our 4×4 jeep somewhere in the Ebbannad forest when the terrain became very steep and rocky.  A 2 hours […]

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Ebbanad Forest & Sigur Ghats: An ecological trek

Ebbanad Forest & Sigur Ghats:  An ecological trek

One Earth Foundation organized a challenging and exciting trek in the Ebbanad forest and Sigur ghats region of Nilgiris for visiting students from Bangalore.  The native land cover of Upper Nilgiris was Shola forests and grasslands.   Over the past 150 years, […]

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Ecology & Culture of Nilgiris: A field Excursion

Ecology & Culture of Nilgiris: A field Excursion

medical bills loansPayday Loans In Bellflower Ca One Earth Foundation recently conducted a 5 days field excursion for senior students from a leading school in Chennai.  40 enthusiastic students were accompanied by 4 dedicated teachers.  This was an exploratory trip to understand […]

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Congratulations!!!: Finally – World Heritage tag for Western Ghats

Congratulations!!!: Finally – World Heritage tag for Western Ghats

While NGO’s environmentalists, Govt. Agencies and the general population of many regions around the world celebrated receiving the coveted World Heritage tag for cultural and ecological sites in their countries, it was received with very mixed response in India. The Western Ghats was declared a World […]

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Our last remaining rain forests (Sholas)

Our last remaining rain forests (Sholas)

  Our last remaining sholas (tropical rain forests) and surrounding grasslands are under attack and rapidly disappearing.  Scientists M. P. Nayar and A. R. K. Sastry (Red Data Book of Indian Plants) and K. M. Mathew and K. T. Mathew of the […]

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