A warming earth, researchers now say, will lead to a loss of clouds, allowing more solar energy to strike the planet.

Mangroves protect coastlines, treat polluted waters, provide livelihoods and resources for some of the world’s poorest people

Trees are growing more rapidly with greater volume of wood, due to climate change, but it now contains less material than just a few decades ago.

Forests act as a solution for greenhouse gas emissions and restoring forest landscapes helps enhance climate change mitigation and adaptation.

Palmyra palm tree grows extremely well on even sandy soil without much sediments. It is known to withstand dry seasons for 1 or 2 years.

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cities and climate change ...

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The planet will feel climate change's impacts over coming decades. But some cities will see more dramatic changes in temperature or rainfall than others.

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earth day 2020 & climate ...

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The theme for Earth Day 2020 is climate action. The enormous challenge on climate change have distinguished the issue as the most pressing topic ...

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indigenous people & pandemic ...

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For the Kankanaey-Igorot indigenous people of the Philippines, closing off their community to the outside world is an annual tradition known as ubaya — a time of rest ...

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pangolins smuggledCOVID-19 and Conservation practices ...

To prevent the next Coronavirus; we have to stop illegal wildlife trade and respect CITES

Pandemic disease outbreaks will become more common if countries do not end the global wildlife trade, according to experts ...
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International Year of Plant HealthThe United Nations has declared 2020 as the International Year of Plant Health (IYPH). The year is a once in a lifetime opportunity to raise global awareness on how protecting plant health can help end hunger, reduce poverty, protect the environment, and boost economic development.

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hortus

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malabaricus

 

by HENDRIK VAN RHEEDE

The Hortus Indicus Malabaricus comprises 12 volumes of about 500 pages each, with 794 copper plate engravings. The first of the 12 volumes of the book was published in 1678, and the last in 1693. It is believed to be the earliest comprehensive printed work on the flora of southern India, Asia and the tropics.

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the flora

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for southern india

 

by Col. RH BEDDOME

Col. Richard Henry Beddome was a British military officer and naturalist in India. His publications include The Flora Sylvatica for Southern India, 1869–73; Ferns of Southern India, 1873; Ferns of British India, 1876; Forester's Manual of Botany for Southern India, 1869–74; Icones Plantarum Indies Orientalis, 1874.

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the forest

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of travancore

 

by TF BOURDILLON

Thomas F Bourdillon was Conservator of Forests, appointed in June 1886, in the princely state of Travancore, India to make a thorough examination of the forests. In 1908, he authored the first book on the trees of the region The Forest Trees of Travancore. The tree species, Aglaia bourdillonii, is named after him.

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the fauna of british

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including ... Moths

 

by Sir GF HAMPSON

Sir George Francis Hampson was an English entomologist. Hampson travelled to India to become a tea-planter in the Nilgiri Hills, where he became interested in moths and butterflies. He then commenced work on The Fauna of British India, Including Ceylon and Burma: Moths (4 volumes 1892-1896).

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