monsoon clouds

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

tree hole

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.

sirumalai hills

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

Palmyrah trees

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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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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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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International Year of Fruits and VegetablesThe Director-General of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, launched the International Year of Fruits and Vegetables on the 15th of December 2020, with an appeal to improve healthy and sustainable food production through innovation and technology and to reduce food loss and waste.






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


for southern india



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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plants of the


of coromandel



William Roxburgh was a Scottish surgeon and botanist who worked extensively in India, describing species and working on economic botany. He is known as the founding father of Indian botany. In 1795 Plants of the coast of Coromandel was published in 3 volumes. He was elected a Fellow of the Linnean Society.

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the fauna of british


including ... Moths



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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