Wednesday, 28 June 2017

Sacred groves of Kodagu: How faith is helping conserve Karnataka's protected forests

Water for the Kaveri and bees for pollinating coffee plantations, the ecosystem services of 1,214 sacred groves of Kodagu is immense. Even though Kodagu groves are protected forests under the Indian Forest Act, they also face pressures similar to the other forest patches in other parts of the country. MORE ...

The oracle at the Manil Ayyappa sacred grove.

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