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Biodiversity in the eastern Himalayas

Nakul Chettri

Biodiversity in the eastern Himalayas

status, trends, and vulnerability to climate change

by Nakul Chettri

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Published by International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development in Kathmandu .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Climatic changes,
  • Mountain biodiversity conservation

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[Nakul Chettri ... et al.].
    SeriesClimate change impact and vulnerability in the eastern Himalayas -- technical report 2
    ContributionsInternational Centre for Integrated Mountain Development, John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQH77 .H+ (Himalaya Mountains Region)
    The Physical Object
    Pagination23 p. :
    Number of Pages23
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25043565M
    ISBN 109789291151479, 9789291151486
    LC Control Number2010319004

    Wildlife & Biodiversity 'We could discover new bird species in the eastern Himalayas' Trevor Price has been studying birds in India since , investigating breeding biology and bird distributions, especially in the Himalayas. He is a leading expert in bird speciation—the formation of new bird species in . The eastern Himalayas and the Western Ghats are the richest in biodiversity in India. However, our plants and animals are under threat too. According to the Botanical Survey of India, which has prepared three volumes of a book on endangered plants, of our plant species are under threat.

    The 'geodiversity index map' of flora of Sikkim in the eastern Himalayas would also enable resource managers and conservationists to assess the number. geodiversity. mapping. Sikkim. Himalayas.   Biodiversity Hotspots of the World These hotspots regions support a rich biodiversity because of geologic formations and endemic flora and fauna .

    One of the main reasons cited for inadequate representation of biodiversity is a lack of readily available information on the status and distribution of inland water response to this need for information, the IUCN Species Programme, in collaboration with Zoo Outreach Organisation (ZOO) conducted the Eastern Himalaya Freshwater Biodiversity Assessment, a review of the global. It is endemic to the eastern Himalayas, apart from a disjunct population on Fan-Si-Pan in northern Vietnam, and is found in broadleaf evergreen forest between 1, and 3, m. It was historically reported to be locally common (15), but the only recent records appear to be of small numbers in eastern Bhutan1, (D. Bishop, in litt.,


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Biodiversity in the Eastern Himalayas: Status, Trends and Vulnerability to Climate Change Book January with 1, Reads How we measure 'reads'.

Bhutan is a small, landlocked country with an area of 38, km 2 situated on the southern slope of the Eastern Himalayas. Straddling the two major Indo-Malayan and Palearctic biogeographic realms, Bhutan is part of the Eastern Himalayan biodiversity hotspot and contains 23 Important Bird Areas (IBA), 8 ecoregions, a number of Important Plant.

Biodiversity in the Himalayas - Trends, Perception and Impacts of Climate Change Biodiversity in the Eastern Himalayas: The book comprises of various reports on studies conducted as a part.

The importance and novelty of this book lies in weaving together perspectives on the region’s land, water, biodiversity and peoples into an extraordinarily rich Biodiversity in the eastern Himalayas book diverse tapestry of words and images.

The book portrays the Eastern Himalayas as a melting pot of ancient cultures, languages, and religions.

The Indian Himalayas, which constitute about 12% of the country’s landmass, is home to about % of its fauna, says a new publication from the Zoological Survey of India (ZSI). The Eastern Himalayan broadleaf forests is a temperate broadleaf forest ecoregion found in the middle elevations of the eastern Himalayas, including parts of Nepal, India, and Bhutan.

These forests have an outstanding richness of wildlife. Setting. This ecoregion covers an area of 83, km 2 (32, sq mi Biome: Temperate broadleaf and mixed forests.

About the region: The Eastern Himalayas is the region encompassing Bhutan, northeastern India, and southern, central, and eastern Nepal. The region is geologically young and shows high altitudinal variation. Together, the Himalayan mountain system is the world's highest, and home to the world's highest peaks, which include Mount Everest and comprehend the enormous scale of this.

EASTERN HIMALAYA The IUCN Red List of Threatened SpeciesTM The STaTuS and diSTribuTion of freShwaTer biodiverSiTy in The eaSTern himalaya D.J.

Allen, S. Molur and B.A. Daniel (Compilers) The S T a T u S and d i ST ribu T ion of f re S hwa T er b iodiver S i T y in T he e a ST ern h imalaya inTernaTional union for ConServaTion of naTure WORLD. A preliminary investigation in the Subansiri area of the eastern Himalaya recorded high plant endemism.

As a regular exercise of field sampling of various forest types to map the biorich areas, the number of species observed was evaluated to analyze their endemic status in one of the important hotspot regions of the world. The total number of individuals, species, genera and families observed Cited by:   Kamal Bawa's journey to understand and protect the biodiversity of the towering Himalayas began half a century ago, when he was young and.

This lies in the Phrumsengla National Park (formerly Thrumshingla National Park), which has a rich biodiversity that covers all ecotypes of Bhutan and the largest and richest temperate forests in the Eastern Himalayas.

The book on the “Protected Areas and Biodiversity of Bhutan” by Lhendup Tharchen provides concise information on the Bhutan. The breadth of natural biodiversity in the Eastern Himalayas is complemented by a rich mosaic of cultures, traditions and people. Buddhists, Hindus, Christians and animists have lived closely with nature for centuries and have created a culture of conservation.

The book aims at capturing the biodiversity and culture of the eastern Himalayan region by documenting behaviors and rarely photographed species.

It is a sequel to Sahyadris, India’s Western Ghats. Much as the photographs portray the glory of the Himalayas, this stands in stark contrast to the devastation wrought on the great mountains that.

A distinguished professor of biology at the University of Massachusetts, Boston, Kamal Bawa (right) has teamed up with photographer Sandesh Kadur to create an account of biodiversity in the Himalayas, including the region through which Bawa traveled so long ago.

The result is a book, “Himalayas: Mountains of Life,” released in April. Eastern Himalayas, which was originally part of the Indo-Burma Biodiversity Hotspot and included Bhutan, north-eastern India and southern, central and eastern Nepal.

Ina hotspot reappraisal classified the region as part of two hotspots: Indo. The Eastern Himalaya—land of Gods, of ancient mountain kingdoms, of icy peaks and alpine meadows—is like no other place on Earth. The life and landscapes of the region are as diverse, spectacular and fragile as the mountains themselves.

Even today, these mountains hold many mysteries: unnamed species, primeval cultures and the promise of magical cures to heal all of humanity. The Kangchenjunga landscape, a transboundary complex shared by Bhutan, India, and Nepal, is one of the biologically richest regions in the Eastern Himalayas.

Owing to the remarkable biodiversity, the three countries came together to enhance regional cooperation in conservation and development in Cited by: BIODIVERSITY IN INDIA Himalayas - This majestic range of mountains is the home of a diverse range of flora and fauna.

Eastern Himalayas is one of the two biodiversity hotspots in India. Chilika - This wetland area is protected under the Ramsar convention. Sunder bans - The largest mangrove forest in India. Several hundred species of wild crop relatives are also distributed all over the country, especially in the western and eastern Himalayas, the West­ern Ghats and the Malabar Coast, north-eastern India, the Gangetic plain, and in the eastern part of the Deccan Plateau which is a major center for wild rice, Citrus Indica, the most primitive species of citrus plants, is found in the Tura hills.

The Himalayas, or Himalaya (/ ˌ h ɪ m ə ˈ l eɪ ə, h ɪ ˈ m ɑː l ə j ə /), (Sanskrit: himá (हिम, "snow") and ā-laya (आलय, "receptacle, dwelling")), is a mountain range in Asia separating the plains of the Indian subcontinent from the Tibetan range has many of Earth's highest peaks, including the highest, Mount Everest (Nepal/China).The Himalayas include over Coordinates: 27°59′N 86°55′E /.

Samacheer Kalvi 12th Bio Zoology Text Biodiversity and its Conservation Book Back Questions and Answers. Question 1. In north eastern states, the jhum culture is a major threat to biodiversity – substantiate. a medicinal plant growing in different ranges of the Himalayas shows differences in the potency and concentration of the active.This book “Biodiversity of lianas” under the series “Sustainable development and Biodiversity” is unique as it covers a wide array of topics in this subject covering all continents and will constitute a valuable reference material for students, Diversity of Lianas in Eastern Himalayas and .Five years in the making, the book focuses on the Eastern Himalaya—the first time the region’s threatened biodiversity and cultures have been documented together by a preeminent conservation.