Extensive floristic surveys were carried out at Tungnath area in Kedarnath Wildlife Sanctuary during 2007-2011. During the survey a total of 433 plant species belonging to 234 genera under 71 families were recorded along the sub-alpine and alpine region.

Nelapattu Bird Sanctuary is located towards west of east coast of Bay of Bengal and about 20 km west of Pulicat Lake near Sullurpet, Nellore District, Andhra Pradesh. It is one of the biggest pelicanery having approximately 1500 pelicans breeding and roosting.

The present study was carried out in parts of a protected area of Garhwal Himalaya, namely, Kedarnath Wildlife Sanctuary (KWLS). The main aim of the study was to gather and analyze information from the sanctuary dwellers on conservation of natural resources and its value focusing on the needs of local inhabitants.

The Tamil Nadu Forest Department had raised small plantations of indigenous tree species in different research centres to demonstrate the performance of less known tree species for popularizing their use. Once such Centre at Andhiyur namely Varattupallam Research Centre houses both indigenous and exotic species.

Sericulture, a combination of agriculture, forestry and industry, is both an art and science of rearing silkworms for silk production. Sericultural practices constitute an important livelihood support system for 66 lakh families in rural India.

The species composition, dominance and regeneration status of tree species were studied in two blocks of Achanakmar-Amarkantak Biosphere Reserve (AABR) namely [Block II (periphery) and Block I (interior)]. The tree density, sapling density and seedling density was higher in Block I as compared to Block II.

Plant resources are naturally occurring substances that are considered valuable in their relatively unmodified (natural) form. The value of such resources rest in the amount of the material available and the demand for it.

Bamboo is a cultural feature of south-east Asia. No country in this region is without indigenous bamboo flora. This natural resource plays a major role in the livelihood of rural people and in rural industry. In West Bengal 75 species were reported which include 49 species growing only in the Botanical Gardens.

Long term ecological monitoring of biodiversity is practicable with an inventory of its floral and faunal diversity. With this view, the documentation of biodiversity of the two fenced areas of Dhanolti reserve forest of Mussoorie forest division has been prepared.

A survey of hunting and consumption of wild animals among the Sherpas community in and around Singhalila National Park was conducted. Rate and pattern of hunting of animal species, their importance to respondents, hunting techniques, and reasons for hunting were studied.