This issue is the first in the series of WII ENVIS Bulletin that deals with specialized habitats and threatened species covering various Biogeographic Zones of the country. India harbours nearly 45,000 species of plants, about 11% of the world
India s public distribution system promotes rice and wheat. These water intensive crops require more inputs and are less nutritious as compared to grains like millets that have sustained India for millennia. These blind policies are preparing the countr
Dying Wisdom: Rise, Fall and Potential of India's Traditional Water Harvesting System provides a comprehensive overview of India's millennia-old traditions of water harvesting. This book triggered a nationwide interest in community-based water management.