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Changing climate threatens sacred groves

The delicate balance of trees and vines has been disturbed in the tropical dry evergreen forests of India’s east coast, weakening their utility to local communities and their capacity to store carbon

Local communities 10 km north of Puducherry on the east coast of India have for centuries preserved an anthill in a 17-hectare forest because they believed it was the abode of their snake god. Today…Read More