The environment and forests ministry has asked Uttarakhand for a report on the damage caused to forests and wildlife by the floods. “We have asked both the Uttarakhand government and Forest Survey of India to assess damage that may have been caused to forests due to massive flooding.
People's perceptions on conservation options and use value of a protected area in Garhwal Himalaya, India
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
Floral diversity along sub-alpine and alpine ecosystems in Tungnath area of Kedarnath Wildlife Sanctuary, Uttarakhand
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
Carbon sequestration through soil organic carbon pool under different forests covers in Chamoli District of Uttarakhand
A study was conducted to estimate soil organic pool (SOC) in three land uses viz. forests, horticulture and grasslands in Chamoli district.
Impact of pastoral practices on forest cover and regeneration in the outer fringes of Kedarnath Wildlife Sanctuary, Western Himalaya
The study reports the impact of migratory livestock in the buffer area of Kedarnath Wildlife Sanctuary. The cumulative impacts of livestock grazing, fuel wood extraction and other anthropogenic pressures
A study was conducted to document spider diversity in Kedarnath Wildlife Sanctuary, Chamoli District, Uttarakhand. The area is dense forest of Chir Pine, Oak, Birch and Rhododendrons.