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Sikkim Biodiversity: Significance and Sustainability

By: Pushpa Tamang(Editor), AK Shrivastava(Editor), Sonam R Lepcha(Editor)

292 pages, colour illustrations, colour maps

Sikkim State Council of Science & Technology

Hardback | Jan 2012 | #234208 | ISBN-13: 9788192447506
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NHBS Price: £67.50 $90/€77 approx

About this book

Language: English

The Indian state of Sikkim is rich in biodiversity, with some 42% of the area being part of protected areas or biosphere reserves. This book brings together a number of research papers and articles to create an awareness of the rich flora and fauna of the state. The book contains five sections, dealing with plant biodiversity; animal biodiversity; indigenous knowledge systems and intellectual property rights; climate, nature and sustainable livelihoods; and threats to biodiversity from landslides.


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