Why are we sweating in Shillong?
Because temperatures in India’s biodiversity hotspot are on the rise
Western Ghats get World Heritage Site tag
It is recognised as one of the world’s eight hottest hot spots of biological diversity
Protect ecologically sensitive areas of Western Ghats: high level MoEF panel
It recommends ban on activities that damage the environment in such regions; more studies proposed for Gundia hydropower project and Athirappilly dam