Forests

Will India lose one of its last patches of Jurassic forest?

Kathalekan, in Uttara Kannada district of Karnataka, is a relic forest with Myristica swamp ecosystem. It has remained unchanged for over 100 million years. It is spread across an area of 25 square kilometres. Today, this ancient forest is under severe threat from human interventions in the region.

 
Last Updated: Wednesday 10 January 2018

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