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AGRICULTURE AND CLIMATE CHANGE IN INDIA

India is a large country with a diverse climate has diverse crops and farming systems. There is a high dependency of agriculture on the monsoon rains and a close link exists between climate and water resources. Two thirds of the area is rain dependent.

The concept of permaculture is a fairly new one developed by Bill Mollison and David Holmgren in the 70s and early 80s.

Saffron cultivation in Kashmir, rice-fish culture of China, Andean agriculture in Peru are all GIAHS. These are all evolved over the millennia in harsh and remote landscapes, thanks to the traditional knowledge of indigenous people.

THE CONSERVATION CORRIDOR

The 'conservation corridor' is now becoming fashionable in many parts of the world. A new one focuses on the American panther as the favoured, symbolic creature.

What is desertification?

A slow process in which land productivity and resilience steadily decline, overgrazing, deforestation and unsustainable agricultural practices are the main causes of desertification.

1. Nowadays fish larvae is feeding on micro plastic particles instead of zooplanktons, which is their natural source of food.

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Nirvana IAS Academy

Location 1:
H-17/262, Sector-7, Near Rohini West Metro Station
(Opp. Metro Pillar No. 424) Rohini, Delhi-110085 (India)
Phone: 011-47032447

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30/4, Ashok Nagar Tilak Nagar Chowk,
(Tilak Nagar Metro Station Gate No. 3) Delhi-110018 (India)
Phone: 011-25121005

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