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Dr Annapurna Vancheswaran, Director- Sustainable Development Outreach, TERI

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    India's Urban Green Dilemna Requires Tough Measures

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    Nanopesticides: A Sustainable Route to Arresting Crop Loss

  • Reviving Lost Paradise: Fortifying Indigenous Knowledge and Biodiversity Hotspots

    Reviving Lost Paradise: Fortifying Indigenous Knowledge and Biodiversity Hotspots

Reviving Lost Paradise: Fortifying Indigenous Knowledge and Biodiversity Hotspots
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Whether it is Haldi for a sore throat or Pudina for an upset stomach, Indians have long relied on ancient Indigenous Knowledge (IK) to battle common ailments. Several parts of India, particularly North-Eastern states (NE) have been considered as biodiversity hotspots for centuries. The NE alone houses 70% of world's orchid species and many endangered species of fauna.

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