Traditional Management of Biodiversity in India’s Cold Desert

  • K. Chandrasekhar
  • R. Gavali
  • K. S. Rao
  • R. K. Maikhuri
  • K. G. Saxena


India’s arid region can be divided into a hot arid zone in the west, inhabited by the Aryans, and a cold arid region in the north India, inhabited by indigenous tribal communities. This article deals with biodiversity issues in India’s cold desert region.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • K. Chandrasekhar
    • 1
  • R. Gavali
    • 2
  • K. S. Rao
    • 2
  • R. K. Maikhuri
    • 3
  • K. G. Saxena
    • 1
  1. 1.School of Environmental SciencesJawaharlal Nehru UniversityNew DelhiIndia
  2. 2.Sustainable Development and Rural Ecosystems ProgrammeG.B. Pant Institute of Himalayan Environment and Development, Kosi-KatarmalAlmoraIndia
  3. 3.Garhwal Unit.G.B. Pant Institute of Himalyan Environment and DevelopmentSrinagar (Garhwal)India

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