ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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Can Sundarbans Be Saved?

The Sundarbans has lost much at the hands of the colonial rulers, the erstwhile zamindars and the latterday fishery mafias. But there is much that can and must be saved. Civil society's strong and determined intervention to save the Chilka Lake has shown the way. Environmentalists and social activists must join hands to mobilise public opinion to save the Sundarbans and its 3.5 million small farmers, fishermen, woodcutters, honey collectors, boatmen and the like.

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