ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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Deforestation in Andaman and Nicobar

The Andaman and Nicobar Islands have seen widespread deforestation in the years since independence, endangering the habitat, the inhabitants and the wildlife. Only a concerted effort by the government and its agencies, the mill owners, the labour in timber felling and the NGOs can preserve the pristine biodiversity of these islands and protect the rights of the inhabitants.

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