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RSS FeedsIndia´s butterfly man says mining taking toll on species
(WorldNews India)

 
 

17 september 2017 00:29:25

 
India´s butterfly man says mining taking toll on species
(WorldNews India)
 




Panaji: Although the mining sector is a major contributor to the state`s economy, it could have devastating effects on the butterfly species of Goa, Isaac Kehimkar said. Widely recognised as the `butterfly man of India`, Kehimkar, who was in the state on Saturday, spoke to STOI about butterfly biodiversity and the pressing need for its conservation. `Nothing can be more degrading than mining. Vehicles criss-crossing in mining areas, which are usually located in rich, forested regions, cause much of the collateral damage, as land-based creatures get run over constantly. Mining almost clean-shaves the area,...
 
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