The appiko movement is trying to save the western ghats by spreading its roots all over southern india the movement's objectives can be classified into three.
Madhav gadgil and k kasturirangan are both scientists of great repute but both are caught up in a controversy on how the western ghats—the. Western ghats also known as sahyadri (benevolent mountains) is a mountain range that runs parallel to the western coast of the indian peninsula, located.
It has also seen a steady destruction of biodiversity in the western ghats, before the movement to save the silent valley in the 1970s and early 1980s,.
It could become a model for the entire country though the western ghats have shrunk by 25% over the past two decades, the environment. The efforts to save the western ghats, is a journey and the way ahead in this journey is long and arduous there are lots of stands to take, lots of agitations to.
This movement started in gubbi gadde, a small village near sirsi in the (north) uttara kannada district, has forced the forest department to change the forest policy on felling of trees besides affecting the forest policy, it also spread to other parts and saved there has been a silent revolution in the western ghats. The western ghats forests, rivers, and grasslands contain an extraordinary diversity of species, including rare and threatened species and endemics found.