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Western Ghats Biodiversity Hotspot in Danger?

A global biodiversity hotspot, and a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Western Ghats are a watershed to as many as 58 rivers. It is also home to a large number of endemic plants and animals across six states. The 1600 km mountain chain is home to more than 4,000 flowering plants, about 500 bird species, and over 300 species of mammals and amphibians (UNESCO, 2012). At least 325 globally threatened (IUCN Red Data List) species occur in the Western Ghats....

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