The Western Ghats, one of the eight HOTTEST HOT SPOTS of biodiversity is one of the largest unbroken pieces of forest. These magnificent chain of mountains and forests are the last few places on the planet where one can watch nature express itself. The kind of wild beauty in it; is something astounding to the […]
Readers are requested to refer to Snake Diversity and Conservation Inside Coffee Forests for a better understanding of the present article. The Biblical curse has a curious reference about snakes. Cursed are you above all the live stock and all the wild animals. You will crawl on your belly and you will eat dust all […]
Planet earth is the only GREEN planet of the Solar system that can support life. It is indeed a gem of creation and a magnificent masterpiece of Nature, sustaining millions of life forms. Shade grown, ecofriendly coffee farms are perhaps a select few places on this planet where nature runs wild. Indian multi structured coffee […]
Readers are requested to refer to our previous articles for a better understanding of the present article. Shade grown Indian coffee plantations provide the perfect natural habitat for a variety of snakes, both native and endangered. The floor of the coffee forest as well as the tall evergreen tree canopy is a fitting home for […]
Readers are requested to refer to the article COFFEE FOREST SYMBIOSIS and BIODIVERSITY IN RELATION TO COFFEE PLANTATIONS for a better understanding of the present article. Indian coffee farms are situated at high altitudes and are shade-grown under a diversified selection of forest trees. One look at these coffee forests and hidden inside the canopy […]
For almost 44 years we have been located in an area which is opposite to the Dhubare forest. It has been a common practice for monkeys over the years to come into the coffee farm and relish their taste buds by chewing coffee beans when they are ripe.