It concentrates on the rich diversity of flora and fauna found in Bulandshahr. The various human interventions have deteriorated the environment resulting in endangering and extinction of many rare species found here. The aim is to bring the environmental issues to the notice for finding sustainable measures of these problems. View the maps https://bulandshahrlegacy.org/upper-ganges-wetland-biodiversity-maps/
Ramsar Wetlands: A rich biodiversity
The rich and unique biodiversity of the region is an added layer of intrigue to the historical city of Bulandshahr. Located in western Uttar Pradesh and situated in the fertile Doab region, Bulandshahr is richly endowed with a wide variety of flora and fauna. Interestingly, like its many other legacies, the biodiversity of Bulandshahr is…
The alluvial soil of the region has allowed for a wide variety of flora at Bulandshahr. Interestingly, the plants of this region are imbued with cultural meaning and are often of great social and historical importance. Take for example the Babul tree. Also known as the Acacia nilotica, the Babul tree is an important riverine…
The Bulandshahr Doab region is rich when it comes to fauna. Historically, the Ganga-Yamuna region was densely forested, and the thick forest
Biodiversity and Built Environment
Therefore, it becomes evident that there exists a tripartite relationship between the biodiversity of the region, the technological infrastructure
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Author Credit: Srabondeya Haldar
This is Srabondeya Haldar, a third-year History student of Shiv Nadar University currently pursuing a minor in Sociology.