ISBN 9788129106360,The Sunderbans

The Sunderbans


Rupa & Co



Rupa & Co

Publication Year 2005

ISBN 9788129106360

ISBN-10 8129106361


Number of Pages 120 Pages
Language (English)


The Sunderbans has the unique distinction of being the only forest in India to be declared a sanctuary, national park, tiger reserve, biosphere reserve and a world heritage site. It is also the abode of the famed Royal Bengal Tiger. The book is a guide to the worlds biggest mangrove forest, the Sunderbans, detailing its distinctive natural vegetarion and wildlife. Tourist destinations, routes to reach and traverse the area accommodation and lists of plant and animal life are provided in this strikingly illustrted volume. About Author : Biswajit Roy Chowdhury is an eminent conservationist and wildlife photographer. He is the Secretary of the Nature enviroment and Wildlife society and editor of the wildlife magazine environ. Pradeep Vyas has worked for over twelve years in wildlife area, five of which he has spent in Project Tiger areas like Buxa Tiger resere and sunderbans tiger reserves. Contents : Foreword Authors Note Origin of the Sunderbans The Riverine System The Mangrove community Threats to the Ecosystem Conservations Efforts People and culture Tourism Listing of natural life in the sunderbans Sunderbans at a glance

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