Archive for September, 2014

EDAKKAL CAVES

G. Balaji

The Western Ghats are a mountain range and a UNESCO World Heritage site.  It is a place where biological diversity is still under preservation.  A total of thirty nine properties including national parks, wildl

THE SACRED GROVE OF PAAVUPATTU

 Nanditha Krishna  &  Sharon St Joan

Five miles south of the city of Tiruvannamalai, southwest of Chennai in Tamil Nadu, is the Sacred Grove of Paavupattu.  An oasis of peace and beautiful trees, it was the first of 52 sacred groves restored by CPREEC (C.P.R. Environmental Education Centre). The