Hills, dams and forests. Some field observations from the Western Ghats

@article{Gadgil1979HillsDA,
  title={Hills, dams and forests. Some field observations from the Western Ghats},
  author={Madhav Gadgil},
  journal={Proceedings of the Indian Academy of Sciences},
  year={1979},
  volume={2},
  pages={291-301}
}
  • M. Gadgil
  • Published 1 September 1979
  • Environmental Science
  • Proceedings of the Indian Academy of Sciences
Man’s attempts to intensify the use of natural resources can often result in the exhaustion of the resource or deterioration of other interacting resources. The single-minded pursuit of the development of the water resources of the rivers of the Western Ghats shows many examples of this view, particularly in the unnecessary destruction of the dwindling forest resources. This destruction may be caused by (i) problems o f rehabilitation, e.g. the Ramanagar settlement of the Kalinadi project (ii… 
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