Socio-environmental survey of an ecologically important hamlet of Darjeeling district , West Bengal , India

@inproceedings{Bhattacharya2015SocioenvironmentalSO,
  title={Socio-environmental survey of an ecologically important hamlet of Darjeeling district , West Bengal , India},
  author={Somdipta Bhattacharya and Gaurchandra Ghosh and Tannista Banerjee and Shinjini Goswami and Partha Das},
  year={2015}
}
Forest cover in hills is essential to maintain environmental, economic and ecological balances. North Bengal accounts for 3,086 sq km (26 %) of the 11,876 sq km area of classified forests in the state, and for nearly 5,000 sq km (40 %) of all land under tree cover. Upper Chatakpur is one of the emerging ecotourism spots of north Bengal, located at an… CONTINUE READING