Rewilding revolution: Kerala partners NGOs to restore ecosystems

A Kerala Forest Department official said the proposed land had high conservation value as it was an important habitat for flora and fauna.

BySouth First Desk

Published May 11, 2024 | 6:30 PMUpdatedMay 11, 2024 | 6:30 PM

A forest in Kerala.

In a significant stride towards conservation, Kerala Forest Department will undertake a “rewilding” process across 1.6323 hectares of land in Karulai village in Malappuram. Through this, the department aims to restore healthy ecosystems by creating wild, biodiverse spaces. It is said to be looking to rebuild ecosystems that were previously “modified by human disturbance”.

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