Science, Training and Welfare Programmes
The Western Ghats (Sahyadri Mountains) are well known for the rich and unique diversity of flora and fauna. There is a great variety of vegetation all along with the Western Ghats – grassland, dry and moist deciduous forests, semi-evergreen and evergreen forests. Almost one-third of all the flowering plant species in India are found in this region. The Western Ghats is recognised as a UNESCO World Heritage Site for its rich and unique diversity of flora and fauna.
In Uttara Kannada District in the Western Ghats, the Indian Institute of Science and Earthwatch Institute India collaborated on scientific research, skill development, educational and conservation programmes.
Scientific studies on vegetation parameters.
Sustainable technologies for forest conservation and energy efficiency, such as - cook-stoves, water heating systems, and agro-processing driers for fruits and vegetables.
Scientific research programme on the diversity and distribution of anuran amphibians.
We develop collaborative learning programmes grounded in scientific research and innovation. Please contact us if you are interested in working with us. Thank you.