Expertspeak

Updated: Feb 27 2012, 08:59am hrs
P Soni

former head, Forest Ecology & Environment Division, Forest Research Institute, Dehradun

This was a first-of-its-kind study where we have reported how vegetation has been ingressing the bugyals (grasslands) and the fact is that, if this pace keeps on increasing, the bugyals will be finished


NH Ravindranath

professor, IISc Centre for Sustainable Technologies

The temperate species are vulnerable as warming in those regions will be higher. In India, there has been no intensive monitoring along the altitude gradient.