A newsletter on the Natural History, Ecology
and Conservation of the Agasthyamalai region, Western Ghats, India.

Any and all opinions expressed in this newsletter are solely those of the author(s) and do not reflect the opinion of ATREE. 

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The strategy in most of the past issues of Agasthya has been to provide a mix of articles from the forest of KMTR and on wildlife from the nearby human dominated landscape. In this issue, however, most of the articles are on experiences from the recently concluded wetland bird's survey. The collection of articles aims to bring out a glimpse of the colourful bird life along Tamirabarani to the reader. Although, the numbers from the survey are encouraging, issues still persist. This landscape offers opportunities to try new conservation strategies to efficiently manage wetlands which directly and indirectly contribute to human well being. Lastly, the rediscovery of an amphibian after 136 years was too exciting to be kept out of this issue.



Volume 5,  Issue 1
      April 2011

Editorial Team
Editor: Allwin Jesudasan
Associate editor: Rajkamal Goswami
Editorial Review: R. Ganesan, M. Soubadra Devy, T. Ganesh
Design and presentation: Kiran Salegame

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Colours of Holi along the Tamirabarani
-Allwin Jesudasan
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