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Go Hiking, But Be Mindful of Nature

Seshadri K. S.

Deccan Herald | February 16, 2024

The Western Ghats are renowned for their scenic beauty and have been identified as an important global biodiversity hotspot. In this context, the recent viral footage of nearly 500 trekkers thronging the Kumara Parvatha peak in Karnataka was shocking. The Kumara Parvatha is a challenging trek through the lush, moist, deciduous and evergreen forests.