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Brown roots.
Myristica swamp, Uttara Kannada district, Karnataka, India.
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Linking Fragmented Freshwater Swamps through the Restoration of Micro-Corridors in Central Western Ghats
Grantee Name: 
Snehakunja Trust
HOTSPOT
Western Ghats and Sri Lanka
LOCATION
AMOUNT
US$115,438
DATES
Jan 2010
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Jun 2015
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Project Overview Overview
HOTSPOT
Western Ghats and Sri Lanka
LOCATION
AMOUNT
US$115,438
DATES
Jan 2010
-
Jun 2015

Enhance ecological connectivity within the Malnad-Kodagu Corridor and increase the genetic viability of populations of five globally threatened plant species by demonstrating approaches for restoring fragmented networks freshwater swamps. To this end, develop techniques for planning and undertaking habitat restoration, pilot them within selected micro-corridors and build capacity among grassroots institutions to sustain habitat restoration efforts into the long term.