Herald: Study of environment in villages of Poinguinim and Loliem commences

Study of environment in villages of Poinguinim and Loliem commences

16 Jan 2019 06:04am IST

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16 Jan 2019 06:04am IST

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The Bangalore based NGO will provide a detailed report to the Government by November

Canacona: 'Dakshin Foundation' entrusted with environmental study in South Goa. Government of Goa has entrusted the study of environment in the villages of Poinguinim and Loliem in South Goa to ‘Dakshin’ a Bangalore based NGO. 

A team of researchers are camping at Galgibagha and interacting with locals as well as visiting biological hot spots in the villages. 

A detailed study report will be submitted to Goa government by November.

Southern parts of Goa which includes the villages of Poinguinim and Loliem-Polem are of ecological importance as there is a beach reserved for turtle nesting, there are three plateaus with a large area of lakhs of square meters of pristine land which sustains unique flora and fauna apart from acting as a breeding ground for Indian Bull frog.

A team of researchers and scientists from Dakshin, a NGO with its head office at Bangalore is working with the Goa government to study and document the beaches, mangrove forests vis-à-vis their impact on the livelihood of local inhabitants.
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