Saturday, October 20, 2012

The United Nations designates Western Ghats as world heritage site


The Western Ghats has been designated as a world heritage site by the United Nations. The mountain chain is recognised as one of the world's eight "hottest hotspots" of biological diversity. The chain's forests, which are older than the Himalaya mountains influence the Indian monsoon weather pattern.







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