Biodiversity-rich Uninhabited Parali I island of Lakshadweep vanished

Posted on:09 Sep 2017 15:41:57
Biodiversity-rich Uninhabited Parali I island of Lakshadweep vanished
09 September 2017 Current Affairs: R M Hidayathulla in his research work stated that "Parali I" island, part of Bangaram atoll, which was 0.032 sq. km in 1968 has been vanished, during 1968-2003 period due to coastal erosion.

Hidayathulla was awarded PhD in July 2017 by Calicut University in Kerala for his work "Studies on Coastal Erosion in Selected Uninhabited Islands of Lakshadweep Archipelago with Special Reference to Biodiversity Conservation."

Also, Erosion was higher in the other islands, such as:

Parali II – 80 %

Thinnakara – 14.38 %

Parali III – 11.42 %

Bangaram – 9.968

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