March 21, 2017 Anuradha Sarang 0

  ORDER: Hymenoptera FAMILY: Apidae Bees are primary pollinators and are responsible for almost 60% of the pollination that takes place. This family includes the […]


March 21, 2017 Anuradha Sarang 0

ORDER: Diptera FAMILY: Syrphidae     Episyrphus spp. Syrphus spp. Melanostoma spp. Spherophoria spp Common names: Hover flies, Flower flies   Hover flies get their […]


March 21, 2017 Anuradha Sarang 0

India has one of the richest and most diverse butterfly faunas in the world due to its varied climate and topography. Butterflies feed primarily on […]

Dongria Kondh of Niyamgiri, Odisha

Dongria Kondh

March 14, 2017 Leena Fernandez 0

The Dongria Kondh tribal community, classified as Particularly Vulnerable Tribal Groups (PVTG), has been a part of the Niyamgiri landscape for many years, sustaining themselves […]