Himalayan Birds on Stamps
M Lokeswara Rao IFS (Retd)
  • ISBN 13 : 9789395563949
  • year : 2022
  • language : English
  • binding : Softcover
Climate change is a major threat as far as birds are concerned. The impact is visible in the shifting distribution of sensitive species. The avian population is an important indicator of the ecological balance. The impacts of climate change in the Himalayas are real. Increasing temperatures, melting glaciers, erratic and unpredictable weather conditions and changing rainfall patterns, are impacting the habitat of birds in the Himalayan region. The book “Himalayan Birds on Stamps” focuses on how different philatelic materials issued by Himalayan countries India, Nepal, Bhutan, China and Pakistan, can narrate the story of different species of Himalayan Birds. Different available philatelic materials like stamps, stamp blocks, FDC, Miniature Sheets, Maxim Cards, Postcards etc. are included About the Author M Lokeswra Rao worked as a Civil Servant, belonging to the 1983 batch of Indian Forest Service and retired as Principal Chief Conservator of Forests and Head of Forest Force, in Nagaland, India. He has held different positions in the Government of India, Worked as Advisor Green Highways, National Highways Authority India, Ministry of Surface Transport, and Govt. of India and as Director (Protect Our species), and Earth Day Network. Mr Lokeshwra Rao has authored the book “Plant Biodiversity of World" “Buddhism on Stamps based on Philately" and “Conservation through Forest Conservation Act”. His articles are published regularly in National & International newspapers/Journals and magazines.