Tribal Life and the Environment of Jammu and Kashmsir, India

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Mohd Zameer


No one can take better care of their forest and environment than tribal people, who rely on it to survive and identity. They are generally the best environmentalists, and they have been managing their agricultural land for many centuries. Jammu and Kashmir is a landlocked hilly state of north India and part of the richest reservoir of biodiversity. The rapid growth of industrialization and pollution are result loss of different species from the earth causes danger to biodiversity. It also causes significant changes in the lives of tribal people of the state. The tribal peoples of the country have learned to live in a mainly friendly environment. Various tribes of Jammu and Kashmir still live on and near the forest and depend on local flora and fauna for food, shelter, medicine and ritual ceremonies. Plants are conserved in natural habitat is being worshipped by tribal as homes. Environmental hazards and the destruction of forests resulted in the permanent loss of different flora and fauna for the earth. It is an appropriate time of demand to ensure biodiversity and conserve it to protect the traditional life of tribal people and the world environment.

Biodiversity, environment conservation, tribal people, industrialization, pollution, Jammu and Kashmir.

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Zameer, M. (2021). Tribal Life and the Environment of Jammu and Kashmsir, India. Asian Journal of Sociological Research, 5(1), 10-14. Retrieved from
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