Elephants, because of their size, appetite, and migratory habits, disperse more seeds of more species further than any other animal. They have been described as ecosystem engineers and mega- Gardeners of the Forest. We from South Asia should be proud that we also produce mega size engineers! By Rajendra Shende, former Director UNEP and Chairman TERRE ...
Lion and tigers can eat animals by using their paws and teeth. Snakes do the same by injecting venom and swallowing predators. Snakes, however, have one more important role: they manage the food chain for all the animals on the earth! They eat predators like rodents ( example-rat) who are massive food-eaters. Rodents also multiply ...
Rajendra Shende, Chairman of TERRE Policy Centre, former Director UNEP, has been appointed as Honorary Chairman of International Advisory Council of the Operation Earth, a leading civil-society organization of China dedicated to biodiversity conservation and global climate change. He also accepted the invitation to be on advisory board CBCDGF and Panda Guide.
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Rajendra Shende gave interview to journalists of State of Maharashtra, India in Jan 2014 which was disseminated during conference held in one of the forts : Sajjan Gad near Mr. Shende’s home town