Mountains are a common sight on this planet.<br />
They make up one-fifth of the world's landscape<br />
Mountains are an important source of water, energy and biological diversity.  <br />
About 80 per cent of our planet's fresh water<br /> originates in the mountains.<br />
Mountain ecosystems are essential to the <br />well-being of the global environment.  <br />
Mountain environments are essential to the <br />survival of the global ecosystem.<br />
Mountains are the home for several natural resources <br />
The wild vegetation  are surrounding the mountains  <br />
The beautiful and rich greenery of the mountains,<br />
and the  rare medicinal plants of the mountains are endangered.<br />
Mountains are rich in minerals<br />
Mountains are blessed with rare and valuable metals<br />
The precious stones of mountains find their application in modern living.<br />
The thick forests of the mountain ecosystem  bring rainfall.<br />
Thisprevents  increase in temperature<br />
Mountains are susceptible <br />
to  rough weather and accelerated soil erosion .<br />
This has resulted in degradation of mountain ecosystem <br />
This has caused rapid loss of  habitat<br /> and genetic diversity.<br />
It becomes man’s responsibility to protect <br />
thetranquility and peace<br />
Serenity  and the beauty of  the Mountains<br />
Due to increasing water scarcity, it is becoming increasingly important to protect the   mountain ecosystem.<br />
Climate change,  population growth, deforestation, are the <br />problems confronting the "water towers of the world”.<br />
Modern activities like  Quarrying<br />
Hiking and trekking<br />
tourism,<br />
development  and deforestation<br />
mining, <br />
Urbanization of mountain  <br />regions<br />
has resulted in <br />Concrete Jungle !!!<br />
“Save our  Mighty  Mountains “ <br />“Grow without damaging  the Environment “<br />Images are taken from www.google.com/i...
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Mighty Mountains

  1. 1.
  2. 2. Mountains are a common sight on this planet.<br />
  3. 3. They make up one-fifth of the world's landscape<br />
  4. 4. Mountains are an important source of water, energy and biological diversity. <br />
  5. 5. About 80 per cent of our planet's fresh water<br /> originates in the mountains.<br />
  6. 6. Mountain ecosystems are essential to the <br />well-being of the global environment. <br />
  7. 7. Mountain environments are essential to the <br />survival of the global ecosystem.<br />
  8. 8. Mountains are the home for several natural resources <br />
  9. 9. The wild vegetation are surrounding the mountains <br />
  10. 10. The beautiful and rich greenery of the mountains,<br />
  11. 11. and the rare medicinal plants of the mountains are endangered.<br />
  12. 12. Mountains are rich in minerals<br />
  13. 13. Mountains are blessed with rare and valuable metals<br />
  14. 14. The precious stones of mountains find their application in modern living.<br />
  15. 15. The thick forests of the mountain ecosystem bring rainfall.<br />
  16. 16. Thisprevents increase in temperature<br />
  17. 17. Mountains are susceptible <br />
  18. 18. to rough weather and accelerated soil erosion .<br />
  19. 19. This has resulted in degradation of mountain ecosystem <br />
  20. 20. This has caused rapid loss of habitat<br /> and genetic diversity.<br />
  21. 21. It becomes man’s responsibility to protect <br />
  22. 22. thetranquility and peace<br />
  23. 23. Serenity and the beauty of the Mountains<br />
  24. 24. Due to increasing water scarcity, it is becoming increasingly important to protect the mountain ecosystem.<br />
  25. 25. Climate change, population growth, deforestation, are the <br />problems confronting the "water towers of the world”.<br />
  26. 26. Modern activities like Quarrying<br />
  27. 27. Hiking and trekking<br />
  28. 28. tourism,<br />
  29. 29. development and deforestation<br />
  30. 30. mining, <br />
  31. 31. Urbanization of mountain <br />regions<br />
  32. 32. has resulted in <br />Concrete Jungle !!!<br />
  33. 33. “Save our Mighty Mountains “ <br />“Grow without damaging the Environment “<br />Images are taken from www.google.com/image search <br />Kausalya Janardanan<br />
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