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#Thread | Here's how climate-induced changes in plant behavior are hurting local economies across India.
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#ClimateChangeIsReal
📸 Pixabay Man Picking Yellow Cocoa Fruit
1⃣ In #Uttarakhand, increasingly warmer winters are making #Rhododendrons bloom earlier than usual; during February-March instead of its usual schedule of March-May.

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The season is not the best time for #Rhododendrons, because late winter rains in February-March wash away the blooms, affecting local population dependent on making juice, jams and jellies from the flowers.
#ClimateChange
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Something that has passed under the radar.
Mizoram's Chief Electoral Officer SB Shashank had dared to allow the registration of the non Christian Bru (Aka, Reang) tribe, for #Mizoram's elections.
This angered the state's majority christian populace
Which, under the aegis of something called the NGO Coordination Committee, not only demanded his removal and replacement, but also issued a diktat that the officer must leave #Mizoram.
The Bru people originally belong to Mizoram, but following clashes in the late 1990s, had been forced to migrate to Tripura, where they were neglected by successive Communist govts
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#Hinduism in #NorthEast India

The many regions of NE India find mentions in our ancient religious manuscripts and in the Mahabharata.

Pls follow this thread for more information.

There is more info but can't be subsumed in tweets.

#ThursdayThoughts
#Assam the land of blue hills and rivers, is the land of Usha, who was enamored of Aniruddha, the prince of Dwarka. #Meghalaya, abode of clouds was the dreamland of Pramila.
#ArunachalPradesh, where the sun rises above the snow capped mountains, was the homeland of Rukmini whose beauty enchanted Lord Krishna.#Manipur the dale of songs and dances was the land of Chitrangada and in #Nagaland, the eastern sentinel of our country, Arjun’s Ulupi was born.
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