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The Floating Islands: A Hydro-Electric Project Threatens Keibul Lamjao, The World's Only Floating Sanctuary

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Type: Journal Article
Author: Yadav, Rachina
Journal: Down to Earth
Volume: 7
Page(s): 21
Date: 1998
URI: https://hdl.handle.net/10535/7628
Sector: Wildlife
Region: Middle East & South Asia
Subject(s): wildlife
water resources
energy industry
Abstract: "Only one of their kind in the world, the future of Manipur's floating islands is threatened by a power project in Loktak Lake at Keibul Lamjao. The area was declared the world's only floating national park in March 1997 and is the lone habitat of an endangered deer species."

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