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NCBS scientists study carbon cycle in rainforests

 In the backdrop of climate change, NCBS, a subsidiary of TIFR, has taken up a study on the carbon dioxide (CO2) absorption by evergreen forests of Western Ghats, at Nilkunda forest area in Siddapur taluk.

 A 30-member scientists team, led by Dr Mahesh Shankaran and Dr Jayashri Ratnam, is conducting such studies in four places across the country.