originally written by Ramchandra Pant Amatya, a diplomat in the Maratha court.
Chattrapati Shivaji Maharaj strictly warned to his ministers in his Adnyapatra (order letter), No one should cut a single tree in our kingdom
“What we are doing to the forests of the world is but a mirror reflection of what we are doing to ourselves and to one another.”
― Mahatma Gandhi
A team of botanists in the Western Ghats has spent over 30 years on an ambitious project to regrow a rainforest. http://tehelka.com/gods-own-gardeners/