Shifting agriculture supports more rainforest birds than oil palm or teak monocultures.
About the author
T. R. Shankar Raman is a scientist and writer with the Nature Conservation Foundation, India. He works on conservation, human – wildlife interactions, and ecological restoration of tropical rainforests and their bird and mammal communities. His writing has appeared in many newspapers and magazines including The Hindu, Orion, EarthLines, and Fountain Ink. He blogs at ‘View from Elephant Hills’ on the Coyotes Network.