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| Last Updated:: 23/09/2021

World Bamboo Day – September 18

 

 

 

According to the National Bamboo Mission, India has 136 species of bamboo spread over 13.96 million hectares.


Bamboo can reduce erosion, help restore degraded sites, and be used as food.


Above, a panda at a zoo in Indonesia eats shoots and leaves.

 

 

 

 

 

Source: Hindustan Times New Delhi, 18.09.2021, pg.25.