Myristica is an annual Ecological Festival organized in connection with the 'United Nations International Decade of Biodiversity' (2011- 2020). The last edition of the event was organized in collaboration with Malabar Natural History Society (MNHS) which is an independent NGO engaged in nature education, research and conservation in the state of Kerala. Myristica seeks to invoke the green spirit of the youngsters in the state and thereby reinstate Kerala's glorious past. It also aims to offer a unique experience rooted in contemporary visual art and technological marvels, and a platform to showcase and debate the latest scientific and artistic experiences of international relevance by promoting discussions among environmentalists, students, and the public.
The concluding (fourth) season of Myristica -the State Level Ecological Festival held on 23rd January 2020 at Farook College Campus, Kozhikode.
Prof. T. Shobeendran addressed the concluding ceremony.
Myristica malabarica (കാട്ടുജാതിയ്ക്ക) is a vulnerable wetland species of kerala included in Red List which may extinct in near future due to unsustainable wetland destruction & tourism .
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The Map below denotes the locations of participants of
various editions of Myristica - The Ecological Fiesta.
The archived webpages of various editions of
Myristica - The Ecological Fiesta and some other useful links are given below
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The event is designed as an infotainment program, which will showcase and debate new international scientific and artistic experiences and enable a discussion among environmentalists, students, and the public.
The festival create a platform that will introduce contemporary technical and visual art theory to biodiversity and conservation related issues, and seeks attention from art lovers towards positive causes.
The entire event is designed with the support of technology and various media, which makes it special to the broad spectrum of audience. Integration of technology with events like Big Quiz for amazing experience!
Making a festival greener in all aspects seems a littile bit tough. But we're ready for it, with your help. This paperless event (re)uses waste materials to make art works, utilize eco-friendly materials for promotional purposes etc.
Students across Kerala have been participated
Knowledge capsules shared with participants
Events conducted as part of the festival
Districts of Kerala covered by the pariticipants
Institutions across Kerala have been participated
Prizes distributed worth a sum of
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Official website of Department for Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Government of India.
Myristica has been featured in the Global Action Map of the works being done around the world in the context of the United Nations Decade on Biodiversity in the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) Website. These actions include specific programmes and projects, policy changes, activities, events and more