In India, the food-grain like rice and wheat and other pulses are consumed by the people from the market and from the Public Distribution System (PDS) shops. It is produced largely with chemical fertilizers and pesticides; hybrid and genetically modified seeds; high energy-intensive food processing and fossil fuel consuming transportation.
Mangroves ecosystem is considered to be one of the most biodiversity rich ecosystems on the earth. Mangroves are found in Tropical and sub-tropical inter-tidal regions of the world. Mangroves are referred as halophytic, that means salt tolerant species. It provides a wide range of ecological and economical services.