Western Ghats and the Bounteous Services Showered on the Planet has a lot of information about several topics like the formation of the Western Ghats, details of UNESCO World Heritage Sites such as Sahayadris, Nilgiris and Annamalai Hills, along with the list of highest peaks in the Western Ghats. It delineates the rivers, barrages, dams and hydroelectric projects. Western Ghats are one of the thirty four biodiversity hotspots of the world and the lifeline of eight states in India. It also explains about the medicinal plants, coffee, tea, and rubber cultivations in Western Ghats, highlights of biosphere reserves and effect on ultra violet rays. During the summer season there is an acute shortage of drinking water in all the above states. Therefore this is a book that talks about preserving the pristine Western Ghats in India and can be used as a tool for imparting various aspects of environmental issues.