Healthcare Climate change is likely to hasten spread of infectious diseases among wild bird in Western Ghats Updated : September 12, 2019 06:33 PM IST The evergreen forests in the highest reaches of Western Ghats, known as shola sky islands, hold clues on how infectious diseases spread in wild birds, killing them in large numbers Latest research on the wild birds in the shola sky islands shows that some malarial parasites are more likely to invade avifauna communities than others. Subscribe to Moneycontrol PRO at just Rs.33/- per month for the first year. Use code SUPERPRO. Limited period offer. Available on Web and Android.