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9 months 1 week ago

Eco Tourism can help make Assam an economic powerhouse of North East.</strong> Ranjit Barthakur shares his&nbsp;vision of a Green Bond for Assam at the final session of Sabal Bidhayak, Assam.

The Tuticorin zero-emissions plant to make soda ash
9 months 2 weeks ago

Two world-leading clean energy projects have opened in the south Indian state of Tamil Nadu. A £3m industrial plant is capturing the CO2 emissions from a coal boiler and using the CO2 to make valuable chemicals.

The man who knew winter was coming: environmentalist Bittu Sahgal and the journey of ‘Sanctuary Asia’
10 months 1 week ago

We are because of nature, nature isn’t because of us. We currently live with a false sense of superiority over it, as we desecrate ecosystems with merciless urbanisation and crooked production practices.

In this Friday, Nov 4, 2016, photo, animal scientists Tanat Uttaraviset, left, and Natawut Wanna, wear crane suits as they carry a sarus crane to be released into the wild at a wetland acclimating center in Buriram, Thailand. The tallest flying birds in the world, 70 incubator-hatched, hand-fed sarus cranes have been raised and released over the past five years in Thailand’s farm-rich northeast province of Buriram, whooping their startling two-toned song at dawn. (Gemunu Amarasinghe/Associated Press) By Mar
11 months 3 days ago

 A fuzzy-headed baby sarus crane hatched on a rural farm this fall offers a glimmer of hope for wildlife conservationists, organic farming advocates and a nation grieving after the death of their beloved king.

Junko Tabei (September 22, 1939-October 20, 2016) gained worldwide fame in 1975 from becoming the first woman to climb Mount Everest. In 1992, she became the first woman to complete the “Seven Summits” - reaching the highest peaks on the seven continents.
11 months 4 weeks ago

The first woman to climb Mount Everest didn’t stop there. Japanese mountaineer Junko Tabei, who died Thursday at 77, devoted her adult life to scaling peaks, climbing the tallest mountains in more than 70 countries. Her philosophy was to live...

Only the Amazon carries more water than the Brahmaputra, one of the largest rivers in the world with an annual flow of about 573 billion cubic metres at Jogighopa, close to the Indo-Bangladesh border. (Source: Express photo by Dasarath Deka)
10 months 1 week ago

The villagers had been talking all morning.

Asssam National Park - 49 Rhinos dead due to floods,poaching
1 year 1 month ago

Guwahati, Aug 11 () Forty-nine rhinos have died since May in Assam and horns of only 19 were recovered by the Forest Department, the Assembly was informed today.

1 year 4 months ago

 

Among the most notorious of the influential monks, it's Luang Ta Chan, otherwise known as Phra Archan Phusit Khantitharo, the abbot of the Tiger Temple in Kanchanaburi, who amazes me the most.

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