Awards

Case Study: Jahnabi Phookan & Ashish Phookan

Jahnabi Phookan & Ashish Phookan - Pioneers of Long Distance River Cruising

The Special Recognition Award - Pioneers of Long Distance River Cruising in India was conferred to Assam Bengal Navigation Jahnabi Phookan & Ashish Phookan for pioneering long-distance river cruises in India. The Award was presented by Prof. Koyuu Furusawa, Kokugakuin University, Japan

Case Study: Mainu Marak

Mainu Marak - Special Recognition Award

The Special Recognition Award - Environmental & Social Activist was conferred to Mainu Marak from Sonitpur, Assam for socio-economic upliftment of rural women in her village. The Award was presented by Prof. Peter Mortimer at the Kunming Institute of Botany, a specialist in soil ecology

Case Study: Forest Guard Santiram Chetri, Assam, India

Forest Guard Santiram Chetri, Assam, India - Forest Guards & Rangers Award

The fifth Ranger & Guards of the Eastern Himalayas goes to Forest Guard Santiram Chetri for his long-standing beyond the call of duty service to protect the inhabitants of Kaziranga National Park. The Award was presented by Robbie Hart, Assistant Curator, Atlanta Botanic Garden, USA

Case Study: Forest Guard Jampel Lhendup, Bhutan

Forest Guard Jampel Lhendup, Bhutan - Forest Guards & Rangers Award

The fourth Ranger & Guards of the Eastern Himalayas goes to Forest Guard Jampel Lhendup from Bhutan for effectively using Technology to deepen Conservation Impacts. The Award was presented by Arita Kashyap, Eco-Fashion Designer, India

Case Study: Forest Guard Zakhuma Don, Mizoram

Forest Guard Zakhuma Don, Mizoram - The Forest Guard Award

Our third recipient of The Forest Rangers and Guards of the Eastern Himalayas was Forest Guard Zakhuma Don from Mizoram for his relentless anti-poaching patrols and for leveraging technology and innovation to create a rich repository of natural history in audio-visual. The Award was presented by S.K. Dutta

Case Study: Forest Ranger, Chakrapani Rai

Forest Ranger, Chakrapani Rai - The Forest Guard Award

Our second Winner was Forest Ranger Chakrapani Rai from Assam for his resolve to wipe out poachers from the region in order to protect the Natural Heritage. The Award was presented by Gen (Rtd.) Arun Sahni

Case Study: Bhutan Glory Eco Club (Tsuseki & Limthure), Bhutan

Bhutan Glory Eco Club (Tsuseki & Limthure), Bhutan - The Nature Conservancy Award

The Nature Conservancy Award was conferred to Bhutan Glory Eco Club (Tsuseki & Limthure) for shifting the mindset of the youth of Nagaland through awareness and education, from a hunting culture to connecting to Nature and preserving our natural heritage. The Award was presented by Sarala Khailing, Regional Director at Ashoka Tree for Research in Ecology and the Environment

Case Study: Farmers of Omita Gaon, Krishna Boda, Assam, India

Farmers of Omita Gaon, Krishna Boda, Assam, India - Food for the Future Award

The Food for the Future Award was conferred to Krishna Bodo of Omita Gaon (Assam’s papaya village) where under his initiative Community based farming are changing rural livelihoods. The Award was presented by renowned botanist Scott McMahan from the Atlanta Botanical Garden

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