By Naturenomics Team on December 08, 2016
On 4th of December 2016, Mr. Ranjit Barthakur along with the BTFF team members experienced a village life of three tribal communities which are Garo, Nissi, and Bodo tribe. The team was first guided to Sengelimari Garo Gaon by Mrs. Eliza Boro, a member of Mahila Shakti Kendra and owner of Saneki at NaturenomicsTM Bazaar. There they met Mrs. Sushila Sangma, widow of a late army officer. The team explored her home garden where they found a large variety of trees including orange, black pepper, pineapple etc.
By Naturenomics Team on November 23, 2016
Binod ‘Dulu’ Bora is a key member of the Green Guards Nataure Organization in Assam and he has dedicated his life towards wildlife conservation and rescue of wild animals from illegal trade. Bora specializes on human-wildlife conict matters in Assam, especially the ones involving Asian elephant conict mitigation and managing of straying leopards. His organization works on mitigation plans to deal with human and elephant deaths caused during interactions in the Nagaon-Karbi Anglong landscape.
By Naturenomics Team on November 15, 2016
Knowledge is not confined to books or academia alone – one can learn from years of observation and experience too. Three local Botanists from Balipara, Assam, whose great knowledge of Botany was gained through decades of practical experience and not through formal education, bear testimony to this fact.
By Naturenomics Team on November 08, 2016
A two-day conference on nature, especially on elephants, will begin from tomorrow with participation of experts from across the world, inclduing the US, UK, Myanmar along with those from India. "This conference is an important event in the calender with many world-famous experts deliberating on the climate and its impact on nature.
By Naturenomics Team on October 27, 2016
By Naturenomics Team on October 03, 2016
By Naturenomics Team on August 16, 2016
The wait time for getting on the endangered species list is on average about 12 years, six times longer than it should be, a new analysis shows. Scientists say the delays could lead to less global biodiversity.
The US Congress enacted the Endangered Species Act (ESA) in 1973. To receive protection, a species must first be listed as endangered or threatened in a process that is administered by the US Fish and Wildlife Service.
By Naturenomics Team on July 28, 2016
Agroforestry systems and tree cover on agricultural land make an important contribution to climate
change mitigation, but are not systematically accounted for in either global carbon budgets or national
carbon accounting. This paper assesses the role of trees on agricultural land and their significance
for carbon sequestration at a global level, along with recent change trends. Remote sensing data
show that in 2010, 43% of all agricultural land globally had at least 10% tree cover and that this has