Eastern Himalayas

Described as the "Hero for the Planet" by Time Magazine - Dr. Peter Raven inaugurates the Eastern Himalayan Botanic Ark

Described as the "Hero for the Planet" by Time Magazine - Dr. Peter Raven inaugurates the Eastern Himalayan Botanic Ark
Described as the "Hero for the Planet" by Time Magazine - Dr. Peter Raven inaugurates the Eastern Himalayan Botanic Ark

Dr. Peter Hamilton Raven, Missouri Botanical Garden, is one of the greatest botanists and environmentalists of our time. Dr. Raven through his teachings has sensitized our understanding of the impact on life on Earth influenced by population, affluence and technology. He guides us through tracing history and civilization, development of cities and languages, the beginning of agriculture, 12000 years ago leading to storage of food and battles over it, globalization and fossil fuels impact on climate and by shifting focus from consuming everything around us to preserving and protecting our natural assets for a sustainable future. 

Eastern Himalayan Naturenomics™ Forum Balipara Foundation Awards 2016- Part 4

Eastern Himalayan Naturenomics™ Forum Balipara Foundation Awards 2016- Part 4
Eastern Himalayan Naturenomics™ Forum Balipara Foundation Awards 2016- Part 4

Eastern Himalayan Naturenomics™ Forum Balipara Foundation Awards 2016- Part 3

Eastern Himalayan Naturenomics™ Forum Balipara Foundation Awards 2016- Part 3
Eastern Himalayan Naturenomics™ Forum Balipara Foundation Awards 2016- Part 3

Eastern Himalayan Naturenomics™ Forum Balipara Foundation Awards 2016- Part 2

Eastern Himalayan Naturenomics™ Forum Balipara Foundation Awards 2016- Part 2
Eastern Himalayan Naturenomics™ Forum Balipara Foundation Awards 2016- Part 2

Eastern Himalayan Naturenomics™ Forum Balipara Foundation Awards 2016- Part 1

Eastern Himalayan Naturenomics™ Forum Balipara Foundation Awards 2016- Part 1
Eastern Himalayan Naturenomics™ Forum Balipara Foundation Awards 2016- Part 1

Eastern Himalayan Naturenomics™ Forum 2017

Photo Credit: Jeevan, Courtsey Pixabay

The distinctive richness of the Eastern Himalayas can be attributed to its colorful biodiversity, numerous niche ecosystems, and vibrant communities. Understanding the dynamics, structure, and functioning of these systems adds an enormous complexity to not only their conservation and restoration, but also in engaging stakeholders and finding innovative long-term solutions.

Naturenomics™ 6.0 (2016)

Naturenomics™ 6.0

The Eastern Himalayas represent a very unique ecology. There is a very wide variation in the flora and fauna in the Himalayan zone because of the very steep ascent in the terrain in a very short distance.One moves from the sub-tropical to the temperate to icy desert in a very short spatial distance and this has spawned a very rich and rare bio-diversity which is a veritable ecological treasure house.

Case Study: Jayashree Naiding, IFS Assam

Ms.Jayashree Naiding was presented the Forest Guard Award by Smt. Mala Ramdorai

When a male rhino strayed into Tezpur town from Kaziranga National Park on June 26, 2016, it was under the leadership of Jayashree Naiding that it was driven back safely into the park. She led the staff and followed the rhino from Digali Chapori, Sri Lanka tapu and then back to Kaziranga. The following day when another rhino strayed into the Sootea area of Bebejia village, she showed exemplary spirit of leadership in coordinating with the police, CRPF, civil administration and NGOs to tranquilise the animal and taking it to the Guwahati state zoo. Ms.

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