Eastern Himalayas

Rhythms of Manipur - Percussion ensemble

Rhythms of Manipur performed at EHNF on 8th & 9th Nov'16 at Vivanta by Taj, Guwahati.

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Pandit Chaurasia Ji in Jungalbandi with Mr. and Mrs. Ramadorai @ EHNF BFA 2016

Pandit Chaurasia Ji in Jungalbandi with  Mr. and Mrs. Ramadorai @ EHNF BFA 2016
Pandit Chaurasia Ji in Jungalbandi with Mr. and Mrs. Ramadorai @ EHNF BFA 2016

This year at Eastern Himalayan Naturenomics Forum 2016 - Balipara Foundation Awards, saw a unique Jungalbandi of Art between Pandit Chaurasia Ji and Mrs. Ramadorai.

Eastern Himalayan Naturnomics™ Forum 2016

photo from the captive breeding session of Eastern Himalayan Naturnomics™ Forum 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.

"Magic at EHNF 2016 with Pandit Chaurasia and Mrs. Ramadorai"

"Magic at EHNF 2016 with Pandit Chaurasia and Mrs. Ramadorai"
"Magic at EHNF 2016 with Pandit Chaurasia and Mrs. Ramadorai"
"Magic at EHNF 2016 with Pandit Chaurasia and Mrs. Ramadorai"

This year at Eastern Himalayan Naturenomics Forum 2016 - Balipara Foundation Awards, saw a unique Jungalbandi of Art between Pandit Chaurasia Ji and Mrs. Ramadorai.

Wildlife, environment protection in India dates back to Kautilya, Ashoka’s time

Wildlife conservation, particularly protection of elephants, in India dates back to fourth century BC during the time of Kautilya and Chandragupta Maurya, and there were severe penalty for those found guilty of cruelty to animals, US-based environmental attorney and author Bruce Rich said here on Wednesday.

Lessons to be learnt from Emperor Ashoka and Kautilya Asian Elephant Secretariat launched today

The two day Eastern Himalayan Naturenomics Forum organised by the Balipara Foundation had started on 8th November in the College of Veterinary Science at Khanapara wherein discussions, presentations and plenary sessions were held behind the backdrop of the critical biodiversity the Eastern Himalayas. The College of Veterinary Sessions was moderated by Dr. R. N. Goswami, Dean, College of Veterinary Science, Assam Agricultural University and in his welcome address Dr. Goswami stressed on habitat protection over specific species protection and laid concern in the lack of veterinary experts in forest department. Mr Ranjit Barthakur, Founder Trustee, Baliapra Foundation and the Architect of Naturenomics Model in his address highlighted the primary aims and objectives of the forum – nurturing the biodiversity of the Eastern Himalayas of which Notrth Eastern region is a major part and honouring the eco-champions of the year.

Nepal drains dangerous glacial lake near Mount Everest

Nepal has successfully drained part of a giant glacial lake near Mount Everest, averting risk of a disastrous flood that could have threatened thousands of lives, officials said on Monday. Scientists say climate change is causing Himalayan glaciers to melt at an alarming rate, creating huge glacial lakes which could burst their banks and devastate mountain communities. Imja Tsho, located at an altitude of 5,010 metres (16,437 feet), just 10 kilometres (6.2 miles) south of the world's highest peak, is the fastest-growing glacial lake in Nepal. 

Exploration and Discovery in the Last Shangri-La on Earth- Eastern Himalayas (Eastern Nepal, Bhutan & North East India)

The Himalaya – the abode of Gods, the land of snow, and the last Shangri La on Earth – is full of life. Designated as a global biodiversity hotspot, the region supports an extraordinarily high level of unique biodiversity. Being at the crossroads of historic and prehistoric trade routes and cultural diffusion, the Himalaya harbours hundreds of different ethnic communities and their associated languages and cultures, and its landscapes are sacred to several of the world’s major religions After the two poles, the Himalaya holds the highest amount of ice in its glaciers.

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