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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.

EleFun Facts - Elephant's love for Water

EleFun Facts - Elephant's love for Water
EleFun Facts - Elephant's love for Water

During the hot summer months, there's nothing quite like a nice refreshing and cooling dip in a pool. Isn't it? Elephants feel the same way!

An Elephant's skin despite being thick has a rich nerve providing and can even notice a fly sit on it!

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EleFun Facts - Elephant's gestation cycle

EleFun Facts - Elephant's gestation cycle
EleFun Facts - Elephant's gestation cycle

Did you know that Elephants have one of the longest gestation periods?

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EleFun Facts - Elephant Trunk

EleFun Facts - Elephant Trunk
EleFun Facts - Elephant Trunk

It's neither the mass, nor the big ears, which makes the elephant so likeable for most people, but it's the Trunk!

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Worth More Alive

Worth More Alive
Worth More Alive

Elephants are a flagship species that represent a healthy earth! A growing global furore has emerged about the Human-Elephant conflict. While no ready-made solutions present themselves, what is evident is that the future of elephants is in the hands of humans!

To discuss this crisis, academic scholars, journalists,students, governments, scientists and advocates of change from around the world convened at the Eastern Himalayan NaturenomicsTM Forum 2016, held at Vivanta by the Taj, Guwahati on 8th and 9th November, 2016.

China Announces It Will Shut Down Its Domestic Commercial Elephant Ivory Trade in 2017

China Announces It Will Shut Down Its Domestic Commercial Elephant Ivory Trade in 2017

The following statement was released today by the Wildlife Conservation Society’s Asia Executive Director Aili Kang: “China has announced today that it will close its domestic commercial elephant ivory trade in 2017.  President Xi Jinping announced last year that China would take this action and now we have a timeline.

Train hit kills 3 elephants, including 2 pregnant females, in Assam

Village women pray by the carcass of a wild Asiatic male elephant at Amgaon in Assam. (AP Photo/ Representative image)

Three wild elephants, including two pregnant females, were killed by a speeding train in Assam early on Monday, officials said. A herd of elephants were crossing the railway track at Hojai in Nagaon district when they were hit by the Kanyakumari-Dibrugarh Vivek Express around 12:30am, nearly 137 kilometres from Guwahati.

Bruce Rich in candid conversation with Sarita Dasgupta @ EHNF 2016

Bruce Rich in candid conversation with Sarita Dasgupta @ EHNF 2016
Bruce Rich in candid conversation with Sarita Dasgupta @ EHNF 2016

Sarita Dasgupta in conversation with Bruce Rich on Raising Economy for Eco-Friendly Initiatives

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