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Book Discussion of "Indira Gandhi - A life in Nature"

Book Discussion of "Indira Gandhi - A life in Nature"

Book Discussion of the unconventional biography of Indira Gandhi- A Life in Nature authored by Jairam Ramesh. The author will be in conversation with Arupjyoti Saikia- Environmental Historian and Professer, IIT Guwahati. Balipara Foundation is passionately involved in enlightening the story of the 'Iron Lady of India' and her engagement with nature , and thereby restoring the balance between Nature and economy through it's subject NaturenomicsTM.

Balipara Foundation Green Guru Awardee Purnima Devi Barman soars the sky with the prestigious Green Oscar Award 2017

A guardian for the Greater Adjutant Stork in Assam, Purnima Devi Barman has been conferred with the prestigious Whitley Awards also known as the “Green Oscar Award, 2017” adding one more feather to her cap. Purnima Devi Barman won the Balipara Foundation Green Guru Award, 2016 for her relentless campaigns and her fierce determination to protect the rare species- Greater Adjutant Stork, an important link in the food web of our ecosystem.

Reinventing the green message

Despite all we know about climate change and other forms of environmental degradation, things are, in many ways, getting worse rather than better. Long-time sustainability campaigner Tony Juniper argues that it’s time for environmentalists to take a different approach

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.

Eastern Himalayan Botanic Ark to participate in Who’s Who session, YETI, 2017

Local people selling wild food plants

Young Ecologists Talk and Interact, YETI is a unique gathering of ecology students organised entirely by students (

North East India: The unique biodiversity hotspot with rich avifauna

A Great Indian Hornbill at the Nagaland

The North Eastern (NE) region of the India is a biodiversity hotspot and represents one of the highest avian biodiversity of the Indian subcontinent. The region is ecologically represented by the Eastern Himalayan biome and is rich in a number of endemic flora and fauna. Several avian species inhabiting this unique ecosystem are not found or reported anywhere else in the world.

Mammals in the Jeypore-Dehing forests, Assam by Kashmira Kakati

The marbled cat has a distinctive long, bushy and cylindrical tail.

The Jeypore-Dehing Landscape is located in eastern or Upper Assam. It comprises three large blocks of forest (Jeypore, Upper Dehing West Block and Upper Dehing East Block) and several forest fragments. The reserve forests lie within a mosaic of oil and coal mining grants, tea plantations, agriculture and settlements. The forest type is lowland Assam Valley Tropical Wet Evergreen forest (Dipterocarpus-Mesua) and together stretch over roughly 600 sq km.

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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