North East India

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

Pearls of wisdom - Dr. Peter Raven on keeping our Natural and Cultural heritage alive
Pearls of wisdom - Dr. Peter Raven on keeping our Natural and Cultural heritage alive

Nov 11th, 2016

“To keep the history that we love, the architecture that we love, the poetry that we love, people are going to have to understand and love one another to a degree that is not being characteristic of the world or people ever.”

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

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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