North East India

He’s The Last Male Northern White Rhino On Earth, And He’s Now On Tinder

In his Tinder profile, Sudan is described as “one of a kind” — and that’s not a baseless boast. 

He’s the last male northern white rhino on the planet and, as his profile explains, “the fate of my species literally depends on me.”

On Tuesday, Kenya’s Ol Pejeta Conservancy and dating app Tinder announced a joint campaign to raise awareness about Sudan’s plight, and to raise funds to support efforts to save the northern white rhino from extinction.

New Species Discovered in Meghalaya Cave: The Blind Albino Crab

India’s eighth longest cave in Meghalaya has revealed one of its closely guarded secrets. Researchers have stumbled up an almost blind, albino crab that had to date remained hidden in the darkest corners of the 7.3 km long cave.

Scientists of the Zoological Survey of India, after preliminary inspection and discussions with international experts, claimed that it was a new species, unknown to scientists so far. This is the first cave dwelling crab discovered from India.

Monastery's gift to preserve nature - Land turned into community-conserved area

Guwahati, April 27: A monastery in Arunachal Pradesh has decided to convert a significant portion of its forest land into a community-conserved area.

A programme was held at Domkho village in West Kameng district yesterday where the Mon-Lhagyala Buddhist Cultural Society (MLBCS) and the Kalaktang Tsopa, a confederation of more than 20 Monpa villages, declared the forested land as the Mon-Lhagyala Community Conserved Area (MLCCA).

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

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