Assam

Celebrating World Plantation Day with the future of the Eastern Himalayas- 21 st March ‘18

Sowing seeds for tomorrow at the Eastern Himalayan Botanic Ark
“Even if I knew that tomorrow the world would go to pieces, I would still plant my apple tree.” ― Martin Luther

 

Creating Art from waste Coconut Shell Craft

Aims:

  • Foster Rural Future in Eastern Himalayas
  • Provide training to local artisans and entrepreneurs
  • Raise awareness on sustainable livelihood through coconut shell-based products in the region.

Organizer:
Balipara Foundation has organized a five days coconut shell craft workshop to provide training to local artisans and entrepreneurs and serve its purpose in raising awareness on sustainable livelihood through craft based activities and products in the region.

Bioresources and Sustainable Livelihoods in North East India

A long-term, multi-institutional, multi-investigator proposed program that will strengthen science and sustainable development in Northeast India. The program Bioresources and Sustainable Livelihoods in North East India is coordinated by the Ashoka Trust for Research in Ecology and the Environment (ATREE) and Institute of Bioresources and Sustainable Development (IBSD) under the sponsorship of the Department of Biotechnology (DBT) in partnership with a range of institutions in the northeast:

Saving Forests - our Green Lungs, Gautam Baruah joins REDD+ Working Group

Gautam Baruah, Balipara Foundation has been a key contributor to preserving the forests- the lungs of our planet, at the community-led conservation site of Eastern Himalayan Botanic Ark, Balipara. Recognized for his efforts in creating localized biodiversity Inventories, engaging with local communities for conservation and awareness and carbon estimation in the North East of India, he has been nominated as Member of REDD+ Working Group.

Wildlife-friendly road planned through Kaziranga

RITURAJ BORTHAKUR
GUWAHATI, Jan 7 – The Wildlife Institute of India, Dehradun has approved the pre-feasibility report of the wildlife-friendly road to be built on the national highway stretch passing through Kaziranga National Park, but the Centre has asked the State government to revisit the Rs 2,500-crore proposal and see if the budget can be trimmed or if the execution can be done in phases.Government sources said the Dehradun-based WII has cleared the pre-feasibility report with some observations and suggestions.

Workshop with Assam Valley School on Herbarium Techniques & Biodiversity Conservation

Nurturing young minds with lessons of the natural world to develop a love and appreciation for the gift of earth

Empowering the next generation of Eco-crusaders through education

Located in the forests of the Eastern Himalayan Botanic Ark, the Eastern Himalayan Naturenomics™ School is ‘dedicated to inspiring the Eastern Himalayan community and promote the culture of interdependence’. Through the principles of Naturenomics™, Eastern Himalayan Naturenomics™ School engages people of all ages and cultures and ‘sensitises them to nature through practical activities’.

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