Eastern Himalayas

Preserving Tibet - The Water Tower of Asia to avert the Global Water War

His Excellency President of Central Tibetan Administration, Dr. Lobsang Sangay, delivered the 5th Rabindranath Barthakur Memorial Lecture, 2017. In honour of Shri Rabindranath Barthakur, he speaks about preservation & conservation of the Eastern Himalayas and the Tibetan plateau- the Water Tower of Asia.

About 50% of glaciers in Tibet already disappeared: Tibetan President

His Excellency Dr. Lobsang Sangay

Dharamshala — “About 50% of Tibet’s glaciers have already disappeared and that two-thirds of the remaining 46000 glaciers could disappear by 2100. This is a grim situation and all nations should work in concert to find a lasting solution,” said President Dr Lobsang Sangay while addressing a press conference in Guwahati as part of the Eastern Himalayan Naturenomics Forum organised by the Balipara Foundation.

Balipara Foundation Awards 2017 - Winners Case Study

Balipara Foundation Awards 2017 - Winners Case Study

Since 2013, Balipara Foundation has highlighted and invested in the efforts of societal entrepreneurs who are working tirelessly to create social, economic and environmental impact in protecting the essential natural resources and restoring the beauty of the Eastern Himalayas. Through the Balipara Foundation Awards, we award, reward and recognize these extraordinary visionaries of the Eastern Himalayas and their indomitable contribution.

The Himalayan - A Naturenomics™ Publication

The Himalayan - A Naturenomics™ Publication

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 nding innovative long-term solutions.

Balipara Foundation Awards, 5th Season - 3rd November 2017

Balipara Foundation Awards, 5th Season - 3rd November 2017

5th Balipara Foundation Awards, Best practices in Natural Habitat & Wildlife Conservation in Eastern Himalayas, 3rd November 2017, Guwahati, Assam, India

Case Study: Forest Guard Santiram Chetri, Assam, India

Forest Guard Santiram Chetri, Assam, India - Forest Guards & Rangers Award

The fifth Ranger & Guards of the Eastern Himalayas goes to Forest Guard Santiram Chetri for his long-standing beyond the call of duty service to protect the inhabitants of Kaziranga National Park. The Award was presented by Robbie Hart, Assistant Curator, Atlanta Botanic Garden, USA

Case Study: Forest Guard Jampel Lhendup, Bhutan

Forest Guard Jampel Lhendup, Bhutan - Forest Guards & Rangers Award

The fourth Ranger & Guards of the Eastern Himalayas goes to Forest Guard Jampel Lhendup from Bhutan for effectively using Technology to deepen Conservation Impacts. The Award was presented by Arita Kashyap, Eco-Fashion Designer, India

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