By Naturenomics Team on September 27, 2016
The Eastern Himalayan Naturenomics™ Forum 2016 (EHNF ‘16) is the evolutionary outcome spanning three years, covering three editions of the Balipara Foundation Environmental Awards (2013-14-15) and two editions of the ‘Asian Elephant in the Wild’ Conferences (2014-15). Over the last three years, our events have primarily focused on Asian Elephants attracting participation from 30+ Countries and 50+ Organizations including Governments, NGOs, Corporates, Civil Societies, Universities and others.
By Naturenomics Team on August 26, 2016
As the floodwaters of the Brahmaputra recede for now, farmers of Assam find their fields covered with sand on which they can grow nothing.
By Naturenomics Team on August 16, 2016
Balipara Foundation along with the Penguin Group is honoured to host the book launch "The Ocean of Churn" by Sanjeev Sanyal,on 17th August,2016,between 1930-2130 hrs,at The Royal Bombay Yacht Club(RBYC), Colaba, Mumbai
By Naturenomics Team on August 01, 2016
Successors & Inheritors of the Asian Elephants in the Wild & the Balipara Foundation Awards are proud to present the 2016 edition at Guwahati, Assam, India on 8th & 9th November 2016
By Naturenomics Team on June 09, 2016
Ranjit launches book 'Mammals of India' written by Dr. Anwaruddin Choudhury, IAS, on 9th June, 2016 in Guwahati Press Club. India has more than 400 species of mammals. It is the only country in the world to have the Tiger and the Lion. The presence of such a diverse mammalian species in a relatively small area of the globe is significant (c. 8.6% of the total mammalian species in 2.4% of the world’s land area).
By Naturenomics Team on May 25, 2016
The rescued bear cubs seem to be responding well at IFAW-WTI’s wildlife transit home at Charaikhola.
May 20, 2016: In the early hours of May 18, two Himalayan black bear cubs rescued by the Assam Forest Department were admitted to IFAW-WTI’s wildlife transit home at Charaikhola in the Kokrajhar district of Assam.
By Naturenomics Team on April 25, 2016
GUWAHATI, April 22 - In yet another validation of the North East’s remarkable faunal diversity, a group of wildlife photographers and biologists has discovered in Arunachal Pradesh a species of primate new to India.
The white-cheeked macaque (Macaca leucogenys), which was spotted and photographed in Anjaw district in the eastern corner Arunachal Pradesh is, in fact, a species new to science. It was first reported by Dr Li Cheng and his group from Modog in south-eastern Tibet in China in 2015.
By Naturenomics Team on April 18, 2016
Ccrested Kingfisher (Megaceryle lugubris) is resident of the Himalayas and foothills of Northern India, Bangladesh, northern Indochina, Southeast Asia, Japan and Russia. It is a very large (41 cm) black and white kingfisher with evenly barred wings and tail. It lacks a supercilium and has a spotted breast, which is sometimes mixed with rufous. This bird is mainly found in mountain rivers and larger rivers in foothills.