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Assam’s tea gardens shape up to become second home to wild animals

Tea estates in the North East are creating shelters for animals driven from their original habitat by deforestation.

 

Elephant Cries Silenced By The Drums And Cheers!

Arattupuzha village, about 15 km from the town of Thrissur, is renowned for the annual festival called Arattupuzha Pooram. The Sree Sastha Temple of Lord Ayyappa is the venue for the festivities. Thrissur Pooram was the brain-child of Raja Rama Varma or famously known as Sakthan Thampuran, the Maharaja of Cochin (1790–1805).

Elephant corridor: Govt awaits Bangladesh response

An elephant attacks a man in a field in Baghasole village, in West Bengal’s Burdwan district.

The Centre is awaiting a response from the Bangladesh government on the proposed trans-border corridors for smooth movement of elephants to reduce human-animal conflicts, which are evident from recent attacks by two jumbos who strayed from their group in West Bengal, leading to five deaths.

Environment Ministry puts Man-Elephant conflict on agenda

According to the environment ministry’s estimates, every year 400 people and 100 elephants lose their lives on account of human-elephant conflict.

New Delhi: Concerned at the increasing instances of elephant-human conflict, the environment ministry has proposed to put radio collars on elephants to study their migration patterns.

Balipara Foundation Report 2016

Balipara Foundation Report 2016

On the 5th & 6th of November 2015, we concluded the 3rd Edition of our Annual two day Conservation Event in Guwahati, Assam. These events were conceptualized around two distinctive varieties of mammals. The first is the largest of its type and the second the most intelligent. The first threatened and the second thriving. Both emotional and social creatures. Elephant & Man.

Balipara Foundation Report 2015

Balipara Foundation Report 2015

This booklet was specially complied to capture the spirit of Balipara Foundation & two key events – ‘Elephant Talk: Asian Elephants in the Wild’ and the ‘Balipara Foundation Awards 2014’. Designed and compiled by Balipara Foundation.

Acknowledgements

Balipara Foundation Team comprising of Sanjid Dutta, Robin Eastment, Nitu Kumar Kalita, Pragyan Sharma, Gautam Baruah, Sagar Shringarpure, Sangeeta Menezes and Kenrick Ferns.

Balipara Foundation acknowledges the contribution of Bittu Sahgal, Daanish Shastri, Anirudh Nair, Gaurav Shirodkar.

New Horizon of Hope for Rehabilitated Village in Assam

Happy villagers posing in front of a house
A villager in the process of shifting to his house
New Ram Terang Village

New Ram Terang Village, March 27, 2016: Today on the Easter Sunday, the first ray of sun over the New Ram Terang Village ushered in a new horizon of hope and bright future for the recent settlers from Kalapahar-Daigurung elephant corridor.

Elephant play mud slider

Back to the Roots: environmental heritage of India's North East
Back to the Roots: environmental heritage of India's North East

At Elephant Nature Park elephant like to play in the mud while raining and also slider on the mud. Hope you enjoy this video.
Music by : Media Right Productions

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