Interview

Times Environmental Hero Dr. Peter Raven on bio-cultural heritage of Eastern Himalayas

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. 

Talk Time with Wasbir Hussain: Lisa Mills

Talk Time with Wasbir Hussain: Lisa Mills
Talk Time with Wasbir Hussain: Lisa Mills

Lisa Mills, Elephants on the Line, an Elephant conservationist & educator speaks to Wasbir about the declining numbers of Elephants and the challenges of habitat de-gradation. She speaks about Elephant conservation success through education for the new generation and to provide the best of community & science to give to the Elephants. 

Eastern Himalayan Naturenomics™ Forum 2016: Talk Time with Wasbir Hussain - Ranjit Barthakur

Talk Time with Wasbir Hussain: Ranjit Barthakur
Talk Time with Wasbir Hussain: Ranjit Barthakur
Talk time with Wasbir Hussain in conversation with Ranjit Barthakur talking about the rich biodiversity of the North East and the creation of business out of nature,which can lead to building a bio-diverse economic nation. He emphasizes on interdependence between nature and economics, the concept of Naturenomics™, pioneered by Balipara Foundation, that creates models & proves that through nature and small community projects we can kick start an economy based on nature. 
 

Eastern Himalayan Naturenomics™ Forum 2016: Rajeev Goyal on Vertical University, Nepal

Sarita Dasgupta in conversation with Rajeev Goyal @ EHNF 2016
Sarita Dasgupta in conversation with Rajeev Goyal @ EHNF 2016

Rajeev Goyal, Director, Vertical Univrsity, KTK belt speaks to Sarita Dasgupta on the work of, his passion and vision for the "vertical University", KTK-Belt, Nepal and its objectives.

Eastern Himalayan Naturenomics™ Forum 2016: John Roberts on Eco-Elephant Tourism in Thailand

Sarita Dasgupta in conversation with John Roberts @ EHNF 2016
Sarita Dasgupta in conversation with John Roberts @ EHNF 2016

John Roberts,from Thailand's GTAEF, talks to Sarita Dasgupta about Elephant Tourism, the importance of Mahout Training and sensitizing them to the psychological and emotional needs of an Elephant and building a bond.

Eastern Himalayan Naturenomics™ Forum 2016: Dr Khyne U Mar on Asian Elephant Conservation in Myanmar

Sarita Dasgupta in conversation with Dr Mar @ EHNF 2016
Sarita Dasgupta in conversation with Dr Mar @ EHNF 2016

Dr. Khyne U Mar, The Elephant Lady of Myanmar, talks about legislation in Myanmar that protects the Asian Elephants as the Elephants are regarded as a National Treasure and a Protected Animal in her country. She talks about  the future of building a monitoring system in Myanmar that includes privately owned Elephants and information on its owners for the benefit of these Elephants.

Eastern Himalayan Naturenomics™ Forum 2016: Lessons from history for Sustainable Development

Bruce Rich in candid conversation with Sarita Dasgupta @ EHNF 2016
Bruce Rich in candid conversation with Sarita Dasgupta @ EHNF 2016

Sarita Dasgupta in conversation with Bruce Rich on Raising Economy for Eco-Friendly Initiatives

Eastern Himalayan Naturenomics™ Forum 2016: Lisa Mills on education for Asian Elephant Conservation

Lisa Mills in candid conversation with Sarita Dasgupta @ EHNF 2016
Lisa Mills in candid conversation with Sarita Dasgupta @ EHNF 2016

Sarita Dasgupta in conversation with Lisa Mills on conservation of Asian Elephants

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