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Environment minister must stop ignoring illegal logging

Roads built illegally through endangered rainforest and plants vulnerable to extinction, multiple failures to find and protect feed trees for Koala and Yellow-bellied Gliders before logging, and thousands of breaches of the rules for retaining and protecting fauna habitat trees, have been identified by the North East Forest Alliance (NEFA) in a new report on site inspections in Cherry Tree State Forest* following recent logging operations by the NSW Forestry Corporation.

Kaziranga price: Rs 2200cr

Guwahati, Jan. 28: Kaziranga tiger reserve now has a price tag, but it's not for sale.

Bhopal-based Indian Institute of Forest Management (IIFM) has conducted a study to assess the tiger reserve in terms of money for the first time, on the request of National Tiger Conservation Authority.

The study - Economic Valuation of Tiger Reserves: A Value Plus Approach - has estimated the stock of Kaziranga tiger reserve at Rs 2,240 crore, which includes carbon storage and standing timber stock while the benefits flowing from it have been estimated at Rs 980 crore.

Conservation gets a boost with visit from The Duke and Duchess to Kaziranga National Park, Assam

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge will undertake official visits to India and Bhutan from 10-16 April. The tour, being carried out at the request of Her 

Majesty’s Government, will be the first time The Duke and Duchess have visited either country. 

Orang becomes Assam’s newest tiger reserve, but can the poachers be kept at bay?

In a major boost to tiger conservation in North East India, and Assam in particular, Orang National Park, located near the headquarters of Balipara Foundation, Nameri Field Station, was declared a tiger reserve last month, making it the fourth of its kind in the state and 49th in the country.

The 19 families of Ram Terang village, an elephant corridor

Man and beast can co-exist and in the constant war between humans and nature, a small village in Assam has shown all of us the way.

Ram Terang is a small village located  in Karbi Anglong, en route to the famous Kaziranga National Park. It is also home to 19 tribal families consisting of about 100 people. Located in the middle of a natural corridor used by elephants to travel between Kalapahar and Daigrung-Nambor Wildlife Sanctuary, the village was suffering the wrath of the animals and the animals at risk of human’s reaction.

Prof. Raman Sukumar, Elephant Talk 2015

Recommended conversion of areas in tea gardens into forest plantations which will provide passage to elephants, besides promoting tourism.

Lights, camera, conservation - by Dia Mirza

Nature lover and founder-member of WTI Club Nature, actor Dia Mirza is moved by how a few special people and organisations are making a huge difference in the wildlife reserve at Kaziranga

Creating Drivers for Asian Elephant Conservation

Asian Elephants in the Wild Conference, 2015 resolved to secure Trans-boundary Elephant Corridors & strengthen Cross-boundary relationships for the welfare of Asian Elephants

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