The Ecotourism Society of North East India has been celebrating ‘Tree Bihu’, a unique tree plantation festival woven around Rongali Bihu which marks the onset of the Assamese New Year and the coming of Spring! The festival urges people to plant at least one tree in the first week of the New Year!
According to WWF-India, six young volunteers, including three women, were abducted on Sunday, 6th February 2011 while conducting field monitoring for the All India Tiger Estimation Project in Chirang Forest Division of Western Assam. Three of the abducted women volunteers were released two days later.
Species like the Luna Moth (Actias luna) that now roam the region may soon be threatened if careful measures are not put in place today for preserving our biodiversity The Union Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoEF) recently published a Read More
Most of the states in Northeast India have been practicing hunting for food and as well as in cultural associations during festival. However, the age old hunting practice has now become a threat to several endangered species in the region. Read More
India is a party to the UN Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), which calls upon all parties to prepare National Biodiversity Strategy and Action Plans (NBSAP) for conservation and sustainable use of biological diversity. Accordingly, India had developed a ‘National Read More
To raise awareness towards conservation of wildlife and prevent extinction of endangered species, October 1 to 7 is observed as the World Wildlife Week. The week was marked well across India and wildlife groups and organisations rededicated themselves to the Read More