NE India: Home to Some Critically Endangered Species

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... Read more »

New Report on Climate Change Impact Assessment for India Highlights Key Concerns for Northeast

Assessing the impact of climate change on cities, states and nations has always been a challenge. To measure the impacts and forecast its impending results is but a stepping stone in the... Read more »

Mizoram Bags the IPVM Green Award 2010!

The Indira Priyadarshini Vriksha Mitra (IPVM) Awards were instituted in the year 1986 to recognize the pioneering and innovative contribution made by the individuals and institutions in the field of afforestation/wasteland development.... Read more »

Agitation Against Big Dam Construction Intensifies Within Assam

The issue of big dam construction in the Northeast, which has been at the center stage in Arunachal Pradesh, is now steadily gaining momentum in the state of Assam as well. The... Read more »

Mega Dams Same As Time Bombs, in Seismically Active Northeast Region

Recent studies in the last two decades, and micro-earthquake surveys in the Shillong Plateau and adjoining areas have revealed a high level of seismicity, indicating that the Plateau is under compressional stress.... Read more »

World Wildlife Week: PM’s Address to the Nation

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... Read more »

More Funds to Protect Tigers in Assam

The Government of India (GoI) has sanctioned funds towards the continuance of the  ‘Project Tiger’ Scheme in three tiger reserves of Assam. These are Nameri, Kaziranga and Manas Tiger Reserve. The funds... Read more »