NECEER to Organise Worldwide Save Loktak Campaign in Pune

The North East Center for Environment Education & Research (NECEER) will be initiating the third phase of the ‘Save Loktak Lake Campaign’ in Pune tomorrow. With “Save Loktak Lake, Lifeline of Manipur” as its slogan, the campaign will be held at the seminar hall of Nowrosjee Wadia College, Pune. The ‘Save Loktak Lake Campaign’ was launched as an awareness programme by the NECEER, Imphal towards the conservation of Loktak Lake in Manipur. A total of 600 volunteers and 32 city

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Bird Flu Confirmed in Agartala Farm, Culling of Poultry Ordered

H5 strains of Avian Influenza or bird flu have been confirmed in the poultry samples collected from Government Duck Farm in R.K. Nagar in Agartala, Tripura. The samples had been forwarded to ERDDL, Kolkata and High Security Animal Disease Laboratory (HSADL) in Bhopal for testing. Both the tests have confirmed that the samples from Government Duck Farm are positive for H5 strain of Avian Influenza. The authorities have been quick to act and have given out instructions for the culling

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Jatinga Bird Mystery Promotes Tourism in Assam

The world is often thrown into mystical debates by the occurrence of unexplained phenomenon which initiates scientific search for answers. Something similar happened in the beginning of this year in many parts of the world. Some are inclined towards believing that such incidents are a sign that the world is coming to an end in 2012 as predicted and believed by many. Others, especially from the scientific group are suggesting that it’s all natural and there is nothing to worry

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Emu Rearing: Innovative Poultry Farming in Northeast India

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. Birds like the Hornbill are now rarely found, in regions where they once frequented in huge numbers. The biodiversity of this biodiversity hotspot is under threat of extinction and something surely needs to be done before its too late. One

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