Category: Conservation

  • NCF and Conservation of Hornbills in Northeast India

    NCF and Conservation of Hornbills in Northeast India

    Nature Conservation Foundation is at the heart of Hornbill conservation in Northeast India.  By introducing various projects along with the forest department and local communities it has brought a ray of hope for the survival of this magnificent species.  Many of the locals who once hunted the birds have now become its protectors in a […]

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  • Celebrating World Tourism Day 2015 at Namdapha National Park

    Celebrating World Tourism Day 2015 at Namdapha National Park

    Celebrated every year on September 27 ,World Tourism Day is an event which fosters awareness among the international community on the importance of tourism and its social, cultural, political and economic value. This year’s focus is on the transformative potential of #1billiontourists; defining the more than one billion tourists who every year travel to an […]

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  • Dams Versus Northeast India | Celebrating Indigenous Peoples

    Dams Versus Northeast India | Celebrating Indigenous Peoples

    Adopting this year’s official theme “Bridging the gap: implementing the rights of indigenous peoples” on the occasion of the International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples, we would like to talk about the issue of large dams which are threatening both environment and cultures in indigenous territories of Northeast India. With the region finding recognition […]

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  • 3 of the Best National Parks of Assam

    3 of the Best National Parks of Assam

    Assam is one of the picturesque states of India and falls in the remote northeastern part of the country. The richness of the region’s flora largely reflects the diversity of habitats. The fertile plains on the banks of mighty Brahmaputra River support a wide range of vegetation along the habitat of other rare wild species. […]

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  • World Responsible Tourism Day 2013 – Conservation with Parijat Academy

    More than a billion people have started traveling every year, a trend set to rise as this decade moves on. The time is all the more significant for the tourism industry to find sustainable solutions to protecting the people and resources on which it relies. Since the last seven years, World Travel Market (WTM) holds […]

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  • Tipaimukh Dam | A Threat To Nature And Native Culture

    Tipaimukh Dam | A Threat To Nature And Native Culture

    Dams have remained as a major instrument in the path of economic development and prosperity for a country and have been integral in bringing nations closer to each other. It has also played its role in creating mutual suspicions, mistrust and misunderstandings between nations as well as the government and its people. Dams help people […]

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  • Responsible Tourism Project Report: Tree Planting with Jadav Payeng in Assam

    Responsible Tourism Project Report: Tree Planting with Jadav Payeng in Assam

    Little more than a year back, we’d enthusiastically begun our first responsible tourism project – a fundraiser meant to assist the forest man of India – Jadav Payeng, in his quest to grow more trees in the Brahmaputra Valley. With this post today, Greener Pastures is proud to announce that the fundraiser has been successful. […]

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  • Eco-Tourism in Northeast India – 6 Responsible Cottages And Homestays

    Eco-Tourism in Northeast India – 6 Responsible Cottages And Homestays

    Northeast India is not one of those destinations found in every traveler’s list. This is mostly because of the region’s remoteness, closeness to sensitive international borders and absence of proper infrastructure. Call it godsend, the niche tourism acts as a safeguard to the region’s rich but delicate environment and cultures, whereas, if mass tourism was […]

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  • Climate Change And The Future Of Assam: Floods, Erosion And Danger

    Climate Change And The Future Of Assam: Floods, Erosion And Danger

    Assam, located delicately where South Asia meets Southeast Asia, is a land blessed with an extremely rich biodiversity and cultures, and can arguably be considered as India’s most fertile state. But, as the years pass, more and more CO2 is getting released to the air, making the planet warmer. For those with a keen eye, […]

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  • Jadav Payeng Of Assam – The Man Who Grew His Own Forest

    Jadav Payeng Of Assam – The Man Who Grew His Own Forest

    It is not easy these days to find an exceptional person. Someone who is genuine enough and compassionate enough – to surrender his life to giving. Leave all the magnificence of the whole wide world, and transcend to a state where none of it really matters. To go back to the roots; those that sprout […]

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