Category: Sustainable Living

  • 30 Travel Gems And Things To Do In Assam

    30 Travel Gems And Things To Do In Assam

    Explore Assam like a local on these offbeat trails, take part in activities that are truly Assamese and experience the slow life of its people! We bring you this massive post straight from our heart and a passion for this beloved land. 1. Go on a thrilling self drive trip to Mathangudi Lodge inside Manas […]

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  • Escaping Into the Beauty of Majuli Island | Travel Guide

    Escaping Into the Beauty of Majuli Island | Travel Guide

    Majuli is the largest inhabited freshwater river island in the world, situated right at the center of the mighty Brahmaputra river. An island always remains an isolated place where one does not expect a lot of hustle. It is one such nature’s silent venture to lure humans into serenity. With an area of 800 kilometer […]

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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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  • 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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  • Photo of the Day: Man and River

    The Diphlu River cuts through Kaziranga National Park and appears as serene as the expansive grasslands. It is a life saver for both humans and animals, ensuring a division between the two. Seen here, a man rafts in tune to the river.

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  • Celebrating Indigenous Peoples

    Celebrating Indigenous Peoples

    It has been exciting times. The United Nations’ International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples is coming up next month, and we have been engaging with three very thoughtful online campaigns/events meant for indigenous peoples. Based in a land of tribes, it is very inspiring for us to see people across the world uniting and […]

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  • Photo Of The Day – Life In The Mountains

    For the people who live in the mountains of Arunachal Pradesh, life is pretty much a simple affair, revolving around the chores of farming, weaving, festivals and foraging into the forests. Amongst the most important nature’s gift to the tribes are wood and bamboo, which are used in building almost everything they use in their […]

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  • Photo Of The Day: A Meyor House at Dong Village

    Dong is a splendid village in Lohit District, Arunachal Pradesh, located a few miles away from the Chinese border, famous for being the easternmost human settlement of India, and to receive the country’s first sunrise. There are many things to do in and around the village. Learn about the village culture of the hospitable and very traditional […]

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