Dams Versus Northeast India | Celebrating Indigenous PeoplesRead more: 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…
3 of the Best National Parks of AssamRead more: 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.…
World Responsible Tourism Day 2013 – Conservation with Parijat AcademyRead more: 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…
Photo Of The Day – Kaziranga in the Monsoon SeasonRead more: Photo Of The Day – Kaziranga in the Monsoon Season
The annual monsoons play an important role in keeping the grasslands of Kaziranga National Park fertile, making way for great biodiversity to flourish. As seen here, the grasslands all green a few weeks back.
Wildlife Tourism in AssamRead more: Wildlife Tourism in Assam
Assam is a north-eastern state of India with its capital at Dispur (a suburb of Guwahati City) and can be aptly described as “the land of the red river and blue hills”. Known as one of the richest biodiversity zones in the world, it consists of tropical rainforests, deciduous forests, riverine grasslands, bamboo orchards and…
3 Winter Travel Ideas For February In North-East IndiaRead more: 3 Winter Travel Ideas For February In North-East India
North East India, located in the eastern part of the Himalayan hills, in the NE side of India, is a region that is inhabited by over 40 million people which are mainly divided into various tribes. Every tribe has its unique culture and traditions, and the differences are clearly seen if you check out the…
3 Of The Best Hidden National Parks Of North-East India | Wildlife TravelRead more: 3 Of The Best Hidden National Parks Of North-East India | Wildlife Travel
Northeast India is the eastern-most part of India linked with Eastern Indian via a filter arena packed amongst Nepal and the Bangladesh border. The “Seven Sisters” Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland and Tripura together comprise the North East India. Being recognized as one of priority Global 200 Eco regions by the WWF, there is…
Eco-tourism in North-East India – 3 Responsible DestinationsRead more: Eco-tourism in North-East India – 3 Responsible Destinations
Northeast India is one of India’s secrets, a remote unexplored land rich in biodiversity and indigenous cultures. Filled with rain-forests, Himalayan mountains and hills, tourism in the region is a delicate affair which revolves around environment and cultures, creating a mutually benefiting relationship of sorts. Three delightful destinations where ecotourism has flourished are – …
Photo Of The Day ~ Skulls And BonesRead more: Photo Of The Day ~ Skulls And Bones
The above photograph, taken at the magnificent grasslands of Manas National Park in the state of Assam in Northeastern India, reminds me of the cycle of life. Life is born and then life ceases to exist. All that’s left are bones and skulls, which eventually disappear too.
Photo Of The Day ~ When The Animals RiseRead more: Photo Of The Day ~ When The Animals Rise
With the first rays of the sun, the landscape of Kaziranga National Park of Assam changes into a mystery tale; of the noises of animals, songs of birds and of the thrill of a free tiger roaming somewhere around you. The jungle awakens, the predators rise and the preys begin to move.