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Fri, 24 Nov 2017

Northeast Today

Environment

 Hot News
    Chinese Women Breeds 1,00,000 Cockroaches

Chinese Women Breeds 1,00,000 Cockroaches

An enterprising Chinese woman has turned her house into a breeding ground for 100,000 cockroaches and sending them to pharmaceutical companies to be used in some Chinese medicines. Yuan Mexia,

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    Bamboo Offers Solutions to Global Warming, Rural Poverty

Bamboo Offers Solutions to Global Warming, Rural Poverty

By Ashok Kumar Bamboo, the fastest growing grass, can not only help fight climate change but can also bring economic empowerment to women in the rural areas. These were some

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    Urban Flood Disaster in Guwahati; A Holistic Mitigation & Preparedness Strategy

Urban Flood Disaster in Guwahati; A Holistic Mitigation & Preparedness Strategy

By Kumar Deepak, Environmentalist, UNDP Guwahati is the ‘gateway’ channel for the seven sisters of the north-east region of India. As per official Census Report 2011, the population has surpassed

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    Global Ecological Destination Under Rising Threat of Illegal Possession & Construction

Global Ecological Destination Under Rising Threat of Illegal Possession & Construction

Deepar Beel is one of the Wetland Ecosystem, designated as the “Wetlands of International Importance” under the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands, 1971. Being a Ramsar site, this wetland habitation allocated

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    Assam: Tourist Guest House inside Man-Made Forest

Assam: Tourist Guest House inside Man-Made Forest

The inauguration of a tourist guest house inside the JFMC man-made forest at Bhairabkunda near the Assam-Bhutan-Arunachal junction has been appreciated by nature-loving people of the district. The tourist guest

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    Six Tokay Geckos Missing from Assam Zoo

Six Tokay Geckos Missing from Assam Zoo

In an embarrassment for the State forest department, six Gecko lizards have vanished from their enclosure at the Assam State Zoo, leaving the zoo officials scrambling to find the rare

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Scientists Team to Study Amur Falcon

  Scientists Team to Study Amur Falcon

By Sobhapati Samom A team of scientists from Bombay Natural History Society is expected to visit Tamenglong in Manipur on

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Rhino Gunned Down in Pobitora Sanctuary

  Rhino Gunned Down in Pobitora Sanctuary

An adult male rhino was gunned down and its horn taken away by poachers in Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary today, taking

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Unabated Encroachment is on in Assam Forests

  Unabated Encroachment is on in Assam Forests

Unabated encroachment is on in Assam reserve forests, posing a danger to the conservation prospects of the State. A total

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Dogs Causing Ecological Problems in Sikkim

  Dogs Causing Ecological Problems in Sikkim

The rising population of feral dogs running in wild packs is causing ecological problems in the higher reaches of Sikkim

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Birder Snaps Rare Mountain Scops Owl in Sikkim

  Birder Snaps Rare Mountain Scops Owl in Sikkim

M. Shivashankar, a birder from Karkala in Udupi district, has managed to take a snap of the least seen Mountain

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Assam Zoo; Only One in the World to Have Pygmy Pig

  Assam Zoo; Only One in the World to Have Pygmy Pig

By Sushanta Talukdar The Assam State Zoo is set to welcome a few pygmy hogs this week, making it the

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Scotland Earth Heroes Award to Nagaland Village

  Scotland Earth Heroes Award to Nagaland Village

A nondescript village in Nagaland’s Wokha district, Pangti, has drawn the attention and earned appreciation of international agencies in their

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Amur Falcon Massacre in Manipur

  Amur Falcon Massacre in Manipur

Come October, the migrating Amur falcon comes back to Tamenglong, Manipur and contiguous areas including Assam and Nagaland. These birds

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Climate Change; There is no Ambiguity, Time is not on Our Side

  Climate Change; There is no Ambiguity, Time is not on Our Side

Climate change is happening, it’s almost entirely man’s fault and limiting its impacts may require reducing greenhouse gas emissions to

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Tripura to Experiment Effectiveness of Neem

  Tripura to Experiment Effectiveness of Neem

Institute of Pesticide Formulation Technology (IPFT) of Ministry of Chemical and Fertilizer entrusted Bio Technology department of Tripura along with

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Serious Problem about Quality of M’laya Forest Cover

  Serious Problem about Quality of M’laya Forest Cover

Meghalaya has the highest forest cover which stands at 77 per cent in the country, but there is a serious

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