Several flocks of birds, most of which are migratory from Siberia and Mongolia, were seen in the various water bodies of the Sanctuary from the second week of November 2022.
The Kaziranga National Park which opened for tourists on October 2 this year, has caught the attention of nature lovers where one wild animal after the other has been making a rare appearance, unperturbed by the presence of humans near their proximity.
Only 800 individuals of the white-winged wood duck are thought to be left in the wild, with 450 of them known to exist in India. This species is only found in the northeastern states of India
A dying Oriental Pied Hornbill is currently preparing to fly into the open sky after getting his life in the hands of nature lover Manoj Gogoi.
The group of migratory birds will remain in Manipur and Nagaland till the end of November and fly back to Africa in a non-stop flight covering over 20,000 km, said a forest department official.
A viral video on October 22, showed fireworks causing severe damage to birds. In Guwahati, hundreds of birds were observed fleeing from a tree
Addressing the 70th plenary session of the North Eastern Council (NEC) in Guwahati, the Meghalaya Governor said that nearly 80 percent of the state’s population is dependent on natural resources for sustaining varied forms of agri-based livelihoods.
25 districts are still under flood. 29,80,493 people are still affected by the floods. The number of people who lost their lives in flood-related incidents in the state this year has increased to 159 (141 in Flood & 18 in Landslide).
Asia Pacific Forum of Environmental Journalists (APFEJ) welcomes the decision of Assam government’s forest department to dispose the rhino horns which are in the stock of the state treasury to discriminate the message that it does not carry any aphrodisiac quality.
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