Environment News

Assam Flood

Over 3.1 million people affected in 25 Assam districts, 159 dead

Jul 01, 2022

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).

Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary

Environment journalists welcome disposing of rhino horns but only the real ones!

Aug 26, 2021

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.