Conservation Mizoram, in collaboration with the Sailam Ecological Conservation Society, successfully conducted the Mizoram Bird Census, Chapchar Awllen Sava Chhiarpui 2024 (CASC2024) for the fourth consecutive year. The closing ceremony took place at the Sailam Bird Sanctuary in Mizoram with over 50 attendees.
The first population estimation survey of Amur falcons in Manipur's conflict-ridden Tamenglong’s Chiuluan village has been completed, revealing an approximate count of 1,41,274 migratory birds currently roosting there. The survey was conducted by 11 members of Wildlife Explorers Manipur (WEM), an animal lovers’ group in the state, using drones, Global Positioning System (GPS) devices, and telephoto cameras.
Experts of Wildlife Explorer Manipur (WEM) supported by volunteers of the Rainforest Club Tamenglong (RCT) and forest staff carried out the census exercise at 3 roosting sites of the falcons in the thick jungles of Chuilon along the banks of Barak river since early in the morning till afternoon.
Ganges river dolphins have been spotted at Bolaighat in a shallow tributary river stream of the Charikoriya River, the lifeline of the Dhakuakhana Sub-division of the Lakhimpur district.
Following her repeated absence, the court issued an arrest warrant against the Bollywood actress after police filed charges against her.
Alligators and crocodiles are the top predators. Nevertheless, there are a few species that can compete with them.
A new study by two scientists from the Wildlife Institute of India (WII) has revealed that the clouded leopard in western Assam’s Manas National Park and Tiger Reserve play a mysterious game of hide-and-seek in the tropical canopy forests, claiming their personal territory.
In an effort to preserve and protect Hoolock Gibbons, an endemic animal of the state of Assam, Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on June 30 shared government’s plan to build arboreal bridges and insulate transmission lines.
Timber mafia is becoming the greatest threat to Assam's flora and fauna said Devajit Moran, a Wildlife worker and environmentalist.
In yet another instance of wild, reclusive animals being found far from their habitat after a Slow Loris was rescued from Sonbeel in the Karimganj district in Assam.
Churachandpur Battalion of Assam Rifles under the aegis of HQ IGAR (South) organised an awareness programme on the Impacts of Deforestation and the importance of forests in shaping the environment
On the auspicious occasion of International Forest Day, a vulnerable turtle has been rescued from a pond in the Motirchar area of Dhubri district on March 21.
Forest officials were excited when they spotted a tiger in Arunachal’s Namdapha National Park and Tiger Reserve in Changlang district on February 10.
Manipur State Wetland Authority had selected seven wetlands for its restoration under Wetlands (Management and Conservation) Rules 2017.
Visitors, environment activists have stumbled upon carcasses of migratory birds in Jorhat’s Barsala Beel and have raised concerns over the safety of these winged creatures.
However, many people indulged in community fishing at Deepor Beel from wee hours of January 8. During fishing season fishing starts as early as 4.30 am in the morning.
A four-day ‘Deepor Beel Winter Birding Festival’ to celebrate the winter migration of birds to our region. It will continue till January 17 in different sections of Deepor Beel
Talking exclusively to IndiaTodayNE, Lansothung Lotha, a Range Forest Officer shared some inputs as to how this event is helping young birdwatchers from the state and the purpose behind this one-of-a-kind event.
Higher concentration of heavy metals also has been a major concern for environmentalists and locals residing beside the Ramsar site. Migratory birds thrive at sites and various types of amphibians are also found at Deepor Beel. Locals beside the site also depend upon the beel for its resources like fish.
Over the last 45 years, the mosaic of grasslands, wetlands, and agriculture patches has been converted to either tea gardens or contiguous agriculture areas in most of the districts of Assam. Population growth has led to the expansion of urban and suburban areas in Kamrup, Dhubri, Majuli and Tinsukia.
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