19th century Buddhist monastery facing extinction threat

Posted by - December 19, 2018

 Avik Chakraborty Namphake Buddhist monastery situated at Namphake village of Naharkatia in Dibrugarh district has been facing erosion threat from Buri-Dehing river since several years. The river is few meters away from the Buddhist monastery. The monastery was established in 1850 and is one of the oldest Buddhist monasteries in upper Assam.  Namphake village have

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World Environment Day: Commitment to Beat Plastic Pollution 

Posted by - July 31, 2018

Avik Chakraborty Assam also joined with the rest of the world in celebrating World Environment Day as he led the state in commemorating the day at Panbari Digboi with government’s commitment to protect the environment by beating the plastic pollution. Laying the foundation stone of Signature project in Digboi on June 5, 2018 as part

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Worldwide increase in methane bubbles due to climate change

Posted by - December 4, 2017

Researchers have found that a rise in temperatures due to global warming causes more frequent emissions from methane bubbles. When these methane bubbles burst, they release methane gas into the atmosphere that contributes to climate change. While most attention has been given to carbon dioxide, it isn’t the only greenhouse gas that scientists are worried

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Conserving Forests

Posted by - July 1, 2017

By: Rukmini Barua Deka “Here, in each and every village, areas would be demarcated to enable the people to plant saplings on special occasions to be able to live in harmony with nature. The present government at the centre has been stressing on pollution free environment. Due to the availability of abundant natural resources, Prime

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Connecting People to Nature

Posted by - May 31, 2017

By: Rukmini Barua Deka Once again, in an attempt to make the biggest global call and mobilization for action on World Environment Day (WED), 5 June, the UN Environment is gearing up for positive environmental action, observing the day all around the world. Since it began in 1972, worldwide, citizens have organized thousands of events

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Earth Day 2017: What is your solution?

Posted by - April 3, 2017

Earth Day is an annual event created to celebrate the planet’s environment and raise public awareness about pollution. The day, marked on April 22, is observed worldwide with rallies, conferences, outdoor activities and service projects. Started as a grassroots movement, Earth Day created public support for the creation of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and

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Nurture a Green Indoor

Posted by - October 12, 2016

By: Pratiksha Baruah (Architect) I believe, Plants bring Life to a space. Through my works, I strive to introspect how a design implementation becomes beneficial both in terms of aesthetics and health. In other words, I try to amalgamate architectural features with human psychology and health. I want to share my knowledge with the readers

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