Guwahati, one of the fastest growing cities in India, is thousands of years old. Once known as Pragjyotishpura or the city of eastern light, Guwahati has many ancient stories attached to it. This beautiful city finds mention in epics such as Ramayana, Mahabharata and the Puranas.
Petition filed against green nod granted to Dibang hydel project
(i) Take stock of the conservation and management status of the wetlands of Assam in general
(ii) Discuss the significance of good landscape connectivity of flood plain wetlands
(iii) Share the framework and results of Aaranyak-IUCN study on the Deepar beel on wetland connectivity and modelling
Admission open for 'MA in Ecology, Environment & Sustainable Development', Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Guwahatiposted 8 years 2 months ago
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No environment clearance in eight critically polluted areas
Not very far from Guwahati city but not too close either, perched on the gigantic Brahmaputra river, is the island of Umananda. It is the smallest inhabited river island in the world and is one with unusual stories beginning with even how it got its name.
The monsoon brings with it water-borne diseases like diarrhoea, cholera and dysentery, which cause suffering and death. Although this is a recurring theme annually, not enough measures are taken to prevent this. The state of Assam decided to take some action in May of this year.
Invite to the second Northeast Water Lecture & release of “Water Conflicts in Northeast India: A Compendium of Case Studies”, Forum and Aaranyak, Guwahatiposted 8 years 7 months ago
Conference Hall, NEDFi Convention Centre, "NEDFi House", G. S.Road, Dispur, Guwahati-781006, Assam
About the lecture
Aaranyak is looking for a Research Assistant for their Water, Climate & Hazard (WATCH) Programme in the Eastern Brahmaputra basin - Apply by February 10, 2013posted 8 years 11 months ago
14 months (February, 2013 –March, 2014)
Aaranyak (A Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation of India) is a frontline environmental organization of India based at Guwahati, Assam. It works all over the eastern Himalayan region on nature conservation, natural resources management, climate change, disaster management and livelihood enhancement of marginalized communities through research and advocacy.
Aaranyak wants to engage one ‘Research Assistant’ in a project on ‘Reducing flood risk by providing early warning and community based flood management planning in Eastern Brahmaputra basin, India’ being conducted under the supervision of Dr. Partha J. Das, Head, ‘Water, Climate and Hazard (WATCH) Programme’.