Nameri National Park

Radheshyam Goenka- forest man of Assam.

Originally posted on BGT Travelography:
Mr. Radheshyam Goenka of  Dibrugarh spreading ‘Green Love’ for last 15years. Another ‘FOREST MAN OF ASSAM’, he planted over 20,000 ‘KRISHNACHURA’ tree (Delonix regia) in Dibrugarh City. Goenka, Dibrugarh’s very own Sundarlal Bahugana, is aiming to personally plant at least 20,000 trees in and around the town. Unlike many others,…

Photo Of The Day – Whreated Hornbill
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Photo Of The Day – Whreated Hornbill

The Whreathed Hornbill is an exotic tropical bird found from Bhutan to Southeast Asia. However, due to urbanization and illegal tree felling, the Hornbills along with other species face a threat of large scale habitat loss due to urbanization and illegal tree felling for profit. The above photograph, taken in Nameri National Park, near the foothills … Continue reading

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Sunset at Dibru-Saikhowa

Originally posted on alokchitra:
Dibru-Saikhowa National Park, one of the bio-diversity hot-spot located in the Tinsukia district of Assam is home to a number of endangered flora and fauna. The national park is home to the critically endangered white winged wood duck, endangered black breasted parrotbill, the unique feral horses, vulnerable marsh babbler, swamp francolin,…

Eco-Tourism in North-East India – 6 Responsible Cottages And Homestays
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Eco-Tourism in North-East India – 6 Responsible Cottages And Homestays

Northeast India is not one of those destinations found in every traveler’s list. This is mostly because of the region’s remoteness, closeness to sensitive international borders and absence of proper infrastructure. Call it godsend, the niche tourism acts as a safeguard to the region’s rich but delicate environment and cultures, whereas, if mass tourism was … Continue reading

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What can tourism do about wildlife poaching – silence is not an option

Originally posted on Jeremy Smith:
Tourism has always used the best shot. Beaches in brochures are enticingly empty or inhabited by immaculately toned models. The sun is setting with the concrete tower block cropped just out of view. Lazy travel cliches paint the best possible verbal pictures too, so that neigbourhoods are relentlessly ‘vibrant’, markets…