Eastern Himalayas

The League of Extraordinary Individuals at BFA 2017

The League of Extraordinary Individuals at BFA 2017

The power to make a difference lies within us all. Nothing could demonstrate this fact more clearly than the recipients of this year’s Balipara Foundation Awards – ordinary men and women with extraordinary achievements.

Eastern Himalayan Naturenomics™ Forum 2017

Eastern Himalayan Naturenomics™ Forum 2017 Photo Credit: Jeevan, Courtsey Pixabay

The distinctive richness of the Eastern Himalayas can be attributed to its colorful biodiversity, numerous niche ecosystems, and vibrant communities. Understanding the dynamics, structure, and functioning of these systems adds an enormous complexity to not only their conservation and restoration, but also in engaging stakeholders and finding innovative long-term solutions.

Renowned Botanist Scott McMahan Explores the Eastern Himalayan Botanic Ark

Renowned Botanist Scott McMahan Explores the Eastern Himalayan Botanic Ark

Enamored by plant stories, captivated by the mysteries of their origin and etymology, and in a constant move to explore exotic plant species – Scott McMahan, Manager of International Plant Exploration Program, Atlanta Botanical Garden, is happy when referred to as a seed collector than a plant collector.

Preserving Tibet - The Water Tower of Asia to avert the Global Water War

His Excellency President of Central Tibetan Administration, Dr. Lobsang Sangay, delivered the 5th Rabindranath Barthakur Memorial Lecture, 2017. In honour of Shri Rabindranath Barthakur, he speaks about preservation & conservation of the Eastern Himalayas and the Tibetan plateau- the Water Tower of Asia.

About 50% of glaciers in Tibet already disappeared: Tibetan President

His Excellency Dr. Lobsang Sangay

Dharamshala — “About 50% of Tibet’s glaciers have already disappeared and that two-thirds of the remaining 46000 glaciers could disappear by 2100. This is a grim situation and all nations should work in concert to find a lasting solution,” said President Dr Lobsang Sangay while addressing a press conference in Guwahati as part of the Eastern Himalayan Naturenomics Forum organised by the Balipara Foundation.

Balipara Foundation Awards 2017 - Winners Case Study

Balipara Foundation Awards 2017 - Winners Case Study

Since 2013, Balipara Foundation has highlighted and invested in the efforts of societal entrepreneurs who are working tirelessly to create social, economic and environmental impact in protecting the essential natural resources and restoring the beauty of the Eastern Himalayas. Through the Balipara Foundation Awards, we award, reward and recognize these extraordinary visionaries of the Eastern Himalayas and their indomitable contribution.

The Himalayan - A Naturenomics™ Publication

The Himalayan - A Naturenomics™ Publication

The distinctive richness of the Eastern Himalayas can be attributed to its colorful biodiversity, numerous niche ecosystems, and vibrant communities. Understanding the dynamics, structure, and functioning of these systems adds an enormous complexity to not only their conservation and restoration, but also in engaging stakeholders and nding innovative long-term solutions.

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