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State To Consult Experts For Protecting Keibul Lamjao

IMPHAL, Jun 18: Taking note of the expert opinion on the threat posed to the natural habitat of brow-antlered deer, Sangai from rampant growth of a type of grass known as Para Grass in Keibul Lamjao National Park, Department of Forest & Environment, Government of Manipur has decided to rope in the... 

Greenery Drive

IMPHAL, May 13: Giving a boost to the campaign for greenery as a counter measure to the challenges posed by climate change, Andro Assembly Constituency is all set for a massive tree plantation drive. Along with tying up with the Department concerned, one lakh saplings have been taken for planting at... 

Villagers Pledge To Cut Off Water Supply Line

IMPHAL, May 7: Intensifying its lingering protest against shoddy and ‘distracting’ plan of water supply line, Thungcheng villagers of Chandel district have reaffirmed and pledged to cut off the NLCPR water supply line from Thungcheng village to Khambathel village. The decision was taken in a plenary... 

State Finally Wakes Up To Climate Change, On Paper! Action Plan On Climate Change Drafted

IMPHAL, Apr 13: Along with drafting of an Action Plan on Climate Change, the State Government has geared up to combat the challenges posed by climate change in Manipur through eight missions. On the other hand, predicting acute shortage of water in Manipur as an impact of climate change in the years,... 

7 Manipur Fish Species Declared Endangered

IMPHAL, April 2 – Global environmental network International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) has listed 15 fish species including seven from Manipur as ‘Endangered’ freshwater fish species. This was stated in their recently released Red list of threatened species report on the status and... 

Dubious Record For Imphal With Highest SPM In NE, State Focus Shifts To Wetland Areas

IMPHAL, Mar 28: The Union Planning Commission has expressed deep concern over a survey report published by the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) which re-cords Imphal as having the highest amount Suspended Particulate Matter (SPM) among the cities of North East region. Meanwhile, the State Government,... 

Oh, No Comments On Manipur

About two months ago, a sultry July afternoon played host to some oldies of Manipur with ripe delicious mangoes and luscious pine-apples to my house. The purpose was solely for the rejuvenation of the waning friendship of ten of us with receding hairlines and grey patches who had seen seventy winters... 

Decaying Vegetable Matter Threatens Manipur`s Loktak Lake

Phumdi barrier at Loktak Lake. Image Credit: indiawaterportal.org IMPHAL, Feb 18: Known as the only floating lake in the world, Manipur`s Loktak lake is facing a threat due to the huge decaying vegetable matter floating on the water. The unique fresh water lake faced a threat to its existence due to... 

Loktak Lake: A Ramsar Site In Trouble

With natural habitats of wildlife shrinking, a big question arises: Is it really possible to prevent wildlife from extinction? If it is, then we ought to ask ourselves whether the threat to wildlife could be given a higher priority and find out ways and means to check it. Perhaps, extinction is the ultimate...