Guwahati: Buddhist monks in Arunachal Pradesh’s Tawang — which China claims as its own — have risen against construction of dams that they fear may endanger monasteries in the district. One of the shrines
Religious taboo among the tribes of West Kameng – an excellent traditional system of conserving biodiversity
<p>Conservation of natural resources by traditional societies across the globe seems to have arisen out of the age-old practice of animistic religious belief systems. Such belief systems are fundamental
Water is an essential natural resource for human and living organisms. We use water for various purposes like drinking, cleaning, agriculture practices, transportation, etc. It is the prime resource for the hydel power station, providing electricity for domestic, industrial and commercial purposes.
Barter system, biodiversity and livelihoods of tribal communities: cultural diversity and conservation in eastern Himalaya
Arunachal Pradesh, being the largest state in eastern Himalayan region, has unique biodiversity and diverse cultural resources. The state is the homeland of five ecosystems and 26 major tribes. The livelihood security of tribal communities is determined by terrestrial and aquatic indigenous bioresources.
Indigenous knowledge of yak breeding and management by Brokpa community in eastern Himalaya, Arunachal Pradesh
Indigenous ways of conserving the animals through adoption of traditional breeding methods, classifying the breeds, diagnosing the diseases, and preventing the disorders and diseases by using locally available ethnoveterinary practices is still found to be rational and predominant in the remote places in India plays a pivotal role in conserving the animals