Lesser whistling duck outnumbered all other birds sighted during recent water birds census conducted across the Loktak lake, the largest fresh water body in the North East.

Anti–dam protestors from all over the North Eastern state converged at Mairaing, West Khasi Hills to led thier support to the the Indigenous Biodiversity and Social Welfare Organisation (IBSWO) cam

Loktak freshwater lake has been their source of living for generations

Protesting eviction, fishermen of the Loktak lake in Manipur have decided to fight for their rights. A meeting of fishermen and their family members, held on the Thanga islet on Sunday, condemned the “insensitive decision” of the government which forbids them from machine-fishing and plucking edible water plants in the largest freshwater lake in the northeast, their source of livelihood for generations.

IMPHAL: The Loktak Development Authority(LDA) has warned the people against consumption of fish which is being caught using insecticides in general and Hildan in particular.

Imphal: The majestic Loktak Lake in Manipur is being cleared of all floating fishing huts that have mushroomed encroaching upon the core zone of the wetland.

IMPHAL: As a part of preserving the ecological balance in the Loktak, the biggest natural lake in Eastern Indian, the officials of the Loktak Development Authority (LDA) have started forcing the fi

Imphal: The Loktak hydro-electric power project, commissioned three decades back, has reached electricity to thousands, but robbed thousand others of their livelihood.

There will be no more public hearings on Loktak Downstream project as villagers have expressed their opinion in its favour after the first and the only hearing was held at Thangal village of Tamenglong yesterday.

A statement was signed jointly by Tamenglong deputy commissioner K. Panmei and member secretary of Manipur Pollution Control Board K.

IMPHAL, Feb 24

Plankton samples collected from Loktak Lake (a Ramsar site) during November 2002-October 2004 revealed 51 species of Cladocera belonging to 28 genera and 7 families. Loktak lake holds the richest Cladocera biodiversity known from any individual aquatic ecosystem of India, so far.