People in northeast India fear bamboo flowering. According to an ancient belief when bamboos flower, there is death and destruction.

Biodiversity characterisation at landcape level was carried out using Indian remote sensing satellite data in North Eastern region of India. This study presents the results of the project undertaken to build a national database on biodiversity at landscape level. This is important in order to check the alarming biodiversity loss currently taking place in this part of the country.

Shifting agriculture on the hillsides has been going on for centuries. In recent times, it has been blamed for degrading the ecology. Agriculture is a sound ecological management strategy, provided it is sustainable

The Himalaya is the youngest range of mountains in the world are immensely prone to earthquakes. The entire range falls in seismic zone 5 and 4 it is highly prone to earthquakes of destructive intensity. The major Indian towns in the Himalaya have all g

Earthquakes don't kill; badly built houses do. A look into houses in India that have withstood several earthquakes

Houses that hold on

Assam type solution

introduced during the 1950s in the Northeast, rubber is proving to be a valuable cash crop for the tribal people who live on shifting cultivation. "The Rubber Board's experience in the Northeast

Rubber plantations in India's northeastern states are now under attack from various diseases such as oidium secondary leaf fall (SLF). The rubber plantation in the region was undertaken by the

geoscientists and physicists in Assam have warned that the northeastern parts of India and western Burma are likely