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Author: Amarjyoti Borah

The Majuli beetle turns from pest to delicacy

A beetle menace brought about by climate change in Majuli, a large island on the Brahmaputra River in Assam, has been ingeniously brought under control by turning it into a culinary delicacy

The farmers of Majuli, an island on the Brahmaputra River in Assam, have turned the beetles that attacked their crops into their newest cuisine. Majuli, one of the largest…Read More

New Assam government vows to oppose big dams

In a region dotted with large dam projects and public protests against them, the state’s water resources minister says big dams ruin environment, promises to push micro and mini hydro projects instead

Environmental issues seem to have played an important role in the recently concluded assembly elections in the Indian state of Assam. The alliance led by the Bharatiya Janata Party…Read more