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IJSTR >> Volume 9 - Issue 4, April 2020 Edition

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Movement For Rainforest Conservation In The North-East India During 1990s – 2000s:‘New Social’ Activism Of Nature’s Beckon In Assam

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Sun Gogoi



Ecological crisis, Developing countries, Nation-states, Nation-building, Nature’s Beckon, Rainforest conservation, Upper Assam.



The ecological crisis in the developing countries like India has its own unique features, as unlike the developed nation-states of the West, in case of the former, the process of development and economic growth is essentially connected with the goal and the process of ‘nation-building’, which has still not been accomplished to its fullest. Nature’s Beckon, an activist group representing North-Eastern India has been doing some tremendous jobs in the arena of environmental concerns of the region from the 1980s till date. In the last two decades (1990s-2000s), the issue of rainforest conservation in Upper Assam was central to its agenda and policy framework. The connected forest areas of Upper Assam constitute the most isolated, unspoiled and dense tropical rainforests in India.



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