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Along with the rest of the places, World Wildlife Day was also celebrated in eastern Assam’s Dibrugarh on Monday.

Department of Zoology of Digboi College, Nature Conservation Foundation, Mysore, Forest Range Office, Joypure under Dibrugarh Forest Division and NSS Digboi College Unit, conducted the daylong celebration of the World Wildlife Day, 2019 on Monday.

In the wildlife programme special reference to Hornbill conservation and other important flora and fauna were discussed.

The programme started with introduction by Duleswar Tamuli, forester, followed by a speech by Sarat Chandra Neog, range officer of Joypure, under Dibrugarh Forest Division on the occasion.

Rajib Rudra Tariang, assistant professor in the department of Zoology of Digboi College delivered the lecture on the topic ‘Climate Change and its impact on Wildlife and Human Population’. With 120 slides on the topic, Tariang, highlighted about the present forest cover in the entire globe and also locally showed what causes global warming and how population is going to suffer if not checked and protect the forest in proper time.

Avik Chakraborty is Northeast Now Correspondent in Dibrugarh. He can be reached at: babs8oct@gmail.com

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