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Assam’s Behali wildlife sanctuary: Only half the battle won for protection

The Assam government has issued a preliminary notification to grant wildlife sanctuary status to Behali reserve forest. A wildlife sanctuary is granted after the final notification is issued.  Behali Reserved Forest (BRF), declared in 1917, is the last remaining semi-evergreen forest in Biswanath district of Assam. Home to around 950 species, it has been demanding status […]