Earth day award for Nagaland forest guard

  1. Alemba Yimchunger, a Forest Guard at Fakim Wildlife Sanctuary, Kipheri district of Nagaland, has been awarded the ‘Earth Day Network Star’ He has been awarded for his services rendered to the conservation and protection of biodiversity.
  2. The awarded has been given by Earth Day Network. It is a US based international environmental NGO and has presence in 195 countries. The organization leads and coordinates activities on the Earth Day worldwide.
  3. Earth Day is an annual event celebrated on 22nd April. It celebrates the earth’s environment and raises public awareness about pollution. The first Earth Day was celebrated in 1970