World Environment Day was also observed by Zingtun Tangkhul Katamnao Long (ZTKL)-Green Zingtun Mission and hosted by ZKL at M Raikhan Ecological Park at Talui village in Ukhrul district of Manipur on June 6, according to a delayed report.
The participants of the event observed the day by planting “native fruit trees and orchids” in M Raikhan Ecological Park.
“It is a local action with global significance. We can also contribute more to society by taking up actions based on the theme ‘living sustainably in harmony with nature’. The activities commemorating the 2022 celebration of the World Environment Day at Talui Village Community Hall were carried out by about 60 participants,” said a press release by the organisers.
Participants were from different village student units and the public. The programme was led by TKL Christina Shangjam, and the celebration of World Environment Day was deliberated by Ngalengshim. He also deliberated on the basic concept and significance of Environment and Biodiversity for our livelihood.
He elaborated on the Ukhrul district environmental conditions like forest fire, hunting, deforestation, and the uses of pesticides and fertilizers- the main threats to the biodiversity and environment which they have found from their Rainforest Biodiversity of Phalee documentation and research.