Whether is Flood Doom or Boon for Kaziranga National Park of Assam, India?
Journal of Geography, Environment and Earth Science International,
The Kaziranga National Park of Assam is located in the floodplain ecosystem of the Brahmaputra River and hence the flood is the annual feature of the park. Amidst of it, the management for survival of the park along with its spectacular thriving is admirable. However, the perennial flood hurts the park at large carrying tragedies of different kinds such as land erosion, siltation of the water bodies, habitat degradation, damage of physical infrastructure, and exacerbate the accidents of the animals on the NH-37 and the poaching of the helpless animals. Conversely, the flood paybacks the park through nourishing and reviving its ecosystem in several ways such as refill the wetlands, refresh grasslands and remove invasive species, on annual basis. These, otherwise, would entail harder job and hence, a huge cost for the park management. Against this backdrop, an attempt has been made to examine to what extent, the flood is a doom for the park, and is a boon in the park through investigating and critically analyzing of the effects of flood on this world famed wildlife venture. Moreover, how the park authority has managed the flood season to mitigate its adverse outcomes has been examined in this academic work.
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