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In a world where consumerism and materialism are increasing, the celebration of World Environment Day is a time to reflect on whether our collective behaviour needs to be modified to address challenges such as climate change and biodiversity loss.
Under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), there is a requirement for countries prior to seeking result-based financing to show how all the social and environmental safeguards presented in the Cancun Safeguards are
component under KSLCDI, Wildlife Institute of India (WII), Dehradun, Uttarakhand Forest Department and The International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD), are organising a workshop on, “Developing
the far-reaching nature of wildlife crime and – with the slogan “Go Wild for Life” – encourages people to change their habits to reduce demand for illegal wildlife products, and to press everyone
the far-reaching nature of wildlife crime. The slogan for this year’s WED is ‘Go Wild for Life’. It seeks to encourage people to change their habits to reduce the demand for illegal wildlife
World Environment Day 2016
The National Trust for Nature Conservation (NTNC) has been working in Nepal since 1982. For over two decades, the autonomous non-profit organization has implemented more than 200 projects on nature conservation, ecotourism, sustainable development,
Experts from the Gilgit Baltistan Environmental Protection Agency (GB-EPA), WWF and AKRSP highlighted the high value functions and services mountain ecosystems provide to support human life. ICIMOD Pakistan staff shared Director General David
together with the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) and the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), celebrated the International Biodiversity Day in Kabul on 23 May 2016, with the support of the Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation,
The G B Pant National Institute of Himalayan Environment & Sustainable Development, (GBPNIHESD), the Indian nodal organisation with support from Government of West Bengal and Sikkim, organised a day long consultative meeting on 15 May 2016 in
together with the Wildlife Conservation Society, United Nations Environment Programme, and UK Department for International Development, supported the National Environmental Protection Agency (NEPA Afghanistan) to celebrate the World
The International Day for Biological Diversity (IDB) programme highlighted the importance of biological diversity in sustainable development and enhancement in local livelihoods and was celebrated 22 May 2016 at Hotel Mashabrum in Skardu, Pakistan.
The Kangchenjunga Landscape (KL), one of the six transboundary landscapes identified by the International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) and its partners in the Hindu Kush Himalaya (HKH), is shared by Bhutan, India, and Nepal.
Nepal’s Minister of Population and Environment Jaya Dev Joshi and Officiating Chairperson of the Parliamentary Committee on Environment Protection Man B Bishwokarma jointly launched three reports prepared as part of the National Adaptation Plan
The innovative process, named Landscape Journey, offers a multidisciplinary team to connect with nature, culture, society, build a shared sustainable vision, and develop integrated and collective actions. The trip is a tool based on the simple
The Kangchenjunga Landscape (KL) spreads over an area of 25,085.8 sq.km that is home to 7.2 million people. Nepal covers 21% of total KL area and is home to 11% of the total landscape population.
Chitwan and Nawalparasi are districts within the Terai Arc Landscape in Nepal, where the first REDD+ programme is being developed by the REDD Implementation Centre (REDD IC) to access result-based payment from the Forest Carbon Trust Fund. REDD+ has
Connecting Terrestrial ‘Islands’ to Promote Biological Diversity
Kailash Sacred Landscape Initiative