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Ecosystems

Retreating Indigenous Bee Populations (Apis Cerana) and Livelihoods of Himalayan Farmers

Biodiversity

Mountain Livelihoods

Indigenous Honeybees and Honey Hunters of Himalayas: A case of Apis laboriosa in Kaski District of Nepal

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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,

Too Much or Too Little Water in the Himalayas

Urbanization is leading to water scarcity for millions of people in the growing cities of the Hindu Kush Himalayas. The massive river systems that supply the water for a range of daily needs, from drinking water to electricity generation, can’t

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

Abdur Rahim, a victim from the Lebubagan area, described the landslide of 2007: “It rained continuously for a week and then, one morning, the hills fell apart in quick succession from three sides...

Indian ministers call for stronger partnerships within Himalayan countries for adaptation to climate change

The landslide early warning system developed by the BUET-JIDPUS will help authorities to reach out to these communities on time to alert and relocate them.

Yak are integral to the culture and livelihoods of the high Himalayas, but border closures and restrictions have altered the traditions of nomadic pastoralists and closed the road to genetic exchange, while negative impacts are magnified by changing

ICIMOD research argues that a ’nexus approach’ should be incorporated into future climate change adaptation strategies

Today, stories of climate change, glaciers melting, landslides, and water scarcity overload our everyday lives. The stories of environmental degradation are so overwhelming that there is a sense that we cannot really do anything about it. Yet, there

The earthquake caused several secondary geo-hazards. More than 3,000 landslides occurred in the steep mountains and hills throughout the earthquake affected zone, posing additional risk to people and infrastructure (ICIMOD, 2015a).

are facing increasing pressure from climate change and rising consumption. This problem is especially acute in the Hindu Kush Himalayan mountains, which are home to 210 million people and provide water to over 1.3 billion

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Photo Stories: International Day for Biological Diversity (IBD) 2017