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Int’l conference on Hindu Kush Himalaya begins in Lalitpur [Video]
In the mountains, permafrost stabilizes rock slopes, moraines and debris-covered slopes. For instance, moraines consist of loose sediment often held together by permafrost. When permafrost thaws, slopes become more vulnerable to erosion. Debris and
In the Hindu Kush Himalayan region, many people live near permafrost or in areas potentially affected by changes in permafrost. Permafrost is ground material at or below 0°C for two or more years. The near-surface layer above it thaws during the
HICAP Grant Programme for Journalists
Asia-Pacific Youth Forum on Climate Actions and Mountain Issues. Kathmandu, Nepal. 8 - 12 August 2011.
Under HICAP’s communications and outreach component, GRID-Arendal and ICIMOD will hold a training workshop for journalists from 28 September to 3 October 2015 in Kathmandu...
Call for Applications: Training Workshop for Journalists in Northeast India
Young minds come up with solutions to address global challenges
International Mountain Day 2014 Celebrations in ICIMOD’s Member Countries
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.
Joint call for South-South and Regional Cooperation to tackle climate change challenges
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...