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Himalaya – Changing Landscapes photo exhibition now in Germany

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

New Reports Identify Impacts of Climate Change on World’s Highest Mountains

Media Coverage

Why Mountain Day?

Himalaya – Changing Landscapes photo exhibition on show in Berne, Switzerland

ICIMOD photo exhibition in Chiba

Knowledge Forum with Dr Rajendra Pachauri: Climate Change in the Himalayan Region and the Way Forward

HICAP in the news

The paper, written by an international team of researchers, presents the first detailed modelling study of all glaciers in the Dudh Koshi basin in the Everest region of Nepal. This blog post aims to provide a bit of background on modelling glaciers

actions from local to global levels.


Climate Change: Voices of Khumbu’s Children

What is the Third Pole

The Prime Minister of Nepal calls for an alliance of mountain countries at a meeting of Ministers during COP 15

of the impact of global warming and the changes in people’s lives. The exhibit elicited comments on the difficulty of sustaining local culture with modernisation, and on the pressures of urbanisation on the environment.


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

Air pollution has become part of life for people across large parts of Asia. Thick smog chokes cities and their inhabitants as black exhaust from diesel engines clogs the air on daily commutes.