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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
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
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
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.