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The year 2015 was a memorable year for many reasons. The earthquakes on 25 April and 12 May that affected Nepal and neighbouring countries also disrupted operations at ICIMOD. However, the way ICIMOD and its partners responded will be something that
Wetlands in the Erhai Lake basin of Yunnan Province are a rich habitat for plants and animals and play a key role in water purification for China’s second largest highland lake.
World Environment Day 2014
Emission is a major determinant of air quality, and improving quantification and characterization of emission sources in the Hindu Kush Himalayan (HKH) region is one of the main goals of the Atmosphere Initiative of the International Centre for
On a crisp May morning, after a night’s heavy rainfall, a convoy of four-wheel drive vehicles climbed the 16 kilometer rough road from the Fishling village on the banks of the Trisuli river to the ridgetop at Ichhyakamana, Chitwan district, Nepal.
The International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD), together with the Institute for Advanced Sustainability Studies (IASS) in Potsdam, Germany, organized a tutorial workshop on the Weather Research and Forecast with Chemistry
for substantial air pollution in
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
The impact of ICIMOD’s work in 2015 is visible in its ability to work with its member countries to respond to the urgent needs of mountain communities, from investigating a glacial lake outburst flood in Bhutan to quickly responding to the
Renewable Energy Technology
We come from all the countries in the HKH region and many countries beyond, at present some 19 different nationalities in all, and we cover the diverse range of subjects related to sustainable mountain development.