Pema Gyamtsho

One Earth, many realities

World Environment Day has been observed since 1974, and millions of people worldwide participate in the celebrations every year. ...

A year for mountains

Last I shared a message with you, we had just celebrated International Women’s Day on 8 March, a day I ...

Groundwater: Making the invisible visible

When we talk about the abundant freshwater resources of the Hindu Kush Himalaya (HKH), we normally think of snow- ...

Mountain women on the frontlines of climate action

Climate change impacts all of us, but this burden is not evenly spread out. Our experiences, our privileges, our ...

Break the bias: Towards gender equality in the Hindu Kush Himalaya

Each year on 8 March, organizations and individuals around the globe come together to honour the struggles of women for ...

The promise of new beginnings

I’d like to extend my warmest wishes to all our friends for this New Year, which I hope will bring ...

The pandemic’s long shadow

As this news digest reaches you in this first month of 2022 and we while we continue to hope for ...

International Mountain Day 2021

This year, we celebrate the 18th International Mountain Day, with the theme ‘sustainable mountain tourism’. In the Hindu Kush Himalaya (HKH), ...