The Arctic meets the Himalaya

The first Inter-Polar Conference in Kathmandu shares knowledge and solutions to the climate crisis

Small is possible at Godavari park

ICIMOD’s Living Mountain Lab demonstrates appropriate technology for farming sustainably in the Himalaya

“We have not respected the fragility of the Himalaya”

What is happening in Pakistan this week is a warning sign of things to come for the entire Himalayan region due to the climate crisis

The elephant whisperer of Nepal

When I arrived in February, Bahundangi in Jhapa seemed like a sleepy little town, but the quiet was often interrupted, not by...

Climate change is a disaster in the Nepal Himalaya

Floods, a declining yarsagumba crop and collapse of trekking combine to impoverish farmers in Nepal’s remotest district

“Time to walk the talk on climate change in the Himalaya”

The newly-appointed Director General of the International  Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) Pema Gyamtsho began his tenure during the Ministerial Mountain...

Himalayan rivalry impacts climate science

Environment ministers from eight countries that border the Himalaya were all set to gather in Kathmandu in April for a rare meeting...

Forests replace glaciers in the Himalaya

[caption id="attachment_54080" align="alignnone" width="900"] Panoramic view of Manang Village and the Gangapurna and Annapurna III Glaciers that have retreated dramatically since 1980....

Already fragile, Himalaya faces COVID-19 risk

The 300 million inhabitants of the Himalayan mountains, already threatened by the climate crisis, now face new risks to their livelihoods from...

Declaring an emergency

The Sagarmatha National Sambaad held this week was a dress rehearsal for a bigger international event slated for April, Nepal’s own version...