Let’s go to Cholung Park

One of a kind facility in eastern Nepal conserves nature and preserves Limbu cultural heritage

Chepang in Nepal’s politics

Tokenistic representation of indigenous communities only perpetuates injustice and inequality

Remembrance and revival of Udhauli

The changing relations of Nepal's indigenous peoples with land, nature, and their rights in the post-identity, post-ideology political landscape

Power to the periphery

Bal Bir Biswakarma from the village of Lulang at the lap of Mt Dhaulagiri in Central Nepal is a 68-year-old subsistence farmer, descendants...

Sonia Awale

2 Nepal tiger reserves awarded

Two nature reserves in Nepal have been recognised for their success in involving local communities to conserve their tiger habitats.  Bardia National Park in Nepal and...

Human-animal interface in Nepal wildlife corridor

1 0 March 2020. It was an ordinary day for Renuka Sunar collecting fodder in a forest near her home in Kathariya...

The unsung heroes of conservation

Indigenous people and local communities provide the best long-term outcomes for conservation at a time when environmentalists debate strategies best suited for...

Unsung heroes of Nepal’s tiger recovery

Nepal serves as a global tiger conservation success story. Despite a decade-long civil war, floods and earthquakes, tumultuous politic, the tiger population...

Chitwan’s Bote people in a changing world

Little known fishing community clings to life at the edge of the jungle

Don’t follow my footsteps, says female mahout

Himani Tharu may be the first female elephant mahout serving in Nepal's national parks, but her story is hardly inspirational.Instead, it exposes...