Conservation vs Conservatives

Nepal’s minister sees national parks as a gold mine, not as an ecosystem to be protected

Where wild things are

Just a short drive from the Ring Road is Pulchoki, Kathmandu Valley’s biodiversity treasure trove

Snakes on plains

On the Day of Serpents, profile of a young Nepali couple volunteering to rewild rescued snakes

Home away from home in Nepal

A model of resilience for Nepali tourism in the age of pandemics, conflicts and the climate crisis

Close encounter of the wild kind in Nepal

On World Rhino Day, a Nepali conservationist recounts being nearly gored to death, and a lesson in conservation

Rajendra N Suwal

Why is it vital to protect the Chure?

The Chure or Siwalik Range is the first of several folds of mountains that rise from Gangetic plains up to the highest...

Making the life of Nepal's captive elephants easier

Many who saw the photograph of the once majestic Kajalkali lying prostrate with an emaciated body, shrunken face and gashes on her legs and shoulders were heartbroken.When we at...

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...

Cats out of their cradle

Researchers have recorded three species of wild carnivores in Upper Humla in north-west Nepal, marking the first recorded sightings of the species...

Protecting Nepal’s parks by saving buffer zones

Next generation buffer zone policies will help conserve the country’s natural diversity for the future

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