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Friday, October 18, 2019

More than 2,300 tigers killed and trafficked this century: report

Geneva - More than 2,300 endangered tigers have been killed and illegally trafficked since the turn of the century, according to a report published...

‘Invisible’ crisis of water quality threatens human and environmental well-being: World Bank report

Deteriorating water quality worldwide is slashing the economic potential of heavily polluted areas, according to a new World Bank report, released on Tuesday. It...

Integrating Green and Gray Infrastructure for Water Security and Climate Resilience

"Integrating Green and Gray – Creating Next Generation Infrastructure" is a joint report from the World Bank and the World Resources Institute (WRI) that...

Migration and the climate crisis: the UN’s search for solutions

Throughout human history, migration and climate have always been connected, but in the modern era, the impacts of the man-made climate crisis are likely...

A refuge for royalty

In 1850, a tiger’s paw prints could be found in both the hardpacked snow of Siberian forests and the soft beach sands of Bali....

Organic pollution is minimal in watersheds: Study

Kathmandu– USAID Paani Project has conducted a research tittled, River Health and Biodiversity Profiling in the Karnali and West Rapti Wathersheds: Implications for Basin...

Debate over pesticide residue test is the result of sheer negligence

It is not a new issue that pesticides are massively used in fruits and vegetables and as a consequence it has been adversely affecting...

Smart wastewater management can help reduce air pollution

“Walk along the Bagmati river in the Nepalese capital, Kathmandu, and you are hit by a pervasive stench, underlining the fact that poor wastewater...

2.2 billion people still don’t have access to clean drinking water

A new report by the World Health Organization (WHO) and United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) finds that 2.2 billion people, more than a quarter...

Nigeria’s War of the Land

Kaduna (Nigeria) --  "Move! Move!" The herders cry, the packed crowd divides, and a vast column of cattle charges through the swirling dust, their...