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Tuesday, April 23, 2019

Three generations on, Khuna community has no land to call their own

Nepalgunj – On the edge of the forest adjoining Rapti River, there is a settlement of Khuna community in Bhamka village. The main occupations...

Water conservation for sustainable future

Kailali – Participants in a workshop titled “sustainable water resources management” have stressed on the need to manage water for sustainable future. The program...

Wild for Life campaign to protect nine new species

Wild for Life is UN Environment’s campaign against illegal trade in wildlife. International and national laws protect many species because their populations are at...

Community forest consumer groups should provide 10% of income to local level from now...

Kathmandu-- Every community forest consumer group has to provide 10% of income to the local level from now onward. The Law, Justice and Human Rights...

Local forced to eat vegetables laced with pesticides

Kathmandu-- Residents of Nepalgunj have been compelled to eat vegetables laced with pesticides due to the closure of Rapid Bioassay of Pesticides Residue (RBPR)...

Implementation of revised TMJ progamme begins

Kathmandu : A revised new programme has been implemented in the forest of Tinjure-Milke-Jaljale (TMJ) area of Province-1, popularly known as the country’s Rhododendron...

Groundwater level fast depleting in Kathmandu  

With the onset of dry season in the Kathmandu Valley, people have started experiencing perennial problem of drinking water. Almost 50 percent of the...

Health status and occupational risks in informal waster workers

Kathmandu-- Solid waste management is a major environmental and public health issue in Nepal, in particular in the Kathmandu Valley where 620 tonnes of...

Thousands of fish dead in Kamal Pokhari (See videopicture)

Kathmandu : Pollution, contaminated waters and lack of sufficient food are the main causes of fish kill in Kamal Pokhari pond located in central...

Rampant extraction of pebbles and sand; local body faces court cases

DANG – In December last year, dozens of trucks that reached the bank of Rapti River to transport stones, pebbles and sand had fled...