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Saturday, August 17, 2019

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...

Glaciers are melting and air pollution is the cause

Deep inside the layers of ice sitting atop the Andes Mountains in Peru is evidence of the earliest human-caused air pollution. Within the core...

What’s happening to Greenland will affect the whole world – and our leaders need...

“The stability of nature can no longer be taken for granted,” David Attenborough said recently. If anyone still thought they could ignore the climate...

Separate bills on forest, environment and land presented in lower house

Three separate bills on forest, environment protection and land have been tabled in the meeting of the House of Representatives, the lower house of...

Politics overshadow Chure conservation

The business of construction materials like sand, stones, pebbles and gravel was one of the flourished industries in Nepal after the political change of...

Striking a balance between conservation and development

A few years ago, a team of scientists and engineers speculated in a documentary series what might become of Earth if humans suddenly disappeared. They...

Shey Phoksundo folk compelled to walk for seven days for government service

Dolpa : Locals of Shey Phoksundo Rural Municipality, Dolpa have been forced to walk for seven days to get service as the government offices...

UN report: Humans accelerating extinction of species

People are putting nature in more trouble now than at any other time in human history, with extinction looming over 1 million species of...

Natural disasters kill 454, damaging property worth Rs 4.5 billion in a year

Kathmandu : A total of 454 people lost their lives to several incidents of natural disasters last year in the country, the official data...