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Tuesday, April 23, 2019

Beekeeping booming in Dadeldhura

Yagya Bahadur of Chudapani in Alital Rural Municipality-1 of Dadeldhura district has beehives around his house. He has cultivated vegetables in a small patch...

Water crisis threatens wildlife in national park

Banke : Drying up of water sources has posed a threat to wildlife in the Banke National Park. The national park however was established some...

Yak festival in Falelung

Fidim : Yak festival was organised at Falelung rural municipality-4, Charrate in Panchthar on Sunday. The festival, organised to promote tourism through yak, had showcased...

Rhino census postponed due to lack of budget

The census of rhino in various national parks and forest areas slated for this year has been postponed for the next year due to...

Governments recommit to tackling illegal wildlife trade

Corruption remains a key driver of the illegal wildlife trade. At a conference held in October 2018 in the United Kingdom, governments discussed practical...

ADB study highlights measures to save fish population (with video)

Kathmandu: Special measures are needed in hydro and irrigation projects in Nepal to arrest rapidly declining fish stocks in the country’s rivers, according to...

Jumla village bans students from picking yarsa

Khalanga, Jumla : Patarasi rural municipality has banned students going for picking Yarsagumba (Cordyceps Sinesis) this year in a bid to assist their studies....

Rhino poacher crushed by elephant, devoured by lions in S.Africa

A suspected rhino poacher was trampled to death by an elephant and his body devoured by lions in South Africa's Kruger National Park, officials...

Wildlife rampage compels locals to abandon farming

Banepa : Nawaraj Sapkota, a local farmer of Panauti municipality-3, Telmale, Kushadevi was forced to quit his occupation after growing wild rampage lately. His annual...

Vultures on rise in Kanchanpur

Kanchanpur : The vulture population is on the rise in Kanchanpur district in recent years, thanks to the increasing public awareness on the need...