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Friday, November 27, 2020

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...

Call to address environmental issues in Province 2

KATHMANDU - Concerned stakeholders have advised Province 2 government to bring in short-term and long-term plans to address the environmental issues that are becoming...

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....

Deforestation in Kailali in the name of development

DHANGADI – In recent times, hundreds of acres of forest are being destroyed in Kailali district in the name of development. Growing deforestation has added...

Int’l Conference concludes issuing Kathmandu declaration (With full-text)

Kathmandu- Three-day International Conference on “Water, Environment and Climate Change: Knowledge Sharing and Partnership" has concluded issuing a Kathmandu declaration. Over 700 experts and professional...

Garbage, sewage killing rivers in Dhangadhi

Dhangadi-- Mohana River that flows along the Nepal-India border is getting polluted day by day. Only garbage is not thrown in the Mohana River of...

Local government stresses on conserving water sources

Pyuthan : Human life is an integral part of nature. That is why, it is fundamentally entwined with the law of nature. Nature is...

Wild animals move upward in search of safer habitat

Rasuwa -- Nima Tamang of Thulosyaphru village from Gosaikunda Rural Municipality-5 in Rasuwa district is no more engaged in his traditional family occupation of...

How tall is Mount Everest? For Nepal, it’s a touchy question

By Bhadra Sharma and Kai Schulz Kathmandu, Nepal: Mount Everest is the tallest mountain in the world, but precisely how tall is it? It’s not such...

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...