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Sunday, January 19, 2020

Exploitation of Chure

Although Chure degradation has been identified as a major national problem, its continued exploitation has not been stopped due to the weakness of the...

Grasslands decreasing every year in Chitwan National Park

CHITWAN : Grasslands are decreasing in Chitwan National Park, the oldest national park of Nepal, every year. Until 1970, 20 percent of the park area...

The human health benefits of conserving and restoring peatlands

It is well known that peatlands matter for livelihoods, carbon storage, flood mitigation, and water quality, but a recent study has shown that peatlands also...

Helping countries with biodiversity conservation targets

Much of the work of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) is not headline-grabbing and involves things like gap analysis, assessments, strategic action plans...

Industrial area project affects plan of community forest

Kathmandu : The government’s initiative to establish industrial area in Shaktikhor, Chitwan has affected the preparation to open Udayapur Community Improved Furniture Industry, putting...

In the fight against climate change we need nature now more than ever

Nature-based solutions address major societal challenges, from food and water security, climate change, human health, to resilience The hottest month on record. Wildfires in the...

From heatwaves to rising seas: How trees defend us

It is common knowledge that planting trees tackles the causes of climate change by absorbing carbon emissions. Less known is the fact that forests...

Donor agencies pledges Rs 39 million through Forest Ministry

Kathmandu-- Various donor countries and agencies have decided to provide financial assistance of Rs 390 million in the fiscal year 2019/2020 to run various...

The indispensability of our biodiversity 

Human beings are a component of biodiversity. Biodiversity is vital for maintaining the existence and making the human life meaningful. But the recent human-centered...

‘One Person, One Plant’ campaign to be launched

The government plans to pursue the 'One Person, One Plant' programme as a public campaign in support of the implementation of the Afforestation Year...