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Need for alternative pastureland for raising yak

Manang -- The traditional occupation of yak husbandry has been at the brink in Manang district. Some folks in Manang have been struggling to...

Conservationists urge locals to protect rare king cobra

Galeshwor : Efforts are underway to protect a rare species of snake called ‘king cobra’ found in the Koshepani forest at Ghatan of Beni...

Stopping fish bombing

Sabah, Malaysia: George Woodman’s first experience of fish bombing in Sabah—a Malaysian state in the northern part of the island of Borneo—was in 1994...

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...

Yak farmers changing occupation at an unprecedented rate

PANCHTHAR – The centuries-old tradition of yak farming is on the verge of extinction in mountainous districts of Nepal after an increasing number of...

LOCAL GOVERNMENTS COMMIT TO CONSERVATION OF AQUATIC BIODIVERSITY

Karnali-- Dhir Bahadur Shahi recalls catching 900 snow trout fish with his gill net in Ramgaad in 1998. Shahi, now Chairperson of Thantikand Rural...

Nighttime Jeep safari in national park will affect wild animals: Conservationists

Kathmandu : Environment conservationists have said that the government’s plan to operate nighttime Jeep safari in the Chitwan National Park is a bad idea...

In picture : Peru White Tigers

Clarita the Bengal tiger plays with one of her three cubs at the Huachipa Zoo, on the outskirts of Lima, Peru, Tuesday, Oct. 30,...

Hyenas in Salyan facing survival threat

Salyan - Hyenas in the district are facing survival threat, thanks to traps placed by local people and other reasons. Two hyenas have died...

Poorly-maintained illegal fences to ward off elephants kill 40 people in Jhapa

Surunga : The illegal electric fences and poorly-maintained sagging electric lines put in various places in Jhapa district to ward off the wild elephants...