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Climate change affects agriculture, biodiversity in Gandaki River Basin: Study

Climate change affects agriculture, biodiversity in Gandaki River Basin: Study 12 August, Kathmandu: Climate change has taken its toll on agriculture, water resources, tourism and biodiversity in the Gandaki River Basin, said a study carried out by the International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD), Nepal. The pilot study was conducted in the area covering Rasuwa, Nuwakot and Chitwan districts. …

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Nepal to host regional conference on climate change adaptation

Nepal to host regional conference on climate change adaptation 24 May, Kathmandu: In light of the growing prevalence of natural disasters and increased vulnerability to climate change in the South Asia, a regional conference on disaster risk reduction and climate change adaptation has been scheduled for May 26-27 in the capital. The two-day event will be organised by the European …

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Police arrest two along with endangered Eurasian Eagle Owls

Police arrest two along with endangered Eurasian Eagle Owls 11 Jan, Itaharai: Arrest of two persons along with the endangered Eurasian Eagle Owls, commonly known as Huchil, has revealed that illegal trade of the rare bird is on the rise in the recent times.Two youth poachers were arrested based on a tip off from near Tengrakhola on Sunday for possessing …

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Seven injured in jackal attack

Seven injured in jackal attack 9 Jan, Dang: Seven people were injured when a jackal straying from the nearby forest attacked them at Tulsipur-8 in Dang. The injured—Goma Gautam, Pushparaj Gautam, Khimlal Bhandari, Giriraj Lamichhane, Saraswati Lamichhane, Buddhiram Chaudhary and Bindu Chaudhary—sustained injuries caused by the animal bite over their body parts. They are receiving treatment at local health facility, …

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Snow leopard kills 27 Himalayan goats

5 Jan, Mustang: At least 27 Himalayan goats died after a herd snow leopards attacked the goats at Tetang village of Chhusang VDC-5 in upper Mustang. Chief of Lho Manthang Office of Annapurna Conservation Area Project (ACAP) Santosh Sherchan said that the snow leopards killed 27 Himalayan goats and injured two others by entering into the barn of farmer Ram …

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