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Indian developers replace Chinese on some of Nepal’s largest hydro projects

India’s power purchasing rules prevent it from buying electricity produced in Nepal by Chinese companies, which is changing the dynamics of investment in Nepal’s energy infrastructure
<p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Changing lives: An archive photograph (left) of women wearing traditional festival attire in Milam village in what is now Uttarakhand; Damyanti Pangti (right), a weaver in Darkot village works on a traditional ‘khaddi’, or loom, in June 2022. (Image: Shikha Tripathi / The Third Pole)</span></p>
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Glimpses of a fading culture in Uttarakhand’s mountains

As glaciers shrink and streams dry up, Bhutia communities are struggling to keep their cultural heritage alive in the Indian Himalayas

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Life in the shadow of a cement plant in Kazakhstan

Local residents and activists say that the Gezhouba Shieli cement plant, part of China’s Belt and Road Initiative, is polluting the air, water and soil of a village less than a kilometre away

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The Third Pole is a multilingual platform dedicated to promoting information and discussion about the Himalayan watershed and the rivers that originate there.

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China Dialogue is an independent, non-profit organisation dedicated to promoting a common understanding of China’s environmental challenges.

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Diálogo Chino is the only independent journalism platform dedicated to better understanding the China-Latin America relationship and its sustainable development challenges

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China Dialogue Ocean is a bilingual platform dedicated to illuminating, analysing and helping to resolve our ocean crisis.

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