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  • Brahmaputra wetlands in Assam drying up

    February 13, 2019

    A new survey found waterfowl numbers are dropping in Kaziranga national park – the world-famous home of the one-horned rhino – due to climate change and human activity

  • Water dangers loom for South Asia

    February 12, 2019

    With glacier retreat, permafrost melt, and extreme rainfall events, ICIMOD’s HIMAP report suggests that the countries of the Hindu Kush Himalayas have to start cooperating far more closely, or pay a huge price

  • The Indus – a river of growing disasters

    February 04, 2019

    A new report crystalises the threats that glacier retreat will pose to the Indus basin, particularly vulnerable due to a combination of conflict and mismanaged development

  • Review: An opening in the mountains

    November 09, 2018

    An anthology of writing from the eastern Himalayan region, edited by Namita Gokhale, provides a unique and powerful perspective on a region that is increasingly interconnected and open to the world

  • Beware the China model: Asia doesn’t have enough water

    October 02, 2018

    Asia does not have enough water to fuel its economy or provide food and power unless countries radically rethink their current export–led growth model, argues a new report from the Hong Kong based NGO China Water Risk. At the heart of this water crisis are Asia’s ten major rivers that originate in the Hindu Kush […]