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  • Dealing with land degradation through organic farming

    September 17, 2019

    The move towards organic farming in Bhutan, Nepal, and the Indian state of Sikkim provides a clear way forward in dealing with land degradation and pursuing sustainable development in the Himalayas

  • The costs of heightened conflict in the Himalayas

    September 04, 2019

    As a series of conflicts in the Hindu Kush Himalayan region come into sharp focus, sidelining local populations, the long-term environmental costs may leave the region degraded, poor and desperate

  • China-Nepal railway: fantasy or reality?

    June 18, 2019

    The world’s toughest rail route, from Kerung in Tibet to Kathmandu, is struggling to get off the ground amid growing fears of debt, earthquakes and benefits bypassing local communities

  • India eyes regional ambitions through energy trade

    June 10, 2019

    Energy trade through India’s northeast to its neighbouring countries – Nepal, Bhutan, Bangladesh and Myanmar – could be an important route to connectivity in the region, and a boost for renewable energy

  • Pangolin in a cage

    Preserving the pangolin

    May 14, 2019

    Hunted for its scales and its meat, the population of the pangolins across South Asia is endangered by a massive trade in animal parts supplying the appetite for Chinese traditional medicine

  • Opinion: Who will buy Nepal’s hydropower?

    April 09, 2019

    With the falling costs of renewables and aggressive dam building in South Asia, Nepal’s plans to develop hydropower for export look increasingly precarious