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biodiversity

  • Portrait of the wild Karnali

    January 11, 2019

    Photographer Nabin Baral captures the diverse landscape of the free flowing river before it’s stemmed by mega dams in Nepal

  • Best of 2018: The Rohingya and the elephants

    January 01, 2019

    Fleeing brutality, the Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh have been settled along elephant corridors, sparking conflict with the gentle giants of the forests, who have been – in turn – displaced

  • Best of 2018: Nepal’s forgotten wetlands

    December 25, 2018

    Undervalued and ignored, wetlands are disappearing and drying up in Nepal – leaving the communities and wildlife that depend on them exposed in a changing climate

  • Hilsa fish at a market in Barisal, Bangladesh [image by Finn Thilsted]

    Opinion: the human cost of Hilsa conservation

    December 17, 2018

    It is time to rethink fisheries management systems in transboundary rivers of South Asia from a rights-based approach – despite country-centric claims of ‘success’ in reclaiming fish production

  • Bangladesh saves its favourite fish

    November 26, 2018

    Strict implementation of the seasonal bans on Hilsa fishing has brought the species back from near extinction, but the government is struggling to adequately help the poor fishermen these bans have effected

  • Economy part of ecosystem, can’t be separated

    November 23, 2018

    WWF’s latest Living Planet Report is a holistic treatise on conservation governance, human survival and the economic logic of conserving the environment, argues Nilanjan Ghosh