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  • Glacial lakes in Himalayas get bigger, more dangerous

    April 02, 2019

    As the threat of glacier lakes, and their catastrophic overflow floods, gets bigger in the Himalayas, Bhutan’s work in dealing with it may make for an important example of best practice in the region

  • Requiem for a people’s river

    March 05, 2019

    The documentary film, Ho Gayi Hai Pir Parvat Si, puts the voices of the people of Himachal Pradesh, where the Sutlej River is being dammed by hydropower projects, front and centre

  • 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

  • Can BRI push peace in South Asia?

    January 14, 2019

    China’s Belt and Road Initiative is largely seen as the China Pakistan Economic Corridor in South Asia, but this overlooks the potential for trade, water cooperation and research collaboration