Monthly Archives: अक्टोबर 29, 2010

  • The push to share research in the Himalayas

    अक्टोबर 29, 2010

    The Kathmandu-based International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) is planning to become a coordinator of regional research in the Hindu Kush Himalayas, its director general Andreas Schild told chinadialogue in an interview at the UN biodiversity summit in Nagoya.

  • New species in the Mekong

    अक्टोबर 26, 2010

    This “cricket chirping” frog was unknown to humans until last year – and even then it was almost overlooked as scientists exploring the Quang Nam Province of Vietnam were so convinced its faint rasping noise was coming from an insect.

  • chinadialogue opens Delhi office

    अक्टोबर 25, 2010

    chinadialogue is expanding its operations south of the Himalayas with the appointment of prominent environmental journalist Joydeep Gupta as Delhi-based south Asia director of www.thethirdpole.net.

  • “Work together on Himalayan research”

    अक्टोबर 25, 2010

    The Hindu Kush Himalayas are losing their tree cover and their glaciers are receding, but no one knows the exact magnitude of these problems. So developing a global network for ecological research in mountain areas is essential, say scientists.

  • Pakistan’s push for climate cash

    अक्टोबर 13, 2010

    Flood-hit Pakistan is seeking priority access to climate-change aid, challenging the United Nations’ definition of the neediest countries. Rina Saeed Khan reports.

  • im4change

    अक्टोबर 08, 2010

    A web-based resource designed for media, policy-makers and researchers who need to make sense of rural India’s numerous crises. im4change is based at the Centre for the Study of Developing Societies, near Delhi University.

  • New monitoring in the Himalayas could save lives

    अक्टोबर 05, 2010

    When disaster strikes, as it did this summer in Pakistan, knowing where to focus rescue and relief efforts is critical to saving lives. But when such disasters occur, information systems can be among the first casualties.