• South Asia landslides ‘on the rise’

    जुलाई 26, 2012

    Landslide disasters are growing in intensity and frequency across South Asia, driven by extreme rainfall, seismicity and unbridled development. Navin Singh Khadka reports.

  • A Journey to Imja Lake

    जुलाई 13, 2012

    A documentary by Anna Colom tells the story of how Sherpa in Nepal are already experiencing the effects of climate change in the Himalayas. Now available to watch online.

  • Mystery of the Seti river flood

    मे 29, 2012

    A flash flood on Nepal’s Seti river in early May killed over 70 people and swept two villages away. Researchers are still not sure how the flood started. Ramin Sharma travelled to the spot to report for thethirdpole.net.

  • Fresh concerns over China’s dams

    अप्रील 20, 2012

    Nearly 100,000 people in the Three Gorges Dam reservoir region may be relocated over the next three to five years due to an increased threat from geological disasters, China National Radio reported on Tuesday.

  • Earthquake hazards and large dams in western China

    अप्रील 05, 2012

    A study published in April 2012 by Probe International finds that large dams being built in western China could trigger disaster — earthquakes, even tsunamis — due to their construction in seismic hazard zones.

  • Disaster risks rise in warmer world

    मार्च 28, 2012

    Evidence suggests that climate change has led to changes in climate extremes such as heat waves, record high temperatures and, in many regions, heavy precipitation in the past half century, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) said on Wednesday.

  • Aon Benfield Hazard Research Centre

    सेप्टेम्बर 23, 2011

    Based at University College London, the Aon Benfield Hazard Centre helps transfer cutting-edge natural hazard and risk research from the academic environment to the business world and government and international agencies.  

  • Omens of a crisis – part two

    अगस्ट 20, 2009

    [flowplayer src=’’ width=540 height=350 splash=’’]   In the second section of a three-part video from the Asia Society, we hear about the growth of environmental awareness on the Tibetan Plateau.

  • Nepal Landslide Society

    मार्च 24, 2009

    Nepal Landslide Society is a national scientific organisation. It works to understand landslides, natural disasters and their prevention through research and study.