• Pollution in paradise

    मे 30, 2012

    The idyll of Kashmir is ill prepared for an influx of tourists, writes Athar Parvaiz from north-east India. Environmentalists fear the features that attract visitors could prove the region’s undoing.

  • Bhutan’s modern face

    मे 31, 2011

    Thimphu, the kingdom’s fast-developing capital, is one of the cities most vulnerable to climate change in the world. But it is unprepared for the crisis, reports Dawa T Wangchuk.

  • Urban peaks in the Himalayas

    मे 20, 2011

    Rampant city development in the world’s most ecologically fragile region will have disastrous consequences if left unchecked. Beth Walker introduces a new chinadialogue series on urbanisation in the Himalayas.

  • Kashmir’s urban jungle

    अप्रील 20, 2011

    Unbridled urban development is destroying Kashmir’s precious wetlands and government apathy is to blame, writes Athar Parvaiz from northern India.

  • Policies for an eco-plateau

    जनवरी 25, 2010

    Climate change poses new threats to life on the grasslands of the Tibetan plateau. Beth Walker introduces a week-long series about government responses to the challenge, their environmental and social effects.