Tag

biodiversity

  • golden pangolin statue

    Protecting pangolins by building statues?

    February 26, 2020

    In the world’s first community-managed pangolin-protected area, Nepali villagers face the challenge of conservation while attracting enough tourists to make the money they need

  • ‘Organic is the future’

    January 29, 2020

    Vandana Shiva, a pioneer of organic farming in India, is incensed by the 2019 draft law to compulsorily register all seeds used by farmers

  • The IUCN status Hangul Kashmir stag

    What now for J&K’s state animal and bird?

    January 22, 2020

    The division of Ladakh from the former state of Jammu & Kashmir has put a question mark on the state bird and animal, and raised questions about the conservation of the Hangul

  • Qinza Najam's installation "Don't Grow Up, It's a Trap" at the Karachi Zoo [image by: Umme Hani Imani]

    Ecology, power and art at the Karachi Biennale

    November 15, 2019

    The Karachi Biennale 2019, with its focus on ecology, raised questions of whether art can spark change, and also showcased how a proximity to power can undermine that effort, writes Umme Hani Imani

  • Hope for the gharial in Bangladesh

    November 14, 2019

    As crocodiles mate and lay eggs – even if they did not hatch – hope rises for the gharial crocodile in Bangladesh

  • Confluence of Indus and Zanskar rivers originating in the high Himalayas

    The costs of heightened conflict in the Himalayas

    September 04, 2019

    As a series of conflicts in the Hindu Kush Himalayan region come into sharp focus, sidelining local populations, the long-term environmental costs may leave the region degraded, poor and desperate

  • Ibex Pakistan

    Saving Pakistan’s ibex hunting programme

    September 03, 2019

    Pakistan’s trophy hunting programme, considered a successful intervention, is showing signs of corruption that need to be nipped in the bud, argues Shafqat Hussain

  • Tilapia in an intensive fish farm in Bangladesh

    Bangladesh’s polluting fish farms

    July 25, 2019

    Bangladesh has become one of the world’s top producers of farmed fish, but behind its success lies a trail of polluting practices that threaten the health of its population, and sustainable fishery