When shall we heed 'heaven speak'?
Extreme rains followed by floods and landslides in Uttarakhand should act as a wake up call for planners and decision makers all over the country
The cost of development in Himalaya
There is a link between the disaster and the manner in which development has been carried out in this ecologically fragile region
Himalayan hydropower projects built near glacial lakes pose risk to environment
An increase in the demand for electricity has led to the construction of a large number of HPPs upstream near glacial lakes
Time to revive our traditional knowledge systems
It is time traditional knowledge systems, which were passed on orally through legends and myths, are revived so that local communities can prosper
Is environment finding a voice in conflict-ridden Kashmir?
While the human toll due to conflict is well documented, little is known about its impact on environment
Saviour and guardian of Himalayan ecology are suffering: experts
Mountain people in the Himalayas lack a unified voice when it comes to preserving their ecosystems and claiming control over what is rightfully theirs
Hiroshima isotopes help solve mystery surrounding 1950 Assam-Tibet earthquake
It is the biggest earthquake to rock the Himalayas so far with a magnitude of 8.6 on the Richter scale
Scientists re-confirm possibility of large earthquakes in the Himalayas
The study is based on data collected from 70 continuous and three episodic GPS stations in different parts of country from 1996 to 2015
Citizen science is growing in India, say experts
Scientists at the Indian Science Congress say the new research approach is witnessing good participation
Tourism industry hit as Uttarakhand HC ends night stays in meadows
Tour operators in the state plan to re-appeal against the court order
About 70 hydropower projects in Himalayas at risk of quake-triggered landslides
The risk of building dams in the Himalayan region is manifold and that has again being emphasised in a recent study on 2015 Nepal earthquake
Mushroom-growing Elm trees can empower Barot village communities
Small innovations often occur at the grassroot level, and these may hold clues for local and regional-level solutions
Himalayan meltdown: Hindu Kush Himalayan region warming faster than global average
Capping global warming at 1.5°C will still mean a higher rate for the region through this century
उच्च हिमालयी क्षेत्रों में मानव हस्तक्षेप पर लगाम जरूरी
उत्तराखंड के औली पर्यटन स्थल में एक शादी का भव्य आयोजन होने जा रहा है, जिससे सवाल उठ रहे हैं कि क्या हिमालयी क्षेत्र ...
हिमालयी राज्यों का मसूरी संकल्प, ग्रीन बोनस पर सहमति
पर्वतीय राज्यों ने हिमालय की समृद्ध सांस्कृतिक विरासत को संरक्षित करने और देश की समृद्धि में योगदान का संकल्प लिया
Payment for Ecosystem Services: Palampur in Himachal has a model in place
The first payment for eco-system services in India, which reduces water conflict by institutionalising a legal partnership structure, merits a …
Payment for Ecosystem Services: Himalayan states should demand more
Their demand for “green bonus” triggers the payment for ecosystems debate
Desertification in India: Where are Himalayan springs?
Rapidly disappearing springs will eventually impact rivers and cause desertification in the plains
लुप्त हो रहे हिमालयन आईबैक्स को बचाने आए लोगों ने शुरू की अनूठी पहल
इंटरनेशनल यूनियन फार कंजरवेशन आफ नेचर की ओर से रेड लिस्ट में शामिल आईबैक्स का शिकार करने वाले का सामाजिक बहिष्कार के साथ हुक्का पानी ...