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The Sarus crane’s cultural importance has made it popular in Nepal and beyond. But rapid urban spread has resulted in the decimation of its habitat.
Nearly 90 percent of the garbage in Dang district's semi-rural Ghorahi city is biomass that includes kitchen waste, farm residue and livestock dung that can be turned into flammable methane gas.
A newly published study predicts that Himalayan glaciers could lose up to 80 percent of their ice mass by this century, impacting two billion people living downstream in Asian countries.
Eaten at least twice daily, the steamed rice and a soup of lentils and cooked seasonal vegetables is not just a Nepali staple but something deeper and essential.
Balancing development and conservation has been a longstanding challenge for countries like Nepal. Poorly planned highways, power lines, or railways now threaten to undo Nepal's conservation success.
A new wave of organic farming using biodynamic composts is becoming popular in Nepal. It is helping to revive the soil and also providing better harvests and yield.
Former migrant worker Krishna Raj Timilsina returned to Nepal and started his own garment business; now he is providing jobs for many fellow Nepalis.
Money may not grow on trees, but it grows on bushes in Nepal that are used to print Japanese currency notes. Argeli promises to be one of Nepal’s best-known exports.
Climate change is heating up the Himalayas faster than the global average, disrupting this water cycle. The rains are becoming more erratic, groundwater is depleting, and glaciers have shrunk.
Fewer people vote in a Nepali election that includes the parties blamed for the deaths of their loved ones
Nepalis across the country were lining up on the morning of November 20 to cast their votes, with a total of 11,543 candidates fielding for 825 seats, 275 in parliament and 550 in provincial assemblies.
Three weeks ahead of the FIFA World Cup 2022, Qatar’s Labour Minister has rejected calls from human rights groups to compensate migrant workers involved in building stadiums and other infrastructure.
Raju Subedi, a Nepalese migrant worker tells about his ordeals in South Korea and how the language he learned in desperation now serves him so well.
The Kukur (dog) Tihar festival inspires compassion towards all animals, including dogs, but animal rights groups are advocating for better treatment of stray dogs in Nepal.
On September 17, 2022, thousands of people attended Otaku Jatra Fall 2022, a Nepali anime and cosplay festival held in Kathmandu, Nepal.
Kathmandu-based filmmaker Deepak Tolange spotted a richly decorated Buddhist shrine from Nepal in the Museum of Asian Art in Berlin seven years ago and tried to trace its origin.
On July 26, Nepali rights activists took to the streets of Kathmandu against the execution of four democratic activists by Myanmar’s ruling army junta.
A three-week eco-tourism trek to Everest Base Camp by a group of Nepali and American mycologists identified over 150 species of mushroom in the Himalayas.
Each year, human–elephant conflict results in the destruction of crops and dwellings, human injury and death, and the retaliatory killing of elephants. Conservationists like Shankar Chettri Luitel are changing the scenario.
The three buses out of a fleet of 40 battery-powered buses imported by the Sajha Yatayat cooperative public transport service from China have arrived in Nepal and will start operation.
The Ukraine crisis is likely to sideline the climate goals of Nepal for the next few years; however, this may be an opportunity to phase out fossil fuels.
As Russia invaded Ukraine, Nepali migrant workers ran for their lives. While some managed to get out to safety alive, the future is very uncertain for them.