A Registered Charity (No. 818/056/57) with Government of Nepal

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Founded in 2000, Himalayan Nature is an international conservation research institute, initiating scientific research on Himalayan floral and faunal diversity and the broader environment.

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Kosi Bird Observatory

Himalayan Nature is setting up a bird observatory and field education centre (26 degree 46’57.85”N, 087 degree 08’21.81”E) at a site just north of Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve , which is a well-known corridor for migrating birds.

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Themes

Himalayan Nature works under 6 broad themes.

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Biodiversity research and conservation

Himalayan biodiversity is irreplaceable. The world’s major conservation organizations have given special emphasis and invested resources in the region to safeguard this biodiversity.

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Obituary

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WORLD RENOWNED TIGER SPECIALIST CHUCK McDOUGAL STANDS ON A TRACK IN THE ROYAL CHITWAN NATIONAL PARK IN NEPAL. CHUCK AND HIS ASSISTANTS ARE SETTING CAMERA TIGER TRAPS TO IDENTIFY THE PARKS' POPULATION.
PHOTO; CHARLIE VARLEY. DEC 99.

Dr.CharlesMcDougal 1930 to 2016 Dr. CharlesMcDougalPhD passed away peacefully on11 May2016 in Kathmandu. Always known as Chuck, hewas a leading tiger ecologist, conservationist, researcher and writer, who pioneered responsible wildlife tourism standards in South Asia.He is survived by his devoted wife Margie, and children Robert, Juan Carlos, Malcolm and Linda. Originally from Colorado USA, Chuckfirstcame […]

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Sponsor from Swarovski Optic

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“Himalayan Nature sincerely thanks Swarovski Optic for supplying binoculars and spotting scopes for use in our raptor monitoring projected in the foothills of the Annapurna Range. The generosity of Swarovski Optic will insure that Nepalese scientists and interns will have the proper equipment to carry on their research to understand the migration dynamics of Steppe […]

About Us

About Us

Founded in 2000, Himalayan Nature is an international conservation research institute, initiating scientific research on Himalayan floral and faunal diversity and the broader environment. It is an independent, not-for-profit organization actively working on emerging issues related to the conservation of natural resources, and the improvement of living conditions of people in the Himalayan region. Himalayan […]

Vulture Conservation Program

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Out of 9 species of vulture recorded in the Indian subcontinent including Nepal; 5 species are listed as globally endangered due to rapid (>95%) population decline within one decade after early 1990s. Scientific studies proved that the use of veterinary drug Diclofenac to treat livestock is a main cause behind this decline. Livestock carcass is […]

Kosi Bird Observatory

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Himalayan Nature is setting up a bird observatory and field education centre (26 degree 46’57.85”N,  087 degree 08’21.81”E) at a site just north of Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve , which is a well-known corridor for migrating birds. This is a special request inviting you to support us through your generous donation. We have recently started […]