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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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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Community Managed Vulture Restaurant,...

Community Managed Vulture Restaurant, Sunsari

Himalayan nature has recently established Vulture Restaturant at Ramdhuni Community Forest, East Nepal. Geographically core area of vulture conservation project (vulture restaurant) is located on 26042.482′ north and 087007.272′ east at the elevation of 78 meter from sea level within the Ramdhuni Community Forest, Sunsari district of eastern Nepal. Randhuni forest covers approximately 2200 hectare […]


Based on its own rigorous scientific studies and the years of experience of the Research Fellows and staff, Himalayan Nature advises government agencies, donors and NGOs for the improvement of natural resource management in the region. We do this by through meetings, the media, special publications, and so on. Recommendations for Updating the Protected Animal […]

Special Conservation Sites

Special Conservation Sites (SCS) Several organizations have been declared as important areas for biodiversity. For example, Plantlife International has highlighted the importance of Important Plant Areas (IPAs), BirdLife International has given special emphasis to site protection through Important Bird Areas (IBAs) and Endemic Bird Areas (EBAs), Birdlife International is dedicated to special sites for invertebrate […]

Climate Change

Climate change is emerging as the biggest threat to human and wildlife communities. The temperature of the earth is rising because of the release of greenhouse gasses, mainly by developed countries. Although Himalayan communities have contributed very little to the rise of the earth’s temperature, we will be the among the first to suffer from […]

Habitat Restoration Program

Maintaining ecosystems in their natural state is a priority for nearly all stakeholders. However, in many cases restoration of degraded environments is essential and also individual species restoration though captive breeding and release programs may also be necessary. Activities under this program are intended to support the wild populations and environments. Trees for Tomorrow “Trees […]