Biodiversity Conservation

Natural ecosystem is facing immense pressure due to human activities that results biodiversity loss. Loss of biodiversity resulting scarcity of resources, therefore it is important to save all forms of life on the Earth and their well-being.

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Raptors at Risk

A recent status assessment has shown 18% of raptor species in the world are on the verge of extinction and additional 52% species are declining.

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Livelihood Support

Community livelihood is deeply connected with the nature. Education and awareness alone are not sufficient if a community is struggling to survive. Therefore, conservation of nature and biodiversity can be achieved more easily through the sharing of conservation benefits to the impoverished community.

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Fresh Water Ecosystem

Freshwater ecosystems have suffered catastrophic declines in biodiversity. Habitat loss, overexploitation and infectious diseases are recognized drivers of aquatic biodiversity decline.

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Climate Change

The Himalaya is one of the world’s most sensitive hotspots to global climate change with impacts manifesting at a particularly rapid rate. Climate change is now emerging as the biggest threat to biodiversity loss.

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Green Economy

We are supporting to conserve the important wildlife species and their natural habitat through engaging the communities, supporting the livelihood of indigenous and marginalised communities. Among several methods of livelihood improvement of communities,

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Founded in 2000, Himalayan Nature is a development and conservation research institute, working for sustainable livelihoods of Himalayan communities as well as initiating scientific research on Himalayan biodiversity and the broader environment.

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Advocacy

Advocacy

Himalayan Nature fosters dialogues to establish management strategies for the biodiversity conservation.

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Climate Change

Climate Change

The Himalayas is one of the world’s most sensitive hotspots to climate change with impacts manifesting at a rapid rate.

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Biodiversity Conservation

Biodiversity Conservation

Wetlands and their catchment area is the stocking place for the natural resources and biodiversity.

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Education and Appreciation

Education and Appreciation

Brian Hodgson Award for Nature Conservation is the highest recognition by Himalayan Nature to appreciate individual conservation efforts.

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Social Science and Community Welfare

Social Science and Community Welfare

Livelihood is an important component of biodiversity conservation. Conservation goal is more easily achievable through the sharing of benefits to marginalized community.

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Habitat Restoration

Habitat Restoration

Restoring the prime habitats of threatened species could help to maintain their viable population in the wild.

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Conservation is essential

Himalayan Nature is a science-based organization and takes an independent view of livelihood options provided to local communities and biodiversity conservation issues. We provide sound advice on aspects of social development and environmental management to government authorities and other concerned agencies.


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A tribute to a legend and true friend of Nepal - Field Marshal Sir John Chapple GCB CBE DL

A tribute to a legend and true friend of Nepal - Field Marshal Sir John Chapple GCB CBE DL

By Dr. Hem Sagar Baral

I first met Sir John while he was serving as the Governor of Gibraltar and since that time birded with him every time he was in Nepal. This first introduction took place in a meeting hall of the Roya…

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An overview of vultures in the world

An overview of vultures in the world

By Tulsi Subedi

September 2, 2020

Vultures are the most successful scavengers in the world, providing crucial ecosystem services to human society. Despite their important role in maintaining a healthy environment, they are highly thr…

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A lowland Nepal trip in February and March 2020

A lowland Nepal trip in February and March 2020

By Carol Inskipp (Patron of Himalayan Nature)

May 6, 2020

From 29th February to 13th March, I had a Nepal lowland birdwatching trip that started at Sauraha in Chitwan National Park buffer zone and ended at Shuklaphanta National Park.

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