Projects

Ghodaghodi's Guardians: Communities Restoring a Ramsar Wetland at Watershed Level

Ghodaghodi's Guardians: Communities Restoring a Ramsar Wetland at Watershed Level

Ghodaghodi Lake Area (GLA) is a Ramsar site and Key Biodiversity Area (KBA) in far-western Nepal. The largest standing freshwater system in lowland Nepal, provides ecosystem services and livelihoods for ca. 5,000 households.

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Community Conservation of Chitwan National Park’s Freshwater Ecosystems and Gharials

Community Conservation of Chitwan National Park’s Freshwater Ecosystems and Gharials

Freshwater ecosystems have suffered catastrophic declines in biodiversity. Over the last 50 years, Nepal lost almost twice as many freshwater species as compared to terrestrial species.

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Relating Flow to Ecology of Wetlands in Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve

Relating Flow to Ecology of Wetlands in Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve

Nepal has vast sources of water available for human use, however like other countries around the world, increasing population with industrial and irrigation demands put pressure on these resources.

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Proactive Pangolin Protection: Building Law Enforcement and Community Capacity to Reduce the Pangolin Trade in Nepal

Proactive Pangolin Protection: Building Law Enforcement and Community Capacity to Reduce the Pangolin Trade in Nepal

The world has lost over a million pangolins within the last two decades primarily due to poaching and illegal trade.

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Study on distribution, threats and nesting ecology of King Cobra in Makwanpur District, Central Nepal

Study on distribution, threats and nesting ecology of King Cobra in Makwanpur District, Central Nepal

King Cobra is listed as a vulnerable species and very rare in much of its range. The species has experienced population declines of >80% in the last decade in parts of its range.

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Conservation of the King Cobra in Palpa, a Western Mid Hill District of Nepal

Conservation of the King Cobra in Palpa, a Western Mid Hill District of Nepal

King Cobra is facing threats due to habitat degradation, decline in prey base, high human persecution and illegal collection throughout its distribution range.

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