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Press evaluation:
Background:

Ecology and democracyEfforts to create a more inclusive society will fail if a greener political agenda is not adopted immediately, by Gérard Toffin (kp 19/09/2014)

Ruining the view: A weed harvester can solve the problem of water hyacinth invasion in Fewa Lake, by Anil Baral (kp 17/09/2014)

Panels to study Chure conservation issues (kp 12/09/2014)

Locals demand gradual handover of ACAP, by Pragati Shahi (kp 05/09/2014)

Mining Ban lift criticised (kp 04/09/2014)

Five areas of intervention outlined for Chure project (kp 29/08/2014)

Mystical Dolpa in the mist: One of Nepal’s last roadless districts seeks to protect its pristine remoteness, by Hum Gurung (nt 29/08/2014)

Stir announced against Chure conservation project (kp 22/08/2014), Illegal mining of sand, gravel goes unchecked despite ban, by Dev Narayan Sah (kp 22/08/2014)

31 agencies interested in Save Bagmati Campaign (kp 18/08/2014)

WWF launches Generation Green campaign: Introduces mentorship opportunity for youth to promote leadership (ht 16/08/2014)

Govt to plant trees along the riverbanks (ht 10/08/20143)

Closure of crushers industries leave hundreds of locals in a lurch (ht 09/08/2014), Crusher industry ban to be relaxed (ht 12/08/2014), Ministries at odds over crusher regulations, by Pragati Shahi (kp 15/08/2014)

Need for change: Top-down administrative control has never helped to conserve forest resources, by Keshav Bhattarai (rep 07/08/2014)

Call for immediate action to conserve Fewa Lake (ht 06/08/2014)

NPC partners with IUCN to draft nature conservation strategy (kp 01/08/2014), Emulating the past: Chure conservation could learn from the experiences of community management in Dhankuta’s Sildhunga forests, by Jagadish Chandra Baral (kp 01/08/2014)

Protest against state ban on extraction from Chure (ht 31/07/2014)

Chure panel to focus on integrated plan (kp 30/07/2014)

UN Assembly to show Jagadishpur Lake doc, by Manoj Poudel (kp 30/07/2014)

73 Dhading sand processing industries to shut down (ht 29/07/2014)

We need to consider the fragility of Chure ecosystem, interview with Mahesh Acharya (kp 28/07/2014)

Bid to save Maipokhari wetland: Experts start geological study, by Biplav Bhattarai (kp 26/07/2014)

Shivapuri entry fee forcyclists hiked heavily (ht 26/07/2014)

All illegally-run crusher plants in Dang shut down, by Devendra Basnet (rep 26/07/2014)

DDCs oppose ban on silt extraction (kp 25/07/2014)

Over-harvesting yarsagumba: At the rate the yarsa is being harvested, it could become extinct in the near future, by Bachhu BK (nt 25/07/2014), Himalayan ginseng: Adding value to yarsagumba and regulating it may help Nepal profit more equitably from the trade, by Bishwo Paudel (nt 25/07/2014)

Lawmakers make pitch for local’s role in chure (kp 24/07/2014)

Ban on river material export comes into effect (ht 18/07/2014)

Chure conservation: Stakeholders differ on ways (ht 09/07/2014), State-community mistrust impedes Chure conservation efforts (rep 09/07/2014), Outside the box: Chure conservation requires unconventional thinking; the ‘command and control’ approach is a waste of time and resources, by Jagadish Chandra Baral (kp 15/07/2014)

Greenery to get boost in cities, villages, by Pragati Shahi (kp 05/07/2014)

Yarcha collectors return empty-handed, by Bhim Bahadur Singh (kp 05/07/2014)

Conservation theory: Understanding socio-ecological systems as an integrated whole could be a promising theoretical base for conservation, by Kamal Raj Gaire (kp 03/07/2014)

On the right track: To conserve the Chure, the illegal outflow of resources to North India must be stopped (kp 01/07/2014)

Panel uses science to save Chure, by Pragati Shahi (kp 30/06/2014)

Environment concerns: Dolpa locals seek Yarcha harvest ban (kp 26/06/2014), Dolpa folks appeal govt to ensure their rights over local resources (rep 26/06/2014)

Sustain and prosper: Ensuring sustainability in production and consumption of natural resources is the only way to save them from the posterity, by Prakash Katwal (rep 25/06/2014)

Govt plans to manage ACAP draws criticism, by Pragati Shahi (kp 20/06/2014)

Chure declared conservation zone, by Pragati Shahi (kp 18/06/2014), Ban comes intoeffect on exportof river materials (ht 18/06/2014), Government enforces fresh ban on aggregate export (rep 18/06/2014), Forest users decry government Chure conservation programme, by Pragati Shahi (kp 19/06/2014), Forest users all out against Chure conservation campaign (rep 19/06/2014), Chure declaration deepens state-community mistrust, by Om Astha Rai (20/06/2014), Rescue of the Chure: Thirty-four million years of geological heritage is being destroyed in a bout of rapaciousness, by Kanak Mani Dixit (kp 20/06/2014), Govt warns of action against obstruction (kp 22/06/2014)

Shrinking Fewa on verge of losing its vastness: Rampant encroachment casts shadow on conservation efforts; Experts say they are worried (ht 07/06/2014)

CNP in '35 amazing national parks on earth' list, by Kriti Bhuju (rep 07/06/2014)

DFO opposes silt mining bid (kp 06/06/2014)

Public concerns to save environment ‘missing’, by Pragati Shahi (kp 05/06/2014), Whose concerns? Environmental agendas must be guided by ground realities (kp 06/06/2014)

A consensus for action: Development cannot come at the cost of the air we breathe, the water we drink or the Nepal we leave behind, by Gagan Thapa and Kashish Das Shrestha (kp 05/06/2014)

Morang to shut down all crusher plants in district, by Lila Ballav Ghimire (kp 05/06/2014)

Chure conservation: Minister hints at Army deployment (kp 02/06/2014), President: Political will necessary to save Chure (kp 04/06/2014)

Chure miners resume illegal export of aggregate to India, by Madan Thakur (rep 01/06/2014)

Dock being built at Phewa Lake without permit, by Shiva S harma (kp 29/05/2014)

Connecting 'islands': Biodiversity in Nepal, by Janita Gurung and Pratikshya Kandel (rep 22/05/2014), Building on successes: Thew long history of biodiversity decline must stimulate efforts for conservation, by Deependra Joshi (rep 22/05/2014)

Himalaya glaciers are fragmenting, says report, by Om Astha Rai (rep 17/05/2014)

Historic ponds drying up in key tourist hotspot, by Bhim Dewan (rep 15/05/2014)

Villagers defy rule in rush for Yarcha (kp 11/05/2014), Yarsa season begins in hills: Locals head to highlands (ht 11/05/2014)

Feasibility study on iron mines begins in eastern districts (ht 27/04/2014)

Pokhara to house biodiversity park, by Shiva Sharma (kp 24/04/2014)

Parasi DFO to prevent sand, stone mining from streams, by Bechu Gaud (kp 20/04/2014)

Lakes, ponds in Bajura on verge of extinction (ht 20/04/2014)

Nepal, India and Bhutan agree on new transboundary landscape for Hindu Kush (rep 18/04/2014)

Nepal selected for carbon market (kp 17/04/2014), REDD+ readiness can bring resources worth $70 million to Nepal (ht 19/04/2014), Nepal's note on emission cuts approved (rep 19/04/2014), To get ready for REDD+: The Government of Nepal, the World Bank as well as the promoters of the REDD activities should guarantee the rights of indigenous people, by Dev Kumar Sunuwar (rep 09/05/2014)

Illegal mining of sand, stones goes unchecked in Morang, Sunsari, by Bhim Ghimire and Binod Bhandari (kp 16/04/2014)

Chure range erosion unabated (ht 15/04/2014)

Water level  in Tamakoshi alarmingly down (ht 15/04/2014)

Encroachment in country’s only hunting reserve, by Prakash Baral and Ghanashyam Khadka (kp 10/04/2014)

Concerns for Rapti embankment delay, by Thakur Singh Tharu (kp 03/04/2014)

‘Earth Hour’ to raise green fund (kp 30/03/2014)

DDC urged to remove illegal crusher industries, by Bechu Gaud (kp 30/03/2014)

E-petitioners grow in number to protect CNP, by Pragati Shahi (kp 27/03/2014)

Ilam wetlands drying up, by Biplab Bhattarai (kp 26/03/2014)

450 hectare of land turns barren in Tanahun (ht 23/03/2014)

Wetlands vanishing due to human encroachment, silting, by Kiran Man Bajracharya (rep 22/03/2014)

Illegal crusher plants ordered to shut down, by Bechu Gaud (kp 12/03/2014), Stakeholders concerned by illegal sand mining in Chure region, by Pawan Yadav (kp 13/03/2014), Three trucks load of sand seized (kp 13/03/2014), Crusher plants along Indrawati making mockery of govt authority, laws, by Dhruba Dangal (rep 20/03/2014)

Minister decries rail plan via Chitwan Park, by Pragati Shahi (kp 07/03/2014)

Government acts on preserving Chure, by Pragati Shahi (kp 06/03/2014), Govt suspends registration of new crushers in Chure (rep 07/03/2014), Government starts closing crushers in Chure region, by Mithilesh Yadav (kp 11/03/2014)

PCCP falls flat in President's home district, by Suresh Yadav (rep 24/02/2014)

Kavilvastu lakes await conservation efforts, by Manoj Poudel (kp 24/02/2014)

Saving The Holy Himalayas, by Safal Sharma (rn 21/02/2014)

Raniban to be developed into biodiversity park, by Santosh Kharel (rep 14/02/2014)

Herb collection bleeding Bajura dry (ht 10/02/2014)

Chure land mgmt project launched (kp 07/02/2014), WWF project for Churia range conservation (rep 07/02/2014)

Tinau river surface subsides by 15 meters, by Sher Bahadur KC (rep 07/02/2014), 'Bed-bars' to prevent Tinau riverbed from sinking further, by Sher Bahadur KC (rep 25/02/2014)

Conservation matters: National parks are for the future of the Nepali people and the planet, by Hum Gurung (nt 07/02/2014)

‘Efforts on to enlist Kaski lakes as Ramsar sites’, by Shiva Sharma (kp 03/02/2014), Dire straits: The pressure on wetlands is likely to intensify soon due to climatew change and increased demand for land and water, by Deependra Joshi (rep 04/02/2014)

Campaign for greener Kathmandu, by Pragati Shahi (kp 31/01/2014)

Natural History Museum plan consigned to oblivion (ht 31/01/2014)

Strategic moves: Environmental considerations must be included in national policies to ensure sustainable development, by Ram B. Khadka and Shailendra Guragain (kp 30/01/2014)

Far-western region lakes endangered (ht 29/01/2014)

Nepal clinches 139th position in environment index (ht 27/01/2014)

Tresspassing into nature: Planned new east-west railroad and Hulaki highway threaten the Chitwan National Park, by Bhrikuti Rai and Sunir Pandey (nt 24/01/2014)

9 Pokhara lakes up for Ramsar recognition (kp 24/01/2014)

Herb smuggling endangers species (ht 16/01/2014)

Govt to boost President's Chure Conservation Program: More government departments to be involved, by Om Astha Rai (rep 11/01/2014)

Rampant encroachment on govt land (ht 05/01/2014)

Gendered woods: Reforms need to be made to Nepal’s highly undemocratic and androcentric conservation sector, by Sangita Thapa (kp 26/12/2013)

Shuklaphanta displaced victims still await proper compensation, by Bikram Giri (rep 23/12/2013)

Once ignored, mountain agendas now draw global attention, by Om Astha Rai (rep 11/12/2013)

Keeping it in the community: Community conservation areas can build functional links between livelihood security and conservation, by Pallavi Dhakal (kp 04/12/2013)

Saving the hills: Churia conservation, by Gokarna Jung Thapa (rep 09/11/2013)

Taking a stand on the Koshi: Defending a way of life; While Nepal's hydropower potential is great, economic, health and environmental impacts from dams are emerging, by Steve Matzker and Jennifer Gonzalez (rep 18/10/2013)

Waterway Transportation Not Commercially Feasible In Nepal: Study, by Rudra Pangeni (rep 10/10/2013)

Saving the hills: Due to lack of proper land use and implementation plans, Churia is degrading and losing its main ecosystem services, by Gokarna Jung Thapa (rep 09/10/2013)

Political instability affected conservation efforts: Prez Yadav (kp 24/09/2013)

Govt gearing up for green governance (ht 15/09/2013)

Biodiversity conservation: A valid pursuit, by Jagadish Chandra Baral (ht 10/09/2013)

Lack of fixed area hindering Fewa conservation (ht 26/08/2013)

Think new: Chure conservation, by Jagadish Chandra Baral (rep 26/08/2013)

Conservation in action: Locals of a village in Kailali join hands to conserve forest and wildlife, by Krishna Prasad Sigdel (ht 16/08/2013)

Force Nepal’s campaign to protect environment (ht 12/08/2013)

Land encroachmenton massive scale, by Binod Tripathi (kp 07/08/2013)

Concern over final rites: Crematorium a fit vehicle, by Mani Dixit (ht 05/08/2013)

Shrinking Rara Lake has authorities worried (ht 04/08/2013)

Nepal poised to take the lead on Conservation Genetics, by Stuti Basnyet (rep 02/08/2013)

Locals join hands to save Chure, by Shyam Sundar Shashi (kp 24/06/2013)

Urban ornaments: Trees in the city, by Suman S. Bhattarai (rep 20/06/2013)

Parks boon for joggers, visitors, by Samik Kharel (kp 11/06/2013)

The economy needs oxygen: Recent history shows that authoritarians have been the main enemies of the environment (nt 07/06/2013)

Everest by any other name: To lose sight of how the name Everest came to be used is to ignore history, by Deepak Thapa (kp 06/06/2013)

Int’l Environment Day celebrations becoming merely an annual ritual, by Pragati Shahi (kp 05/06/2013), Green grow the rushes: Nepal needs to think seriously and act urgently to embrace sustainable development for its own sake, by Gagan Thapa and Kashish Das Shrestha (kp 05/06/2013), Environment Day celebrated—and that’s it (kp 06/06/2013)

Let them be: Tree felling in Ring Road, by Pramada Shah (rep 04/06/2013)

"Thrilled At Greening City", interview with Chanda Rana (sp 31/05/2013)

Mountain madness: Money cannot undo the damage inflicted on the mountains and climate, by Shyam K.C. (kp 31/05/2013)

Govt, civic bodies join hands for environment (ht 28/05/2013)

Ecology meets politics: Rehabilitating land is much easier than dealing with built-forms such as buildings and roads, by Anil Bhattarai (kp 26/05/2013)

Pockets of prosperity: Protected areas, by Siddhartha B. Bajracharya (rep 23/05/2013)

Water, water everywhere: Biodiversity conservation and water security go hand in hand, by Nabin Bhattarai (kp 22/05/2013)

WWF Nepal celebrates 20 years of conservation partnerships (nn 20/05/2013)

Bardia, water snails and waiting for the tiger, by Sanjib Chaudhary (nn 20/05/2013)

Karnali highs, by Abhay K. (kp 18/05/2013)

The Churia region: Crying out for conservation, by Shyam Nandan Mandal (ht 16/05/2013)

Govt warming up to green house concept, by Pragati Shahi (kp 14/05/2013)

KSLCD Initiative to be launched this month (ht 14/05/2013)

On Rara’s shores, by Pragati Shahi (kp 11/05/2013)

Pact on transboundary landscape conservation (ht 04/05/2013)

RNP showsway in overgrazing fight, by Pragati Shahi (ht 03/05/2013)

Rs 4b programme to conserve Bagmati river (kp 01/05/2013)

Environment protection to get due priority (ht 28/04/2013)

When rhododendrons flower, by Dewan Rai (kp 27/04/2013)

Parks and recreation: Loss of open public space in urban areas has had a negative impact on health (kp 19/04/2013)

CNP lakes, ponds drying up, by Dipendra Baduwal (kp 15/04/2013), Land encroachmenton rise (kp 15/04/2013)

Iron butterflies: Violence against women goes hand in hand with the degradation of natural resources, by Bhawana Upadhyay (kp 07/04/2013)

Stop using heavy equipment to open tracks in Palpa: CIAA, by Madhav Aryal (kp 27/03/2013)

Kanchan clean-up drive, by Ananda Gautam (kp 27/03/2013)

Voices of the unheard: Great recognition must be given to the important role women play in protecting the rangelands in the Hindu Kush Himalaya (HKH), by Manohara Khadka and Muhammad Ismail (rep 08/03/2013)

Plan to expand Parsa Reserve, by Shankar Acharya (kp 06/03/2013)

Surkhet follows Kathmandu in bid to replenish depleting greenery, by Pragati Shahi (kp 28/02/2013)

Legal aspects of regional co-operation for basin optimisation: With reference to Koshi River, by Y.B. Thapa (ht 20/02/2013)

President Chure Conservation Programme: Two years on, region’s sufferings see no end (kp 17/02/2013)

Chitwan’s lifelines, by Roshan Sedhai (kp 16/02/2013)

Govt to launch new strategy to conserve Chure (kp 10/02/2013)

Political limbo puts ACAP fate in balance, by Pragati Shahi (kp 06/02/2013), Conserving conservation: Nepal’s showcase eco-tourism project in the Annapurnas is facing a delicate transition, by Sara Parker (nt 08/02/2013)

'Himalayan Viagra' on a constant decline, warn biologists (nn 31/01/2013), Study says Yarchagumba could face extinction, by Pragati Shahi (kp 03/02/2013)

ACAP management: Ministry for NTNC term extension, by Pragati Shahi (kp 27/01/2013)

How the land lies: Conservation of Chure, by Jagat Deuja (rep 24/01/2013)

Building a house? Make room for 2 trees too (kp 02/01/2013)

Saving Annapurna: The responsibility of managing the Annapurna Conservation Area should go to the people who live there, by Hum Gurung (kp 25/12/2012)

Govt apathetic to Maipokhari conservation: Locals, by Biplav Bhattarai (kp 17/12/2012)

Green Ilam gets greener: Eastern Nepal's model township is on its way to becoming the country's first Green City, by Bhrikuti Rai (nt 14/12/2012)

The common future, by Gopal S. Rawat and Eklabya Sharma (rep 11/12/2012)

Environmental advertising an issue not to be sniffed at, by Basudha Gautam (kp 02/12/2012)

Green Kathmandu drive begins (kp 29/11/2012)

Prez opens geology meet (kp 29/11/2012)

Help save the Chure Hills: They say Nepal is 'landlocked', but it looks these days more like a country without 'locks', by Tirtha Bahadur Shrestha (nt 23/11/2012)

Memory remains: A test case in Nepal, by Jagadish Chandra Baral (rep 20/11/2012)

Rupa lake under threat of encroachment, by Basanti Bastola (kp 12/11/2012)

‘Chure must be preserved’: President says the natural heritage has been neglected (ht 07/11/2012)

Two projects for Sleshmantak area conservation (kp 05/11/2012)

Over dozen lakes face extinction threat (ht 29/10/2012)

Wetland shrinking alarming: Experts, by Pragati Shahi (kp 17/10/2012)

Wildlife park, recreation centre to be built in Bhaktapur (nn 03/10/2012)

Community forests earn $44,000 in Dolakha: Study shows 35 forests sequester 1.254m tonnes of carbon dioxide (kp 25/09/2012)

Taking nature back to people: Six years after Nepal's top conservationists were killed in a helicopter crash, communities work to conserve their legacy, by Bhrikuti Rai (nt 21/09/2012)

In the shadow of Annapurna: The Annapurna conservation project must find ways to reconcile its conflict with locals over resources, by Gopal Guragain (nt 07/09/2012)

The future catches up with Mustang: Mustang is usually preceded with words like 'lost', 'hidden' or 'forbidden', today it is none of those things, by Mark Whittaker (nt 07/09/2012)

Three-country initiative on biodiversity (kp 22/08/2012)

High-altitude visions: The Alps in Europe might share commonalities with our very own Himalayas, but are far advanced in terms of the developmental strategies adopted for the region, by Pragati Shahi (kp 11/08/2012)

Shouldering burden to revive lost glory, by Pragati Shahi (kp 07/08/2012), Fallen from holy grace, by Ankit Adhikari (kp 07/08/2012)

Future of conservation: Managing the ACA, by Siddhartha B. Bajracharya (rep 02/08/2012), Fate of Annapurna area management remains on a knife-edge (kp 08/08/2012)

6-month extension for ACAP term (kp 29/07/2012)

Encroachment affects lakes in Lekhnath (ht 12/07/2012)

Govt devises integrated plan to save Bagmati (kp 10/07/2012)

Surrendering to nature, the hard way, by Sameek Pokharel (kp 22/06/2012)

Heightened hope for Bagmati revival: Bagmati Civilisation Committee to use Rs 4 billion loan from Asian Development Bank (kp 12/06/2012)

Unauthorized gravel extraction goes unchecked, by Amar Khadka (rep 10/06/2012)

Green shoots: World environment day, by Madhav Karki (rep 05/06/2012), No going green at cost of development: Experts, by Pragati Shahi (kp 05/06/2012), Women at the forefront: Gender dimensions of the green economy are important in a mountain context, by Manohara Khadka (kp 05/06/2012), A dangerous void: Environment issues post CA, by Gagan Thapa and Kashish Das Shrestha (rep 06/06/2012), Semantics of democracy, by Dharma Adhikari (rep)

Monetising nature: An international study to calculate dollars and cents that locals can earn from conservation of Nepal's parks (nt 25/05/2012)

Give us some trees: Greenery in a city has a multitude of benefits (kp 25/05/2012)

Focus on the fragments: We have to realise that we are not living in normal times and that the earth is fast-deteriorating, by Anil Bhattarai (kp 13/05/2012)

Pokhara perils: Landslides caused by slope failures are common in the Pokhara valley. But neither is local history trusted, nor is modern technology employed as a precautionary measure, by Jagannath Adhikari (kp 13/05/2012)

Villagers ready to take govt to court, by Manoj Adhikari (rep 03/05/2012)

Hotels inside CNP reluctant to relocate, by Samiksha Koirala (rep 29/04/2012)

Fewa shrinking draws govt notice, by Manoj Adhikari (rep 24/04/2012), 138 hectares of Phewa Lake land encroached: Surveyors, by Ishwori Neupane (kp 25/04/2012)

For A President’s Churiya Dream To Come True, by Uday R. Sharma (sp 20/04/2012)

Politicking on mountains: Can Nepal be a leader?, by Raju Pandi Chhetri (hrt 17/04/2012)

Decoding glacier behaviour, by Arun Bhakta Shrestha (rep 01/04/2012)

Water & Wetlands, by Ravi Sharma Aryal (sp 29/03/2012)

Govt to seek int’l help to measure Everest height (kp 01/03/2012)

Half dozen lakes on verge of extinction (kp 26/02/2012)

Biodiversity conservation: Nurturing nature, by Uday R. Sharma (rep 22/02/2012)

Ridiculous Environment Protection Policy: Nepal Headed for Economic Ruin, by A.B. Thapa (sp 10/02/2012)

Wet and wild, by Hum Gurung (kp 05/02/2012)

Sharp decline in Yarcha collection, says report, by Pragati Shahi (kp 04/02/2012)

For nature and people, by Ritu Meher Shrestha (rep 02/02/2012)

Biodiversity under threat: Roads to perdition, by Uday R. Sharma (rep 31/01/2012))

Chure degradation upsets President (kp 23/01/2012)

Ramauli-Pratappur relocation work to resume (rep 22/01/2012)

What is stalling the BAP?, by Smriti Mallapaty (kp 21/01/2012)

Conservation area sought in Chure, by DR Panta (kp 15/01/2012)

Sustaining the unsustainable: Economic development need not be done so dirtily that you harm the poor people who were supposed to benefit, by Navin Singh Khadka (kp 13/01/2012)

Change of guards, by Pragati Shahi (kp 07/01/2012)

Everest going to greater heights; new survey adds 90 cm, by Ajaya Bhadra Khanal (ht 24/11/2011)

Quest for gold: It's a miracle the Golden Mahseer still swims free in our rivers, by Arun Rana (nt 11/11/2011)

The pride of Pokhara: Urgent action is needed to conserve the Phewa Lake’s watershed, by Jagannath Adhikari (kp 24/10/2011)

Rich in diversity: Nepal must speak louder on biodiversity conservation and the threats of climate change, by Sohan Ghimire (kp 21/10/2011)

Closer to nature: Engaging women in decision-making processes would help reverse the exploitation of natural resources, by Bhawana Upadhyay (kp 19/10/2011)

Result Of Poor Planning, by Bhimsen Thapaliya (rn 19/10/2011)

Koshi For Mutual Benefit, by P. Thapa (rn 23/09/2011)

The invasion of ‘banphanda’: Invasive alien species are a growing threat to Nepal’s endemic and native biodiversity, by Bishnu Prasad Regmi (kp 14/09/2011)

All out efforts to revive lost glory of Bagmati, by Pragati Shahi (kp 05/09/2011)

Fair and just: Equity in political, social, economic, trade and environmental issues is now the rule, by Trilochan Upreti (kp 04/09/2011)

'Goodbye to a river', by Surendra Phuyal (rep 23/08/2011)

Polythene-free Ilam aspires to be a green city in a decade, ba Pragati Shahi and Manish Gautam (kp 22/08/2011)

Conserving partnerships: Conservationists need to forge partnerships with diverse actors for ecological regeneration, by Anil Bhattarai (kp 16/08/2011)

On verge of degradation: Dams, chemicals and plastic threaten Chitwan's biological treasures, by Anil Bhattarai (kp 09/08/2011)

Doing it right: Discourses have been a powerful means for negotiating environment and development in Nepal, by Amulya Ratna Tuladhar (kp 03/08/2011)

Kaski launches lake conservation plan, by Basanti Bastola (kp 01/08/2011)

Save our rivers from ourselves: Protecting the Karnali, Madi and Tamor as free-flowing rivers will save them for future generations, by Megh Ale (nt 15/07/2011)

Protected area bracing to become hunting spot, by Pragati Shahi and Anand Gautam (kp 13/07/2011)

New lease of life to Bagmati?, by Surendra Phuyal (rep 12/07/2011)

New species of orchid traced, by Shiva Sharma (kp 02/07/2011)

Rashtrapati chure conservation work on, by Pratap Bista (kp 30/06/2011)

Summer of truths: Chitwan is hot not only because of nature. Our environments also amplify this weathered experience (kp 28/06/2011)

Donor willing to support BAP, by Pragati Shahi (kp 18/06/2011)

Greenery to sprout in valley: Ministry steps up construction of 10 parks (kp 06/06/2011)

Burden of black carbon: Forest fires and carbon emissions are the talking points of this year’s global environmental efforts, by Bidya Banmali Pradhan (kp 05/06/2011)

Fisherfolk on encroached Begnas cleaning mission, by Basanti Bastola (kp 03/06/2011)

World environment day 2011: Green Growth, by Keshab Poudel (sp 27/05/2011)

Save our mountains: Why mountain biodiversity matters, by Sunita Chaudhary (kp 13/05/2011)

A smaller footprint: For Nepal, becoming a low carbon society isn’t just a moral obligation, it’s an economic opportunity, by Sunil Lohani (kp 23/03/2011)

Water sources drying up in Chure region (kp 13/03/2011)

A river runs dry, by Byanjana Thapa (kp 12/03/2011)

The misery of Fewa, by Kiran Pandey (kp 05/03/2011)

The wellbeing of wetlands: Despite officiating nine sites as Ramsar Sites, Nepal is doing very little to conserve the ecology around wetlands, by Pragati Shahi (kp 26/02/2011)

Wonders And Woes Of Chitwan, by Fiona McAlpine (rn 25/02/2011)

Cheated by nature, by Janani Vivekananda (kp 19/02/2011)

Lekhnath lakes cry for funds (kp 16/02/2011)

Dodgy researchers to be blacklisted, by Ramesh Prasad Bhushal (ht 07/02/2011)

Rethinking conservation: Focus on ecosystems, by Andreas Schild (ht 07/02/2011)

The menacing weed: If there isn’t a collective effort in the next five years to weed out the Mikania micrantha, about 50 percent of the wildlife habitat in Chitwan will be wiped out, by Prateebha Tuladhar (kp 05/02/2011)

Watching the wetlands: Himalayan wetlands provide livelihoods for people all the way to coastal areas, by Bishnu B. Bhandari (kp 02/02/2011), Wetland conservation efforts too little, by Pragati Shahi (kp 03/02/2011), Country’s water bodies neglected (ht 03/02/2011)

Another Council for PM Nepal to chair (ht 31/01/2011)

Human encroachment taking its toll on Pokhara beauty, by Lal Prasad Sharma (kp 26/01/2011)

REDD plus women: Reflections from Cancun on how gender relates to the new REDD+ policy, by Manohara Khadka (kp 21/01/2011)

Boost to biodiversity conservation efforts: MoFSC finally launches Sacred Himalaya interim implementation plan (kp 18/01/2011)

Four-year implementation plan for conservation of landscapes launched (nn 17/01/2011)

Conserving ecological corridors, by Shyam Bhatta (rep 14/01/2011)

Shrunk Rupa losing beauty, by Shiva Sharma (kp 07/01/2011)

BNP remains nobody’s baby (kp 03/01/2011)

Nepal's fragile ecosystems, by Bishwambher Pyakuryal (rep 15/12/2010)

It’s urgent to convince the international community of the fragility of mountains, by Arun Bhakta Shrestha (kp 12/12/2010)

Following the Karnali: Nepal's silver lining runs the length of the country, by Rabi Thapa (nt 10/12/2010)

Re-generation: Mingma Norbu Sherpa Memorial Scholarship helps educate a new generation of environmentalists, by Rubeena Mahato (nt 03/12/2010)

TU to host int’l meet on biodiversity: As many as 40 countries are expected to participate (ht 28/10/2010)

Conservation: what next?, by Pravat J. Gurung (rep 01/10/2010)

Save the Himalayas Campaign in peril: Ten summiters, eight officials denied visa to US (ht 20/09/2010)

Disquiet Bagmati: We have been launching, inaugurating, implementing, performing various Bagmati Action Plan rituals for over a year, by Smriti Mallapaty (kp 16/09/2010)

Human Ecology And River Basins Of Nepal, by Prem Khatry (rn 14/09/2010) [see also part 2 (21/09/2010) and part 3 (28/09/2010)]

Encroachment rife in Sardu wetland (ht 06/09/2010)

Bagmati Action Plan in action (kp 04/09/2010)

By the banks of the Bagmati: Mulling over a cup of tea by the river’s banks, I hope that one day the view will be transformed to a restful river, by Anita Krishnan (kp 28/08/2010)

Gaurishankar Conservation Area recognised (ht 19/08/2010), Another milestone (ht 20/08/2010)

Catalogue lists flowering plants recorded in 50 years (ht 12/08/2010)

Orchid extinction threat writ large, by Ramesh Prasad Bhushal (ht 08/08/2010)

The lake that was once Kathmandu: Geology shaped the Valley's destiny, and will continue to do so, by Kunda Dixit (nt 06/08/2010)

Invasive plants a threat to lake, by Dipendra Baduwal (kp 01/08/2010)

NAPA Draft: Final Process, by Keshab Poudel (sp 30/07/2010)

Another national park in country’s crown (kp 30/07/2010), Newest national park sans army patrol: Forest exposed to poaching, smuggling threat (ht 05/08/2010)

Water hyacinth ruining beauty of Phewa Lake (ht 29/07/2010)

Crushers putting rivers at risk (ht 29/07/2010)

Sustainable development: Environment has vital stake, by Bidur Prasad Upadhyay (ht 26/07/2010)

Eco project launched, by Pragati Shahi (kp 29/06/2010)

Embankment breach puts fauna in peril, by Abadesh Kumar Jha (kp 19/06/2010)

Our Fight Against Desertification, by Safal Dhungana (rn 17/06/2010)

Nepal to fix Mt Everest height, by Anil Giri (kp 09/06/2010)

Govt draws up land use policy, by Kamal Dev Bhattarai (kp 08/06/2010), Law of the land: The new policy will bolster debate on federal land management (kp 09/06/2010)

Hetauda trying to improve environment (rn 06/06/2010)

The future is unclear: Saving the Himalayas requires more than just government policy, by Surendra R. Devkota (kp 05/06/2010)

Robbing Karnali: Karnali's valuable herbs are only benefiting unscrupulous traders and corrupt officials, by Toofan Neupane (nt 28/05/2010)

Endangered species being conserved (rn 21/05/2010)

A Worse Place To Live In, by Bhimsen Thapaliya (rn 19/05/2010)

Nod to Banke National Park, by Ramesh Prasad Bhushal (ht 14/05/2010)

Drive for biodiversity conservation, by Shiva Sharma (kp 09/05/2010)

Wetlands loss impairs biodiversity, by Pragati Shahi (kp 03/05/2010)

Carbon credits: REDD was a big step, but it needs to be extended to include the overall environment, by Jagadish C. Baral (kp 18/04/2010)

"We will Prepare the draft o NAPA Within a Month", interview with Thakur Prasad Sharma (sp 16/04/2010)

Ministry gets nod to set up new nat’l park, by Rajesh Prasad Bhushel (ht 13/04/2010)

Beyond the fence: It is equally important to protect the biodiversity that exists outside national parks, by Anil Bhattarai (kp 13/04/2010)

The powers that be: Bagmati Action Plan, by Smriti Mallapaty (kp 10/04/2010)

Mt Everest height issue ends in deal, by Anil Giri (kp 08/04/2010)

Study to ascertain invasive plant impact on Chitwan park, by Ramesh Prasad Bhushal (ht 05/04/2010)

Seven vanishing lakes, by Lal Prasad Sharma (kp 03/04/2010)

Indrawati Sub-Basin Project launched (nn 30/03/2010), Indrawati Sub-Basin Project launched (ht 31/03/2010)

Local communities fleecing hunters in Dhorpatan, by Ramesh Nath Bhushal (ht 29/03/2010)

Lakes, reservoirs at stake: Experts (kp 28/03/2010)

CNP land encroached; CIAA begins probe (nn 18/03/2010)

Hard rock: Stone and sand quarries do a lot more harm than good (kp 16/03/2010)

Far from the madding crowd: Ghodaghodi Lake in Kailali is ecologically significant, yet tourism plans could alter its fine balance, by Pragati Shahi (kp 13/03/2010)

KTWR implores line ministries' help to save Koshi-Tappu, by Himal Dhungel (ht 13/03/2010)

Country a biodiversity hotspot; conservation work, by Ramesh Prasad Bhushal (ht 09/03/2010)

SNP adds feather in country’s cap (kp 28/02/2010)

Down the widened lanes, by Sudarshan Raj Tiwari (kp 20/02/2010)

Locals riled with conservation area declaration: Gaurishankar area (kp 19/02/2010)

Locals, conservation officials at loggerheads, by Ramesh Prasad Bhushal (ht 17/02/2010)

Banking on biodiversity: Take care of natural systems and they will take care of you when climate change hits, by Navin Singh Khadka (12/02/2010)

10 yrs on, country yet to pay panel $155 a year, by Ramesh Prasad Bhushal (ht 11/02/2010)

Caring For The Wetlands, by Keshab Raj Joshi (rn 30/01/2010), Wetland areas dried up (rn 12/02/2010)

Environment protection: Nepal tops South Asia region (kp 30/01/2010)

Shepherds turn conservationists in eastern mountains (ht 28/01/2010)

Environment impact assesment section acutely understaffed, by Ramesh Prasad Bhushal (ht 28/01/2010)

Benefiting from biodiversity: Nepal's delegation to Copenhagen was larger than China's, but the results were small, by Hira Bahadur Thapa (kp 24/01/2010)

Committee boost for drying wetlands (kp 22/01/2010)

Conservation aid rarely gets to intended beneficiaries, by Ramesh Prasad Bhushal (ht 14/01/2010)

Panel for eco-degradation in Chure (ht 12/01/2010)

Allow resource export: MoE (kp 10/01/2010)

Boulder, sand export barred, by Arjun Bhandari (ht 05/01/2010), Govt asked to stop exporting sand, crushers (rn 05/01/2010), No more sand for India: Parliamentary committee bans export (kp 05/01/2010), SC: Halt sand export (kp 06/01/2010), Ban on sand, stone export flayed (kp 13/01/2010), Finance Ministry wants ban imposed on eco exports to India lifted despite environmental concerns (nn 13/01/2010), Crusher operators slam govt decision (kp 30/01/2010), Commerce minister Mahato defies house panel call; panel passes censure motion (nn 25/02/2010), House panel orders fresh ban (ht 25/02/2010)

Pyara Tal in far-west beckons with fairyland beauty (rn 04/01/2010)

Manjushree Cave: new park for Kathmanduite recreation (kp 03/01/2010)

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