Muncipal solid waste management ; problem and opportunity

Municipal solid waste (MSW) normally termed as “garbage” or “trash” is an inevitable byproduct of human activity. Population growth and economic development lead to enormous amounts of solid waste generation by the dwellers of the urban areas (Karishnamurti and Naidu, 2003). Read More +

1.5°C Means to Nepal

After the industrial era, Earth's average temperature has risen by almost 1°C and is projected to rise another 0.3°C-5.7°C by 2100. To address the issues of climate change, world leaders in 2015 in Paris, agreed to keep temperature “well below 2°C above pre-industrial levels and pursuing efforts to limit the temperature increase to 1.5°C”. Read More +

Vulture population stabilising in Nepal

2017-05-26 12:40:51

The 13th National Annual Vulture Survey has revealed that the number of white-rumped vulture in Nepal has increased by 36 in a year. Read More +

Pangolin's Trade, Importance and It's Conservation Status

2017-05-24 16:31:14
Research Articles

Two species of pangolins are found in Nepal: Chinese pangolin (Manispentadactyla) and Indian pangolin (Maniscrassicaudata) (Baral and Shah, 2008; Jnawali et al., 2011). Read More +

Weather

Nature Special

Prakriti; in attempt to make nature glorious

May 9, 2017

I was given a name “Prakriti” by my sister. Yeah there is a deep coincidence between my name, my birth date and with my work as well. I got to know that my born date was on the World Environment… Read More +

Climate Change

1.5°C Means to Nepal

May 18, 2017

After the industrial era, Earth's average temperature has risen by almost 1°C and is projected to rise another 0.3°C-5.7°C by 2100. To address the issues of climate change, world leaders in 2015 in Paris, agreed to keep temperature “well below… Read More +

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Nature Video

  • Drones Mapping Landslides following the Gorkha

    ature Video Mustang Nepal The district straddles the Himalayas and extends northward onto the Tibetan plateau. Upper Mustang, the former Lo Kingdom comprises the northern two-thirds of the district. This kingdom was a dependency of the Kingdom of Nepal but…

  • The Story of All of Us (A Short Film)

    The Story of All of Us is a short-film that asks people to look inside their hearts, to unravel the umbilical cord that connects us humans with the forests and every other living being on Earth.

  • Mustang Nepal

    The district straddles the Himalayas and extends northward onto the Tibetan plateau. Upper Mustang, the former Lo Kingdom comprises the northern two-thirds of the district. This kingdom was a dependency of the Kingdom of Nepal but was abolished by the…

Agriculture

Thai Government Promotes Low-Emission Rice Farming

Thailand’s Ministry of Agriculture and Cooperatives, working with the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment, plan shift from conventional to low-emission rice farming to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by more… Read More +

Forest

Pollution

Development & Reconstruction

Nine bird species vanish from Kathmandu Valley

With rapid urbanization, Kathmandu Valley has witnessed the extinction of nine bird species that were common in Valley earlier. Ornithologists have blamed urbanization for the loss of wetlands, cultivation fields… Read More +

Energy

Payment dispute delays handover of energy plant

Though the waste-to-energy plant at Teku successfully conducted test generation two months ago, it has yet to be handed over to Kathmandu Metropolitan City due to payment dispute. Read More +

Science & Techology

First 3D Structures of Active DNA: Update on World DNA Day

April 25, 2017

World DNA Day is celebrated on April 25 each year by the number of countries worldwide. It is celebrated for the discovery of the DNA double helix in 1953 by Watson & crick and the completion of the Human Genome Project in April 2003. Read More +

World’s First Baby with Three Genetic Parents: DNA Breakthrough

April 15, 2017

The newborn baby inherits genetic material from mother and father but the mitochondrial DNA is inherited solely from the mother. Thus, any type of mitochondrial diseases can easily transfer to her baby causing the similar genetic disorder. To minimize the transmission of such disorder, the defective mitochondria should be removed… Read More +

Molecular Genetic Testing: Prominence and Facilities in Nepal

April 11, 2017

With the most advanced in the academics, the number of students from Nepal are attracted in the field of Human Genetics/Molecular Genetics. There are numerous senior molecular genetics scientist from Nepal, are residing in foreign countries and providing their technical expertise in the research as well as diagnostic sectors. Read More +

Quick Adoption of Change: A Generation Disparity

February 28, 2017

It is worthwhile to say, technology determines everything. There is the technological determinism in every sector. They have changed the perspective to look something into. They have made the life smarter than previously we had. The day to day activities are getting done with it. Read More +

Disaster

10 injured by volcanic explosion on Italy’s Mount Etna

Sicily’s Mount Etna volcano unleashed an explosion Thursday, hurling molten rocks and steam that rained down on tourists, journalists and a scientist who scrambled to escape the barrage. Ten people… Read More +

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