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himalayas

Monday, December 14th, 2015

Climate Atlas Maps Himalayas’ Future

PARIS — International Mountain Day, coinciding with the close of the COP21 climate conference in Paris, this week, saw the launch of an atlas mapping out the impact of climate change on Asia’s five major river basins —...

Monday, March 3rd, 2014

Indian Government Approves Mission to Sustain Himalayan Ecosystem

The government on Friday approved a national mission to sustain the Himalayan ecosystem. The mission, with an outlay of Rs 550 crore during the 12th plan period, will focus on biodiversity, conservation and protection of wildlife, traditional...

Thursday, September 13th, 2012

Himalayan Glaciers Retreating at Accelerated Rate in Some Regions but Not Others; Consequences for Water Supply Remain Unclear, Says New Report

Glaciers in the eastern and central regions of the Himalayas appear to be retreating at accelerating rates, similar to those in other areas of the world, while glaciers in the western Himalayas are more stable and could...

Thursday, August 23rd, 2012

New Study Maps Himalayan Glacier Behaviour

Glaciers are one of the largest reservoirs of freshwater on our planet, and their melting or growing is one of the best indicators of climate change. However, knowledge of glacier change has been hampered by lack of...

Tuesday, March 29th, 2011

Book – Framework for Valuing Ecosystem Services in the Himalayas

Around half of the world’s population depends directly or indirectly on mountain resources for different products and services. Having a means for economic valuation of these services will help increase recognition of their value and provide a...