'Himalayan Viagra' under threat from climate change: Report

Dehradun: A study by scientists of the Dehradun-based Wildlife Institute of India (WII) in the Bhagirathi basin near Gaumukh has revealed that in the last two years, there has been a rise of at lea

DEHRADUN: A recent study by the Dehradun-based Wadia Institute of Himalayan Geology (WIHG) has found that black carbon travelling from Mediterranean countries during the western disturbance (which

Managing transformations in shifting cultivation areas is fundamental to agricultural development in the uplands of northeast (NE) India and an important element of the Act East Policy. Transformation of shifting

This study is an effort to contribute to the empirical literature on the diverse patterns of migration, adaptation measures by households facing environmental changes, and the role of migration in augmenting household adaptive capacities in four river basins of the Hindu Kush Himalayan (HKH) region, namely the Gandaki, the Indus, the Upper Ganga

This framework document aims to introduce a proactive approach to assess adaptation needs and encourage timely adaptation.

This framework document aims to introduce a proactive approach to assess adaptation needs and encourage timely adaptation.

Niti Aayog has suggested setting up of an overarching 'Himalayan Authority' for coordinating integrated and holistic development of hilly states at the foothills of Himalayan region. The government think tank has recommended that the proposed authority should provide strategic guidance for development of the region in a sustained manner.

Recognizing the uniqueness of the Himalayas and the challenges for sustainable development, NITI Aayog had set up 5 Working Groups (WGs) in June 2017 to prepare a roadmap for actions in 5 thematic areas.

Nearly 30 per cent of springs crucial to water security of people are drying and 50 per cent have reported reduced discharge, stated a report readied by five working groups set up by NITI Aayog to recognize the uniqueness of the Himalayas and the challenges of sustainable Development.

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