Gangotri glacier’s rate of receding slows, but base thinning: Experts Development (GBPNIHESD) who conducted a study of the glacier located in Uttarkashi from 2008 till 2016.

पर्यावरण, वन एवं जलवायु मंत्रालय और संयुक्त राष्ट्र विकास कार्यक्रम (यूएनडीपी) के तत्वावधान में इन क्षेत्रों में एक अप्रैल से 'सुरक्षित हिमालय' परियोजना की शुरुआत की जा रही है।

Dehradun: The Centre has sanctioned a budget of Rs 2.5 crore to Uttarakhand to aid the state in its State Action Plan of climate change (SAPCC).

NEW DELHI: For the second consecutive year, Delhi missed its characteristic January chill.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Society for Preservation of Kasauli and its Environs (SPOKE) Vs. Bird’s View Resort & Others dated 30/01/2017 regarding unauthorised constructions in Kasauli area, Solan, Himachal Pradesh. Advocate General appearing for the State has pointed out before the Court detailed list of unauthorized constructions, wholly or partially as well as the authorized construction existing in that area.

The Himalayas hold a rich natural heritage with diverse flora and fauna enhancing the beauty of the region.The Himalayas hold a rich natural heritage with diverse flora and fauna enhancing the beau

This article aims to examine the use pattern and potentiality of livestock farming in the Uttarakhand Himalaya, India. We collected and compared data on livestock population and production in 13 districts of Uttarakhand (2001–14) and noted that number of milching livestock, improved hen and milk production increased during the period. Meanwhile, population of sheep, goat, lamb and indigenous hen has decreased. The study reveals that livestock farming, including cattle, milching animals, goat and sheep has high potential in livelihood sustainability.

Question raised in Rajya Sabha on Impact of climate change on Himalayas, 05/12/2016.

The pangolin, now recognised as the world’s most trafficked mammal, is currently undergoing population collapse across South and Southeast Asia, primarily because of the medicinal value attributed to its meat and scales. This paper explores how scarcity and alterity (otherness) drive the perceived value of these creatures for a range of human and more-than-human stakeholders: wildlife traffickers, Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) practitioners, Asian consumers of their meat and scales, hunters and poachers, pangolin-rearing master-spirits, and conservation organisations.

A scientist has engineered a way to possibly solve the problems of glacial melting in the Himalayas through artificial glacier towers called an ice stupa.

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