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

The cryosphere constitutes an important subset of the hydrosphere. The Himalayan cryosphere is a significant contributor to the hydrological budget of a large river system such as the Ganges. Basic data on the cryosphere in the Himalaya is inadequate and also has large uncertainties. The data on glacial melt component in the Himalayan rivers of India also shows high variability.

A minimum of eight units, in Chamoli and Uttarkashi districts were selected through probability proportional to size sampling technique (PPS) to study the work profile of nettle units in Uttarakhand. Fifty per cent of nettle units were established in the years 2007-2008. It was observed that 72.50 per cent and 62.50 per cent of nettle fibres were used in Uttarakashi and Chamoli respectively. They used 100 per cent nettle fibre which is a harvest wild growth in this area.

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.

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