The present and future groundwater availability and exploitation were evaluated for an intermountain basin (Kohat Sub basin) of Northwest Himalayan Fold & thrust belt Pakistan by developing a 3D numerical groundwater flow model. The groundwater models attempt to represent an actual groundwater system with a mathematical counterpart. The conventional groundwater flow modeling procedure was followed to characterize complex hydrogeological system and predict future of fresh water resources in response to pumping and potential withdrawal.

The initiative known as Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation, Conservation and Enhancement of Forest Carbon and Sustainable Forest Management (REDD+) focuses on avoiding deforestation and forest degradation, conserving and sustainably managing forests, and enhancing forest carbon stocks.

This short report presents a selection of the key findings, achievements and lessons learned from the Himalayan Climate Change Adaptation Programme (HICAP) over the period 2012– 2017. This summary report focuses on selected HICAP approaches to science, action research, pilot activities, and communications and outreach.

Receding Himalayan glaciers due to climate change is an area of concern for Himachal Pradesh, said the Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur.

While the glaciers in Kashmir are melting down, the state government doesn’t even know how many of them do actually exist in the state.

Affirming that the impact of global warming is evident over north-western Himalayas in the form of rising maximum and mean temperature across all zones, a study by the Snow and Avalanche Studies Es

DEHRADUN: The National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Wednesday banned further felling of trees in the Rs 12,000 crore all-weather Char Dham road project, a pet initiative of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Dehradun: An Italian veterinary sciences professor at the University of Torino in Italy has said that the disease which is rendering Himalayan blue sheep blind in Gangotri National Park (GNP) and h

The Uttarakhand government has launched a comprehensive study to understand early blooming of rhododendron also known as buransh, the state flower of Uttarakhand, and zeroed in on three sites in Na

Is this beautiful world fighting for its very existence? Will the coming generations be in a position to enjoy every element of nature? Are we constrained to live in a highly polluted environment?

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