With growing warnings of the cascading impacts of climate change in the Hindu Kush Himalayas, the region’s hydropower sector ought to take note
When you look at climate change or disasters, the most affected are the poorest women in the Himalayas, because they don’t have access to resources, information, or the skills to adapt.
Flood embankments built along the Karnali in India have exacerbated disastrous floods and made people more vulnerable
Nepal’s largest dam project is caught up in wider regional political play, leaving locals in limbo for decades.
Tibet’s development boom has left downstream Nepal more vulnerable to floods and dam collapse – with both governments turning a blind eye
Trawler owners ignore the seasonal bans on Hilsa fishing, driving Bengal’s favourite fish to near-extinction in the Ganga.
The increasing demand for river water and the overall rise in temperature are adversely impacting the life cycle of dolphins
Undervalued and ignored, wetlands are disappearing and drying up in Nepal – leaving the communities and wildlife that depend on them exposed in a changing climate
The story of Ghoramara shows how climate change is changing the way people live