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Can paddles save Nepal’s Karnali river?

Kathmandu, January 31, 2017: Nepal is now developing large hydropower dams after decades of hiatus due to political instability and civil war. The 900 MW...

Photo story: Draining Nepal’s dangerous glacier lake

Local monks perform religious rituals during the completion ceremony of the much-awaited project to drain Imja Lake on the 23 November 2016. Nepal has drained...

Nepal is diversifying its renewable energy mix

In winter many Nepalese experience power cuts extending up to 18 hours a day.  Photograph: Nabin Baral Trapped in the hope of harnessing its abundant...

Nepal’s million dollar trees bring hope and fear

An early morning view of Timal village, Kavre. Demand for Tibetan prayer beads from China have brought Nepal’s Timal village into the limelight, but...

Women on the frontline of climate change

New Delhi, May 18, 2016: Climate change, as a global phenomenon, is hard to imagine. Those affected by it, and those finding ways to adapt,...

The Bamboo Rafters of Nepal

Kathmandu, May 12, 2016: Eastern Nepal is well known for its bamboo, but transporting the product from the hilly districts to sell in the southern...

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