Study Explores Link Between Earthquakes, Rainfall and Food Insecurity in Nepal

Environmental News Network

Compound environmental shocks and their impact on food insecurity in Nepal, one of the world’s most disaster-prone countries, was the focus of research conducted by faculty in Penn State’s College of Agricultural Sciences.

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The Last Resort: true eco-adventure in Nepal

Green Traveler Guides

A very brief history of green wine Info News Views Our favs Useful resources Travel blogs we like Contact The Last Resort: true eco-adventure in Nepal 23 March 11 · 0 comments | Yeow! It’s Green | I ’m in Nepal , almost into Tibet , in search of the perfect blend of eco-conscious adventure and relaxation. These are now used locally in place of harvested trees—a dwindling natural resource even in lush, forested Nepal.

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Nepal’s rhino population is on the rise

AGreenLiving

This year’s National Rhino Count in Nepal showed a promising gain in the odd-toed ungulates. The 2021 numbers are up 16% for a total of 752 rhinos , according to results released by Nepal’s government this week. Related: Endangered rhino population up 1000% in Tanzania following poaching crackdown Nepal’s one-horned rhinos have long been killed and tormented by poachers, who sell their horns on the black market. Via WWF Nepal and People Image via Pramod Neupane / WWF Nepal.

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I Think I’m Going to Kathmandu: Citizen Science for Freshwater in Nepal

Nature Conservancy - Science

The project will provide a foundation for climate resilient and sustainable growth across Nepal though smart groundwater use. A citizen science project is tackling groundwater challenges head-on in the Kathmandu Valley. Citizen Science Nature + People Try This Water Water Quality

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Inspiring rammed earth hospital brings affordable care to rural Nepal

AGreenLiving

An inspiring beacon of humanitarian architecture has arrived to one of the poorest and most remote regions of Nepal — the new Bayalpata Hospital in Accham. Opened earlier this month to replace an aged and overrun clinic, the new hospital is a model of sustainable rural health made possible through a collaboration between the government of Nepal and NGO Possible Health. Inspiring rammed earth hospital brings affordable care to rural Nepal.

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Water irrigation reservoir and spa in Nepal will harness the power of fog

AGreenLiving

Architecture for the Ilam District of Eastern Nepal proposes a fog-harvesting structure to help conserve the area’s water and natural environment. Water irrigation reservoir and spa in Nepal will harness the power of fog. This unique reservoir and spa design by Margot Krasojevi?

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Nepal Cabinet Meets at Base of Everest

Green Living Ideas

Nepal’s Cabinet sat down earlier this week in an unconventional office- they called their meeting to order in the shadow of the world’s highest mountain- Everest. They met near the Mount Everest base camp [.] [ Nepal Cabinet Meets at Base of Everest from Green Living Ideas ]. Arriving by helicopter, the cabinet members wore oxygen masks for the thin air and heavy winter clothing for the below-freezing temperatures.

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Eating organic in Kathmandu

Green Traveler Guides

A very brief history of green wine Info News Views Our favs Useful resources Travel blogs we like Contact Eating organic in Kathmandu 6 January 11 · 0 comments | Healthy, Organic Nepal | I won’t go into all the reasons that seeking out organic food while traveling—and even paying a premium for it—is totally worth it. The Bazaar offers the largest and most diverse selection of organic products in Nepal.

The world is failing to limit global warming

AGreenLiving

These countries include Costa Rica , Ethiopia, Kenya, Morocco, Nepal, Nigeria and the U.K. Eco Green climate climate change emissions gambia nepal rating study the gambia

The untouchable Himalayan Healers

Green Traveler Guides

| Nepal’s Green Massage |. But in my experience nothing compares to the green and truly phenomenal massage treatments of Himalayan Healers , available at The Last Resort (three hours’ drive north of Kathmandu ) as well as its own seven spa boutiques in Nepal. That’s right—these masseuses are members of Nepal’s lowest dalit caste—traditionally called the Untouchables. All Asia Nepal Spas/Healing Arts Tours Himalayan Healers Michael Straus Rob Buckley

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An entire street of 3D printed homes in Texas are move-in ready

AGreenLiving

Green austin climate change emissions fire gambia houses interior-design nepal texas windowsThis is East 17th Street, a collection of homes that range in size and style. It’s got beautiful construction, lovely walkways and landscaping. But what truly makes this Austin, Texas project unique is that these are the first 3D-printed homes for sale in America. Yes, you read that correctly. These homes were all made with a 3D printer.

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Kathryn March and David Holmberg to Receive Hillary Medal

Environmental News Network

Anthropologists David Holmberg and Kathryn March will receive the 2021 Sir Edmund Hillary Mountain Legacy Medal for their many decades of friendship and assistance to Nepal, and for their leadership in educational exchange programs between Tribhuvan University and Cornell University.

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Kathmandu: hunt for the green heart

Green Traveler Guides

A very brief history of green wine Info News Views Our favs Useful resources Travel blogs we like Contact Kathmandu: hunt for the green heart 7 December 10 · 0 comments | Nepal’s Green Resort | A fter too many nights in the loud, tourist-jammed Thamel neighborhood in central Kathmandu , I decide it’s time to head out of the insanity.

Recharging body and spirit, Kathmandu-style

Green Traveler Guides

If you happen to be in Nepal , here’s the antidote. HIYA contributes 5% of profits to organizations helping to educate poor and needy children in Nepal (of which there are many). Home About What and who we are Staff Awards Press Tips Why travel green Green traveler’s to do’s Carbon Offsets Travel secrets of frequent fliers Buy Deals Photos Wine Green wine: what is it?

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Is Cashmere Sustainable?

Cool Green Science

Four things you (maybe) didn’t know about cashmere: Herders in Nepal and Kashmir have been making cashmere shawls — perhaps better known as pashminas — for literally thousands of years. Animals Asia Pacific Australia Biodiversity Ecosystem Services Featured Post 1 Grasslands International Land Use All ''Bout Commodities Cashmere cashmere goats China commodity eastern steppe goats Greg Goble jack hurd Kashmir mongolia Nepal NOYA Fibers shawl sheep sustainable sustainable wool wool

New study says Rotterdam is one of the dirtiest cities in the world

Green Blog

The per capita greenhouse gas emissions vary with more than 15 tonnes in wealthy industrialized cities such as Sydney, Calgary, Stuttgart and several major US cities to less than half a tonne in poorer cities such as Nepal, India and Bangladesh. Global Warming Bangladesh Calgary Canada climate justice Dallas Dan Hoornweg Europe Germany India Minneapolis Nepal Netherlands Rotterdam science study Stuttgart Sydney Texas USA Washington DC World Bank

Career change? Making a living from weaving

Low Impact

A small import business import from Nepal. The green weft is spun by women in Nepal using drop spindles. And yet it’s imported from Nepal – so I don’t know if I’ll be continuing with it. Career change? Making a living from weaving.

Unmanned Drones To Be Used In War On Poaching

Eco Friendly Daily

Now Nepal is hoping that the use of unmanned drone aircraft will reduce the poaching in their country. Two drones will be used in the Chitwan National Park in Nepal in hopes of tracking and intercepting poachers prior to them being able to harm their targets. The main targets for poachers in the Chitwan National Park in Nepal are Indian rhinos and Bengal tigers. There is estimated to be approximately 155 Bengal Tigers and 378 Indian rhinos remaining in Nepal.

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The Best Campaigns of All Time to Save Vanishing Species

Greentumble

Zero rhino poaching in Nepal. And now some very positive environmental news… According to the World Wildlife Fund (WWF), the country of Nepal celebrated in 2018 five years of zero rhino poaching [11]. What does Jackie Chan, Paul McCartney and Prince William have in common?

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Conference On Tigers Held To Save Them From Extinction

Eco Friendly Daily

The countries in which these creatures still roam wild include: Russia, Thailand, Vietnam, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, China, Myanmar, India and Nepal. In order to help save tigers, tiger experts are meeting this week in Nepal in order to determine new ways of saving the tiger. The prime minister of Nepal, Madhav Kumar Nepal, stated: “Despite our efforts in the last three decades, tigers still face threats of survival.

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The new issue of JAERE is out

Environmental Economics

  Environmental Migration and Labor Markets in Nepal. From the inbox: Dear John, The latest issue of the Journal of the Association of Environmental and Resource Economists  ( JAERE ) is now available on the University of Chicago Press Journals website.    As a reminder, AERE 2016 membership provides exclusive online access to the full run of JAERE in full text, PDF, and e-Book editions –  at no additional charge.

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Gokarna Forest Resort: Kathmandu’s green sanctuary

Green Traveler Guides

| Nepal Eco Luxury |. As one of Nepal’s most prestigious hotels, Gokarna attracts the gamut from flashpacking trekkers to business travelers, and even Nepal’s political elite (security is pretty tight on the day that top political rivals attempt to resolve the country’s political quagmire). Gokarna opened in 1999 as a luxury golf resort, Nepal’s first—and still only—international standard 18-hole course.

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Planning a Summer Trip: 8 Locations for a Perfect Student’s Vacay

Green Prophet

For extreme lovers: Kathmandu, Nepal. Summer’s in full play and it’s high time for students to plan their vacation. There are lots of options suitable for anyone — extreme lovers, party-goers, gourmets, and culture buffs.

Weekend Reading 5/1/15

Sightline Daily

earthquake that hit Nepal this past weekend has left me in disbelief. I lived in Nepal and have many loved ones in the country who currently have inadequate amounts of food, water, and shelter. For example, there is a Nepal earthquake relief walk on Sunday hosted by the Seattle Nepal Society. If you have loved ones in Nepal who need immediate assistance, Western Union is offering free and direct money transfers and you can call Nepal for free via Skype.

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Indigenous Knowledge and Global Wellness

Green (Living) Review

Natural healing in Nepal The Tharu people of central Nepal have cultural belief systems that demonstrate an immense knowledge and respect for the Earth’s biodiversity. Modern medicine has enabled people to live longer lives, but what have we lost in turning our backs on traditional ways of healing? Today, heart disease is the number one cause of death around the world. An estimated 17.3 million people died from cardiovascular diseases in 2008, representing 30% of all global deaths.

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EVERY TOWN NEEDS A REMAKERY

Green (Living) Review

The Remakery was founded by Sophie Unwin , after spending a year in Nepal. The Edinburgh Remakery is a social enterprise that teaches repair. The shop sells refurbished computers and furniture, and hosts workshops where people can come along and learn how to repair their own things. There’s a big vision behind it: “we want to generate a repair revolution.

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A Guide to Hong Kong’s Famous Traditional Chinese Medicine Shops

Green Prophet

Cordyceps – A fungus that only lives on rare caterpillars in certain mountainous regions of Nepal and Tibet, used to treat asthma. Shark fin soup, highly controversial.

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More Than A Light Bulb: How Clean Energy Is Powering Health Clinics Beyond the Grid

Sierra Club Compass

In Nepal, for instance, these hospitals may receive power from the grid for as little as four hours per day. For six health clinics (and counting), SunFarmer’s Nepal staff and local partner, Gham Power , have changed this. Currently operating in Nepal, SunFarmer plans to expand. Photo courtesy of SunFarmer. It is hard to overstate the effect that access to reliable electricity can have on people’s lives in rural communities worldwide.

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Transformable water bottle Dopper supports clean drinking water projects

Green (Living) Review

Dopper is a Cradle-to-Cradle water bottle company that is bringing clean water to Nepal. That is why the company also started the charitable Dopper Foundation, which is helping set up safe drinking water and sanitation systems in remote regions of Nepal wit 5% of net profits from Dopper water bottles donated to the foundation. by Michael Smith (Veshengro) © Dopper Meet Dopper!

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Artist Cleans Up Mt. Everest

Eco Friendly Daily

Clapp brought back about 132 cylinders and when he runs out in a few years, he plans to return to Nepal, but not to get more cylinders, but to teach the locals how to create and sell the bells themselves. Artist Jeff Clapp recently hiked up Mt. Everest. He didn’t do it for the challenge of climbing to the highest point in the world. He did it to collect the garbage left on the mountain from past climbers with the goal of turning this rubbish into art.

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The most dangerous spots in the Mediterranean for natural disasters

Green Prophet

magnitude earthquake in northern Nepal. The Nepal earthquake, occurring in one of the poorest countries in the world, has so far killed more than 7,400 people , made thousands homeless; and caused deadly avalanches on nearby Mt. Photo of 2015 Nepal Earthquake : Wikipedia.org. Threats of potential extreme geohazards against humanity became partial reality this month, following the spectacular eruption of the Calbuco volcano in southern Chile (photo above); and the 7.8

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Rhino Poaching On Rise

Eco Friendly Daily

In recent years, rhino populations had somewhat recovered in places such as Zimbabwe and Nepal. Nepal is one country where poaching laws have made a vast difference. Rhino populations in general are in decline, in large part due to poaching. However, a study has shown that poaching of rhinos overall is now on the rise. Traffic, a wildlife trade monitoring network, and the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) performed the study.

My Eco Chick Wedding: Ethical Bridal Gowns by Leila Hafzi

Eco Chic

The timing worked out for us to do the fitting in Oslo—that is if I wanted to catch her before she would be traveling to Nepal to work with local artisans on her latest collection of bridal gowns (where my gown would eventually be made!). Hafzi has also co-founded the non-profit Rebuild Nepal to further her mission to help make emerging economies better places to live by building earthquake resistant homes and schools.

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Why Are Rhinos Endangered?

Greentumble

The Javan rhino is now found only in Indonesia and Vietnam, the Sumatran rhino in only Indonesia and Malaysia, and the Indian rhino is present only in small sections of India and Nepal. Awareness-raising sign in Nepal. The rhinoceros, the unicorn of the savannah, is the second largest land mammal in the world and is found in both Africa and Asia.

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Opinion: Pandemic reveals a world unprepared for climate crisis

A Greener Life

Infections are surging in Nepal and Bangladesh. Nepal’s Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has followed the lead of India’s rulers. As health systems near their limit in places like India and Nepal , the consequences of underfunded social infrastructure are becoming clear.

The unique travel experiences in Naples

Green Prophet

Capri in Nepal. There are lots of things in the Nepal you can do and nowhere any place having such qualities. You’d be surprised how much the Middle East has influenced Italy from Sicily to Naples “feel” Eastern culture in every breath at the sea . Located in the Campania area of ??southern southern Italy is the city of Naples, 2 hours away from Rome. Being a metropolitan area, it is an important transportation hub of southern Italy.

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Ulan Bator: a green pioneer in Mongolia

Green Traveler Guides

Home About What and who we are Staff Awards Press Tips Why travel green Green traveler’s to do’s Carbon Offsets Travel secrets of frequent fliers Buy Deals Photos Wine Green wine: what is it? A very brief history of green wine Info News Views Our favs Useful resources Travel blogs we like Contact Ulan Bator: a green pioneer in Mongolia 19 August 10 · 0 comments | Organic in Mongolia | W inter is long , cold and windy in Mongolia.

Radisson Hotel Varanasi: 5-star good citizen

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Ulan Bator: a green pioneer in Mongolia

Green Traveler Guides

Home About What and who we are Staff Awards Press Tips Why travel green Green traveler’s to do’s Carbon Offsets Travel secrets of frequent fliers Buy Deals Photos Wine Green wine: what is it? A very brief history of green wine Info News Views Our favs Useful resources Travel blogs we like Contact Ulan Bator: a green pioneer in Mongolia 19 August 10 · 0 comments | Organic in Mongolia | W inter is long , cold and windy in Mongolia.

My Eco Chick Wedding: Ethical Bridal Gowns by Leila Hafzi

Eco Chic

The timing worked out for us to do the fitting in Oslo—that is if I wanted to catch her before she would be traveling to Nepal to work with local artisans on her latest collection of bridal gowns (where my gown would eventually be made!). Hafzi has also co-founded the non-profit Rebuild Nepal to further her mission to help make emerging economies better places to live by building earthquake resistant homes and schools.

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My Eco Chick Wedding: Ethical Bridal Gowns by Leila Hafzi

Eco Chic

The timing worked out for us to do the fitting in Oslo—that is if I wanted to catch her before she would be traveling to Nepal to work with local artisans on her latest collection of bridal gowns (where my gown would eventually be made!). Hafzi has also co-founded the non-profit Rebuild Nepal to further her mission to help make emerging economies better places to live by building earthquake resistant homes and schools.

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Wishing you a greener holiday!

Green Traveler Guides

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Tamarind Village: Chiang Mai green

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