Tag: Conservation

SHOCKING STATISTICS: Nearly 4.8 Million plastic bags used daily in Kathmandu

That's just in Kathmandu! People are using 4.7 million to 4.8 million plastic bags in the capital city everyday. The figure was shared as part of the Drowning in Plastic oped on...

Wild Tiger Numbers Increase To 235 In Nepal

The country has definitely earned merits for tiger conservation with new figures of the wild animal in Nepal reaching 235. The last tiger survey conducted in 2013 brought the population of tigers...

SHOCKING STATISTICS: Around 80% Of Nepal’s Religious Artefacts Have Been Stolen

Al Jazeera's recent investigation focuses on the stolen antiques from Nepal. The 101 EAST episode "NEPAL : The Great Plunder" sees Steve Chao take us on a journey right up to Upper...

Nepal Vocational Academy Increases Capacity!

From courses on wooden crafts, stone masonry and stone layer masonry, the National Vocational Academy (NVA) has been running these courses to produce skilled workers in the country who could possibly meet...

A Documentary On Elephants ‘UNCHAINED’ At Bikalpa Centre

As the discussion on the welfare of elephants in Nepal continues, a documentary by the name of 'UNCHAINED' could not have come at a better time. The Alex Rivera film centres around...

Tiger Tops Discontinues Elephant Polo In Nepal After 35 Years

In a historic move, the decision has been made to discontinue the World Elephant Polo championship in Nepal in order to support the movement against animal cruelty. Elephant polo originated in Meghauli,...

Captive-reared Vultures Released Into The Wild

Six captive-reared critically endangered white-rumped vultures will now make the wilderness their home. The milestone moment for Bird Conservation Nepal took place on the 9th of November, making it the first ever...

Getting Up Close With Red Pandas In THE FORGOTTEN PANDA Film

The elusive Red Pandas have been captured in the most magnificent manner in the short-film The Forgotten Panda. The red pandas which are found in the high hills across different parts of...
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