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Emergency meeting to discuss ways to curb rhino poaching
Emergency meeting to discuss ways to curb rhino poaching It follows the electrocution of two rhinos by poachers near Chitwan National Park on Friday
New photo shows more rare snow leopards in Gaurishankar Area
New photo shows more rare snow leopards in Gaurishankar Area Camera traps record images of more rare snow leopards in Lapchi and Rolwaling valleys
Nepali Army, Parsa Park joint team nabs five suspected poachers
Nepali Army, Parsa Park joint team nabs five suspected poachers Nepali Army, entrusted with protecting the country’s national parks, recently launched Operation Maha-Haunt-9, which is...
Endangered 'Huchil' on verge of extinction in Udayapur
Endangered 'Huchil' on verge of extinction in Udayapur Once frequently spotted, Eurasian Eagle Owl faces an imminent demise due to hunting and habitat...
Chungba Sherpa shares close-up photo of Manang snow leopard
Chungba Sherpa shares close-up photo of Manang snow leopard The wildlife photographer’s move came days after images of an Everest snow leopard captured by...
Rare images of elusive snow leopard emerge from Everest region
Rare images of elusive snow leopard emerge from Everest region Nepal is home to between 300-500 snow leopards, with Dolpa boasting the most
Rhinos ravage harvest-ready paddy in Madi
Rhinos ravage harvest-ready paddy in Madi Affected farmers are seeking compensation for the losses
16 years after Ghunsa air crash, legacy of conservation heroes lives on
16 years after Ghunsa air crash, legacy of conservation heroes lives on The 20 conservation heroes who perished in Taplejung 16 years ago have inspired a new...
Cheetahs make a comeback in India after 70 years
Cheetahs make a comeback in India after 70 years When the cheetah will run again … grasslands will be restored, biodiversity will increase and...
Chungba Sherpa captures photos of rare wild yaks in Lapcha-La, Humla
Chungba Sherpa captures photos of rare wild yaks in Lapcha-La, Humla The wildlife photographer spotted the wild yak at an elevation of 4,800 metres
Clarion call to protect endangered red panda (Watch)
Clarion call to protect endangered red panda (Watch) With a population of fewer than 10,000 globally - and approximately 317-582 nationally, red pandas...
Elephant terror continues in Jhapa
Elephant terror continues in Jhapa A total of six people have lost their lives to elephant attacks in the fiscal...
Crocodile-eater Chitwan tiger netted, sent to Banke National Park
Crocodile-eater Chitwan tiger netted, sent to Banke National Park The tiger had devoured three gharial crocodiles at the Chitwan National Park (CNP)'s crocodile breeding...
The story of Zeborong and Samling, the satellite-collared snow leopards of Shey-Phoksundo National Park
The story of Zeborong and Samling, the satellite-collared snow leopards of Shey-Phoksundo National Park A probe report concludes that the two elusive high mountain cats didn’t get to live...
‘Nobody should make us tigers’ prey:’ Pabitra KC, who lost her husband to tiger attack
‘Nobody should make us tigers’ prey:’ Pabitra KC, who lost her husband to tiger attack At least 25 people were killed this past year in tiger attacks in and around...
Nepal nearly triples tiger population
Nepal nearly triples tiger population What that means is that there are more tigers now in Chitwan and Bardia than...
Chungba Sherpa returns from ‘wildlife photographer’s paradise’ (Photo Gallery)
Chungba Sherpa returns from ‘wildlife photographer’s paradise’ (Photo Gallery) See some of Chungba Sherpa’s best photos from his rare wildlife photography safari in Tanzania.
Five unthinkable services that are now available in urban Nepal
Five unthinkable services that are now available in urban Nepal By 2020s, many services that would seem unthinkable in 1950s have become thinkable and even...
Hoping against hope for revival of hiti system, for water spouts to run in Kathmandu Valley
Hoping against hope for revival of hiti system, for water spouts to run in Kathmandu Valley The introduction of the drinking water pipes and taps covered the hitis and the centralisation...
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