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Deeper carbon cuts needed to avoid climate tragedy: UN

4 Nov, Paris: The world's nations must urgently ramp up commitments to cut planet-warming carbon emissions to avoid "human tragedy", the United Nations warned on...

13 tonnes solid waste collected from rivers in Kathmandu valley

22 Oct, Kathmandu: Around 13 metric tonnes of waste was collected from the major rivers including Bagmati River and their banks at various places of...

Indonesia closer to approve Paris Agreement on climate change bill

18 Oct, Jakarta: Indonesia's parliament will discuss and expectedly approve the Paris Agreement on climate change bill at the plenary session Wednesday, moving the country...

Govt deposits instrument of ratification of Paris Agreement on Climate Change

6 Oct, Kathmandu: The government deposited the instrument of ratification of the Paris Agreement on Climate Change, through the Permanent Mission of Nepal to the...

Lakes, snowmelt-fed streams on Mars formed much later than previously thought

NASA has found evidence that lakes and snowmelt-fed streams on Mars formed much later than previously thought. Scientists have previously documented an earlier era of...

Global warming impacting human life: Minister Joshi

14 Sept, Kathmandu: Minister for Population and Environment Jayadev Joshi today said the climate change consisted of a direct impact on human life. At an interaction...

Climate change affects agriculture, biodiversity in Gandaki River Basin: Study

12 August, Kathmandu: Climate change has taken its toll on agriculture, water resources, tourism and biodiversity in the Gandaki River Basin, said a study carried...

Mustang records 17 snow leopards

1 August, Mustang: A total of 17 snow leopards have been found at the trans-Himalayan district of Mustang. An NGO, 'Green Forest', revealed the findings after...

Rain and rallies clog traffic at major thoroughfares

1 August, Kathmandu: The traffic congestion in major roads within the Kathmandu Valley cannot only be blamed on the growing number of vehicles while the...

Ex-Army men return to save wildlife

1 August, Chitwan: As the renowned Chitwan National Park (CNP) marks the second consecutive zero poaching year the share of achieving such remarkable feat also...