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Hundreds continue to flock out everyday from the joblessness, hunger and desperation that has come to plague their lives during the lockdown.
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Nepal is pressing ahead with controversial plans to launch commercial farming of wild animals in the country, as major traditional Chinese medicine companies seek to invest.
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Turning fertile riverbeds into leasehold farms have helped farmers increase incomes but it doesn’t safeguard them from the hazards of climate change.
Week in Politics
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Week in politics: what happened, what does it mean, why does it matter?
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Nepal is shrouded in smoke and pollution from wildfires with air quality levels at ‘hazardous’ for the past three days.
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Seasonal flooding in Kathmandu is getting worse due to various human-made factors, including climate change, haphazard development, poor urban planning, and improper drainage.
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Every winter and spring, Kathmandu goes through episodes of dips in air quality. Poorly designed policies and enforcement mechanisms hinder improvement.
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When it comes to climate change, Global media attention has stayed on island nations but the Himalaya have their own unique vulnerabilities.