Red pandas tracked by satellite in conservation 'milestone'

Red pandas in Nepal are being monitored in their last stronghold in the mountainous forests of Nepal.

By Helen Briggs • bbcnews
June 12, 2020 ~2 min

Tags: conservation wildlife nepal earth-observation

Red pandas are two species, not one

The discovery comes from new research that could boost conservation plans.

By Helen Briggs • bbcnews
Feb. 26, 2020 ~4 min

Tags: genetics conservation china nepal pandas

Everest: Top Sherpas slam Nepal's plan to clean rubbish from mountain

The government wants to collect 35,000kg of waste - along with bodies - from six Himalayan peaks.

By Surendra Phuyal • bbcnews
Feb. 14, 2020 ~3 min

Tags: environment nepal mount-everest

Everest deaths: Four reasons why this climbing season went wrong

Overcrowding is blamed for an increase in deaths on the world's highest peak, but other factors are at play.

By Navin Singh Khadka • bbcnews
May 28, 2019 ~7 min

Tags: nepal mount-everest mountaineering

Everest: Three more die amid overcrowding near summit

Seven have died climbing the world's highest peak in a week - more than for the whole of last year.

BBC Science News • bbcnews
May 24, 2019 ~2 min

Tags: nepal mount-everest

Three more die on Everest amid overcrowding near summit

Seven have died climbing the world's highest peak in a week - more than for the whole of last year.

BBC Science News • bbcnews
May 24, 2019 ~2 min

Tags: nepal mount-everest

Study identifies danger glacial lakes across Tibetan Plateau

A comprehensive study assesses the flood danger posed by glacial lakes across the Tibetan Plateau.

By Jonathan Amos • bbcnews
April 10, 2019 ~3 min

Tags: geology climate-change environment china nepal tibet

Climate change: Warming threatens Himalayan glaciers

Rising temperatures pose a growing danger to the glaciers found in the Hindu Kush and Himalayan mountains.

By Matt McGrath • bbcnews
Feb. 4, 2019 ~4 min

Tags: climate-change nepal

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