Human-wildlife interactions are inevitable in human-dominated landscapes of Nepal. While much of these interactions pass by as plain sightings, some transpire into ‘conflicts’, causing losses to people and animals. Other than individual losses, conflicts can have more severe repercussions, notably reduced tolerance of people and retaliations towards wildlife. Addressing these concerns is critical for ‘sustained’ success in conservation. Continue reading “Conservation paradox: Dealing with human-wildlife conflicts “
Everybody loves a good selfie, including Prime Ministers. And like everybody else’s, their’s are just a drop in the global selfie ocean. Continue reading “Selfie of a habit: Trashing paradise.”
I have always been lost. I still am. If past is any indication of future, I will forever be lost.
I have come to accept this fact; even appreciate it. Thankfully, there still is so much in this earth to get lost into.
Like Babai valley.. Continue reading “Lost in Babai”
I’m sure you know by now humans evolved from primates (macaques and apes). In fact, some studies say we share up to 99% genetic similarity!
Today is World Environment Day. A day when people working for the environment and nature reiterate ‘every day is environment day’. A day when most others continue life as usual. Others still, may not even know this day exists, or may not care. Continue reading “Music video: Time is running out..”
Anything one says about Bardia National Park in west Nepal, would be an understatement. Such are the ways of the forest, anyway. You cannot describe it, well enough. You can only experience it.
This day, last year, I was in McLeodganj in north India, for my near annual hedonistic pilgrimage. With my friends, staying at an isolated guest house. After a late breakfast, I was browsing through my twitter account to see what was going on in the world beyond. Continue reading “Kathmandu in Crutches (Slide Show)”