Tag: Himalayas

The Making of Disaster Vulnerabilities in the Himalayas

Without focusing on migration and the loss of local knowledge and land systems in the Himalayas, the conversation on disaster management here is incomplete.

Natural Springs, A Neglected Resource in India’s Water Management System

Natural springs have been a major water source and a vital part of the hydrological cycle for millennia. The very existence of springs has...

Conserving Predators: Community-led Initiatives in Ladakh to Protect the Himalayan Wolf

It was the late 1980s. Karma Sonam was riding horseback with his father in Ladakh’s Gya. They were to collect manure from the Dogpas,...

In Her Opinion: Dr. Sejal Worah on Restoring a Forest in...

In Mussoorie, Uttarakhand, a 100-acre forest has been home to some visitors. People yes, but also bears, the Himalayan Red Fox, and even leopards....