Pema Gyamtsho from Bhutan will be the first Asian to ever serve as director general for the International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development.
Himalayas Archives - State of the Planet
Cheese production in Nepal’s Langtang Valley is deeply enmeshed in the traditional practice of yak herding, which is undergoing a long-term decline.
Around the world, Indigenous communities are losing their lands, livelihoods and culture to climate change. Sherpa is fighting to bring their voices to the United Nations.
Reductions in human emissions and changes in atmospheric composition during the coronavirus pandemic might be observed in future glacial ice cores.
A new study is the latest and perhaps most convincing indication that climate change is eating the Himalayas’ glaciers, potentially threatening water supplies for hundreds of millions of people across much of Asia.
Declassified spy satellite images are beginning to provide the first consistent look at how glaciers across the Himalayas are changing and what future water supplies might look like for millions of people.