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Himalayan Cold Wave, Avalanches, Kill Hundreds In South Asia

Pakistan’s National Disaster Management Authority has scrambled rescue operations in the Neelum Valley, but many people remain out of reach [image: NDMA]

In a video gone viral among some circles, an old man lies curled up in the snow, frozen to death. …

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As Glaciers Disappear, Can We Be Far Behind?

Due to climate change, mountain glaciers worldwide lost mass at an average rate of 220 gigatons (Gt) per year between …

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The Costs Of Heightened Conflict In The Himalayas

A Kashmiri man near a Budgam forest shows the degradation caused to forests over the past few decades [image by: Athar Parvaiz]

It has been a month since India cut off communications and implemented a security lockdown in the part of Kashmir …

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Himalayan Hydro Developers Wilfully Ignore Climate Risks

Lower Subansiri dam construction site

With growing warnings of the cascading impacts of climate change in the Hindu Kush Himalayas, the region’s hydropower sector ought …

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