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Around 2,000 owls are smuggled abroad from Nepal every year, but stakeholders are least concerned

Police arresting people with a poached wild animal and their body parts is no more news in Nepal–for they happen too frequently. However, perhaps a very few Nepalis have heard that owls are also smuggled from the country. Experts say owl smuggling is also a significant problem in the field of wildlife conservation in Nepal, […]

Occupy Tundikhel is over. What did it achieve? What next?

Three months ago, a group of citizens in Kathmandu launched the Occupy Tundikhel campaign with the overwhelming participation of people in Khulamanch, an open ground in central Kathmandu. The citizen-led three-month campaign advocating the need for open space in Kathmandu and urging the concerned parties to stop the encroachment of Tundikhel, which also includes Khulamanch, […]