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Diwakar Pyakurel

Diwakar Pyakurel

Diwakar Pyakurel is a Kathmandu-based bilingual journalist, working for Onlinekhabar since April 2017 and leading its English edition since January 2020. He writes on climate and environment, society and culture, art and literature, and entrepreneurship, among others.

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Invasive species inch northwards in Nepal, threatening mountain ecosystems

Invasive species inch northwards in Nepal, threatening mountain ecosystems

Ainaa Jhyal Ko Putali review: A desirable difference the Nepali film industry should heed

Ainaa Jhyal Ko Putali review: A desirable difference the Nepali film industry should heed

Medicinal plants in Nepal: New threats impede the exploitation of rich yet unexplored potential

Medicinal plants in Nepal: New threats impede the exploitation of rich yet unexplored potential

Nepal’s native fish diversity in the honey trap of invasive species

Nepal’s native fish diversity in the honey trap of invasive species

Developing countries are failing to cash in on global biodiversity finance opportunities: Nepal’s case

Developing countries are failing to cash in on global biodiversity finance opportunities: Nepal’s case

Everest Day: Tenzing Norgay Sherpa in his grandson’s memory

Everest Day: Tenzing Norgay Sherpa in his grandson’s memory

Jacaranda in Kathmandu: A beautiful flower’s ‘invasive’ love affair with Nepal’s capital

Jacaranda in Kathmandu: A beautiful flower’s ‘invasive’ love affair with Nepal’s capital

Arable land abandonment in Nepal: Mitigation is possible, but are the stakeholders ready?

Arable land abandonment in Nepal: Mitigation is possible, but are the stakeholders ready?

Climate change in agriculture: Nepal food security at stake due to apathetic govt, unaware farmers

Climate change in agriculture: Nepal food security at stake due to apathetic govt, unaware farmers

Dozens of Nepalis lose their lives to overseas waters every year. Why are they at a higher risk?

Dozens of Nepalis lose their lives to overseas waters every year. Why are they at a higher risk?

Covid-19 Nepal: Donor-dependent govt keeps patients at the mercy of unchecked machines

Covid-19 Nepal: Donor-dependent govt keeps patients at the mercy of unchecked machines

‘Nepal should base all decisions on science, establish cross-border cooperation to fight Covid-19 second wave’

‘Nepal should base all decisions on science, establish cross-border cooperation to fight Covid-19 second wave’

Nepal elephant ride operators illegally selling animals to India

Nepal elephant ride operators illegally selling animals to India

‘Nepali theatre back into renaissance drive after temporary Covid-19 pause’

‘Nepali theatre back into renaissance drive after temporary Covid-19 pause’

‘Effectively treating non-communicable diseases will reduce Covid-19 mortality in Nepal’

‘Effectively treating non-communicable diseases will reduce Covid-19 mortality in Nepal’

Urbanisation in Nepal destroys frogs’ habitats

Urbanisation in Nepal destroys frogs’ habitats

Frequent floods in Kathmandu suburbs expose community leaders’ shortsightedness, inefficiency

Frequent floods in Kathmandu suburbs expose community leaders’ shortsightedness, inefficiency

‘As long as distance is maintained in quarantine, sending people home after 2 weeks needs no test’

‘As long as distance is maintained in quarantine, sending people home after 2 weeks needs no test’

WHO Nepal chief: Instead of more tests, Nepal should focus on improving quarantine facilities

WHO Nepal chief: Instead of more tests, Nepal should focus on improving quarantine facilities

Rescued ‘Nepali’ bear denied exit permit

Rescued ‘Nepali’ bear denied exit permit

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