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Red Alert to Save the First Panda

Published On: September 18, 2021 06:30 AM NPT By: Sabitri Rai

In Nepal, the red panda is listed as a nationally-protected species under the National Parks and Wildlife Conservation Act 1973 AD. There are around 1,000 red pandas in Nepal according to the National Red Panda Census of 2016, distributed both inside and outside protected areas.

Locusts are threatening our livelihood. What's the preparation?

Published On: July 3, 2020 01:59 PM NPT By: Sabitri Rai

As the world is struggling to contain the Covid-19 pandemic, another threat to livelihood has emerged:The plague of locust swarms. By the end of 2019, East Africa was already experiencing the worst locust outbreak. But due to the larger threat of Covid-19, the locust surge went largely unnoticed.

Save the pangolins

Published On: February 15, 2020 11:17 AM NPT By: Sabitri Rai

Pangolin, the world’s most trafficked mammal, is shy and nocturnal in nature. It curls-up and becomes stationary when it sees other animals, humans or any objects. Usually at dark, because of its peculiar behaviors, there have been increased incidents of pangolins being stumped by heavy vehicles likes trucks, where these vehicles travel round the clock to and from Katari through Lekhani of Udayapur district.