March 13: Dikpal Thapa fell in love with cameras when he saw one for the first time in his father’s hands during a trip to the zoo. It was a typical film camera that was popular at the time. When he found out that all the pictures he’d seen in photo albums were taken by that small device in his father’s hand, he decided at once to learn how to use it.

KATHMANDU, June 14: National Geographic Society on Thursday announced that it successfully installed the world's two highest operating weather stations on Mt Everest aimed at breaking new ground in monitoring and understanding of climate change.

CARACAS, Sept 26: As America’s smallest wild cat, the kodkod, nears extinction, Chilean activists, together with National Geographic, to create a conservation plan, the Institute of Ecology and Biodiversity (IEB) reported Tuesday.