MAHOTTARI, May 26: Residents of the district have suggested the newly-elected representatives at the local level make the protection and conservation of natural resources as their main agenda.

A large percentage of the poorest of the poor in the developing world are dependent on forest resources and the bulk of forest finance needs to reach them. The pledge to end deforestation must cater to their needs and aspirations; only then will a standing tree be viewed as more valuable than a felled one.

KATHMANDU, Oct 1: Prime Minister K P Sharma Oli has stressed the need to strike a balance between people’s rights over natural resources and sustained efforts in biodiversity conservation.

World's largest rainforest is burning

September 4, 2019 00:00 am

The Amazon rainforest in Brazil is burning for weeks, and smoke from these fires are spreading thousands of miles away. On August 19, it blotted out the sun over Sao Paulo, the nation’s largest city.

KATHMANDU, June 19: The Agriculture, Cooperatives and Natural Resources Committee under the House of Representatives today sat for discussions with experts in regard with the 'Forest Bill-2075 BS'.

RAUTAHAT, June 17: Exploitation of rivers for gravel and sand continues unabated in Rautahat as the fiscal year-end approaches.

PARASI, June 8: Sunawal area in west Nawalparasi is facing a shortage of drinking water these days as most of the water sources in the Chure hills have dried due to the over-exploitation of natural resources.

TIKAPUR, Dec 17: Various local units of Kailali are having disputes among themselves regarding extraction of natural resources from rivers due to territorial disputes.