CHITWAN/BARDIYA, July 30: Nepal might be inching closer to setting a record by doubling its tiger population, but Chitwan National Park, once famed for tigers, is in a middle of crisis.
With shrinking habitat, declining prey and rise in human-wildlife conflict, the endangered tigers are dying in a record number.
KATHMANDU, July 30: With the recent tiger survey putting the number of wild tigers in Nepal at 235, the country is headed toward becoming the first country in the world to double the number of tigers by 2022.
HONG KONG, May 2: China can scale a 2023 population peak. A new study suggests the country’s populace may top out in about four years, earlier than expected. That’s disheartening for the likes of Mattel, Lego and education companies. But it also reflects a richer, better-educated nation. That, and a workforce bolstered by employees who stay on longer, may soften the blow.
BANEPA, April 30: Gokul Bajagain, a farmer from Kakre village of Banepa, regrets his decade-old decision to conserve the forest. Back then, forest conservation felt like a very wise act. But now the number of wild animals in the forest have proliferated that the same forest has become a source of worry to him. , and he has no means to address the problem.
SHANGHAI, Jan 5: China’s population is set to reach a peak of 1.442 billion in 2029 and start a long period of “unstoppable” decline in 2030, government scholars said in a research report published on Friday.
July 11: The World Population Day is a United Nations' initiative celebrated on the 11th of July every year. This day aims at spreading awareness about the exploding world population and the importance of reproductive health.
ITAHARI, May 21: With the identification of nine additional wild buffaloes in Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve (KTWR), the number of wild buffaloes in Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve has increased to 441, a slight increase compared to the last census held two years ago.
KATHMANDU, May 20: Population, which was the top factor in delineating village councils and municipalities last year, has again been given the highest weightage – 70 percent – in allocating resources to the local levels and provinces. Human Development Index carries only 5 percent value in revenue distribution.
TIKAPUR, April 2: With the decrease in the number of fish in the Karnali River, endangered dolphins have been pushed to the verge of extinction. This has compelled some activists and dolphin conservationists to raise voice for the conservation of fishes.
ILAM, March 20: As the world struggles to cope with poverty, starvation, illiteracy, urbanization as a result of rapid and unmanaged population growth, Ilam Municipality has decided to encourage its residents to give birth to more children.
CHITWAN, August 23: A recent study has shown a significant increase in the number of Bengal tigers in Parsa National Park (PNP). Parsa Wildlife Reserve, which was established in 1984, got the status of a national park in April 2017.
The 2011 census showed a negative growth rate in 27 of the 75 districts of Nepal for the 2001-2011 intercensal period. Previous censuses showed no district with negative growth rate. Of the 27 districts, eight are Mountain and 19 are Hill districts.
UNITED NATIONS, June 22: India's population is expected to surpass China's in about seven years and Nigeria is projected to overtake the United States and become the third most populous country in the world shortly before 2050, a U.N. report said Wednesday.
KATHMANDU, Dec 9: The Christian population has increased rapidly after Nepal was declared secular state in 2007. The National Population and Housing Census conducted by the Central Bureau of Statistics had recorded the Christian population at just 375,699 in 2011.
BEIJING, Oct 14: The loosening of China's one-child policy to allow all married couples to have two children will bring only a relatively small increase in population growth, a study predicted Friday, while recommending that the country increase its retirement age to address an expected labor shortage.
Earth is not in danger of becoming overpopulated, and more people means a larger labor force that we can use to improve society. There is actually enough food to feed the world, but the food is not accessible to everyone.