Located in the heart of Gandaki Province, Kalika Temple has already received hundreds of tourists because of its holy importance. But after the establishment of Wildlife Conservation Park, the number of visitors is even more than usual.
MAHENDRANAGAR, Sept 16: As a small kid, Mohan Negi of Majhagaun village used to see huge wake of vultures fighting around the carcasses of dead animals. He reminisces that these vultures used to very big. He used to get very excited observing these vultures. “I would consider them mightiest among birds; they were so energetic and passionate,” he reminisced.
KANCHANPUR, July 21: Two artificial ponds have been created in Singhapur community forest in Krishnapur municipality. The ponds were created to facilitate drinking water for the protected wildlife in the forest.
JOHANNESBURG, June 16: One of Africa’s largest wildlife preserves is marking a year without a single elephant found killed by poachers, which experts call an extraordinary development in an area larger than Switzerland where thousands of the animals have been slaughtered in recent years.
KATHMANDU, June 9: Culture, adventure, spirituality, wildlife, and MICE (meetings, incentives, conferences, and exhibitions) will be the major attractions for Visit Nepal Year 2020, according to Suraj Vaidya, national coordinator for Visit Nepal 2020.
AMARGADHI, May 14: Dadeldhura, a district in the Far-West State, has reported multiple incidences of the forest fire. With the rise in temperature, most community forests here are caught by fire. Young plants have been destroyed in the several fires which continue to pose threat to other wildlife as well.
CHITWAN, May 4: A wildlife underground passage (under pass) is being constructed along the Narayangadh- Butwal road section in course of its expansion. Currently, wildlife are using culverts and bridges to cross the road.
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.
Nepal is currently celebrating National Wildlife Week with the theme ‘Let’s unite for wildlife conservation’. As the celebrations continue, we should perhaps think of ways to bridge the gaps that might be coming in the way of making this slogan a reality. And environmental governance at the local level is one such area that needs immediate attention.
TAPLEJUNG, April 20: The construction of a much talked-about Himalayan Research Center in Khambachen of Taplejung for the study of snow leopards and other wild animals has not been confirmed even after three years of its announcement.
BANKE, April 17: Drying up of water sources has posed a threat to wildlife in the Banke National Park. The national park, however, was established some nine years ago for the expansion of the habitat of wild cat.
Over the past 500 years, hundreds animals’ species have become extinct – they have disappeared from Earth for ever. In many cases this is because the animals have been haunted by humans, or the areas where they lived have been destroyed.
LONDON, April 11: With stunning scenery of Africa and some talking wildlife, Disney dropped its first full length trailer for its realistic-looking remake of “The Lion King” on Wednesday, offering a glimpse of the highly anticipated film.
RANJHA, March 24: Wild animals inside the Banke National Park are frequently killed in road accidents as they have to cross the East-West highway to reach the Rapti river due to the lack of adequate sources of water inside the park area.
LAHAN, Nov 1: During the last local and provincial elections, one of the promises that almost all political parties and leaders made was prioritizing the conservation of nature and wildlife, especially the Chure range. They stated that the Chure range ecosystem had been badly damaged and vowed to take measures to put an end to activities that were deteriorating the ecosystem further. Deforestation and mining of aggregates, sand and stones from river beds and mountains in the Chure region were put forward as the major factors damaging the range’s ecosystem and politicians had pledged to put an end to such activities.
KANCHANPUR, Sept. 27: A rare python that entered into the house of a local resident at Punarbas Municiapality-4 in Kanchanpur district was taken under control and released in a community forest on Wednesday.
Sept 23: On the occasion of National Conservation Day today, Nepal announced that there are now an estimated 235 wild tigers in the country, nearly doubling the baseline of around 121 tigers in 2009. If these trends continue, Nepal could become the first country to double its national tiger population since the ambitious TX2 goal – to double the world’s wild tiger population by 2022 – was set at the St Petersburg Tiger Summit in 2010.
A carcass of a lioness was found in a forest near Rajula of Amreli district Wednesday, while three more lions were found dead the same day in Dalkhaniya range area in the Gir forest, a senior official said.
Located partly on the Asian mainland, Malaysia is truly Asia, like the tagline of Malaysian tourism says. It is rich in culture and has lots of traditions. The five main races -- Malay, Chinese, Indian, Iban, Kadazan -- make up the majority of its population. It is one of the wealthiest countries in Southeast Asia and equally rich in biodiversity. Being in Malaysia made me more alive.
KATHMANDU, May 9: Police on Tuesday arrested an individual for selling wildlife parts. Acting on a tip-off, a team from the Metropolitan Police Crime Division arrested Nakkal Bahadur Bal, 54, from Lalitpur with 5.7 kg of leopard bones.
Nepal covers only 0.03 percent of the global land area and 0.3 percent of Asia. But it posses a disproportionately rich diversity of flora and fauna. The land elevation of the country varies from 60 meters above sea level in the south to 8848 meters in the north.
CHITWAN, Feb 7: The two-day regional seminar on health science of tigers, Asian rhinos and elephants concluded on Tuesdayin Sauraha, Chitwan, issued a nine-point declaration in relation to the protection and conservation of wildlife.
BAJHANG, Jan 30: With the sudden plunge in temperature after heavy snowfall in the mountain region, wild animals and birds have moved to human settlement areas to escape the bitter cold. However, they have turned victims at the hands of locals and poachers.
BAJHANG, Oct 13: Besides the increase in crime rate, illegal buying and selling of wild animals and birds including the national bird of the country 'danphe' has become rampant in Chainpur, the district headquarters of Bajhang.
CHITWAN, July 27: The number of people killed in attacks by wild animals has risen of late in Chitwan National Park (CNP) and its surrounding areas. In the last fiscal year 2016/017, a total of 13 people were killed by animals in the park area.