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Seven Months Pregnant and Working in the Fields
Offbeat  (tags: Nepal, Women, Hard Labour, Human Rights, Agricultural Work, Health )

Ray
- 178 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Women in Nepal do the lion's share of agricultural work, and it's common for them to continue working in the fields throughout pregnancy. But this can seriously affect their health, and that of their unborn child.
India and Nepal Begin Royal Bengal Tiger Census
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife, tigers, census, India, Nepal )

Cher Away
- 260 days ago - news.sudanvisiondaily.com
Forest and nature protection officials from Nepal and India have started their first ever joint survey of tigers.
Elephant Pedicures, Face Paint & More At Nepal Festival (PHOTOS)
Offbeat  (tags: elephant conservation, awareness, toenail polish, nepal, festival, photos )

BarbCat
- 961 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
Previously, the wildest pedicure we'd ever heard of was the male pedicure -- which, to be fair, ain't that crazy. But now we've seen it all: elephant pedicures. The lucky ellies got their toes painted in Nepal as part of a three-day, elephant-themed
Heating Homes With Human Waste Is Saving Lives And Tigers In Nepal
Offbeat  (tags: human waste, nepal, heating homes, unusual, environment, bizarre )

Simone
- 1113 days ago - fastcompany.com
One man's waste can quite literally be another's gold. Biogas is a clean, odorless, and life-changing source of energy that saves women from spending all day looking for firewood, and thus saves the forests that are home to tigers
Nepal to 'Fingerprint' Tigers for Conservation
Offbeat  (tags: nepal, tracking fingerprinting, tigers, DNA profiling, censuses )

Simone
- 1146 days ago - articles.timesofindia.indiatimes.com
To pinpoint the exact population of wild Bengal tigers and to combat poaching, Nepal will start "fingerprinting" its big cats from this fall, marking a switchover to hi-tech DNA profiling from the current tiger censuses conducted the old-fashioned way
Conservation Projects in Guatemala and Nepal Win UN Environment Prize
Offbeat  (tags: wildlife, environment, UNPD, Sasakawa Prize, Guatemala, Nepal, forest conservation, sastainable development, AFISAP, MDI-Nepal, green growth, Sustainabililty, water, trees )

Naoko
- 1274 days ago - un.org
A forest conservation initiative in Guatemala and a sustainable development project in Nepal are the recipients of this year's Sasakawa Prize, the United Nations Environment Programme (UNDP) annouced today.
New Spate of Rhino Poaching in Nepal
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, rhinos, poaching, Nepal )

Cher Away
- 1527 days ago - wildlifeextra.com
Reports from Nepal suggest that seven rhinos have been killed in Chitwan National Park in the last 3 months, and estimates for the last year range from 15 to nearly 30. The Nepalese Army currently have around 1000 soldiers based in Chitwan, so the high
In Pictures: Rhino Comeback
Offbeat  (tags: environment, rhinos, comeback, Nepal, protection, habitat )

Cher Away
- 1731 days ago - news.bbc.co.uk
Nepal's greater one-horned rhino population is making a comeback, after being protected by elephant-riding guards.
Rhino 'Bodyguards' Making a Difference in Nepal
Offbeat  (tags: environment, animals, bodyguards, Nepal, rhinos, protection )

Cher Away
- 1732 days ago - ecoworldly.com
In Nepal's Bardia National Park, bodyguards are protecting greater one-horned rhinos from poachers.
On the Top of the Mount Everest [PIC]
Offbeat  (tags: mounteverest, everest, nepal )

Ivica
- 2467 days ago - amazing-nature.blogspot.com
Mount Everest is so famous for being so high that you've probably heard of it before...
   

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