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Nepal to 'Fingerprint' Tigers for Conservation
Offbeat  (tags: nepal, tracking fingerprinting, tigers, DNA profiling, censuses )

Simone
- 1766 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
Rhino 'Bodyguards' Making a Difference in Nepal
Offbeat  (tags: environment, animals, bodyguards, Nepal, rhinos, protection )

Cher
- 2352 days ago - ecoworldly.com
In Nepal's Bardia National Park, bodyguards are protecting greater one-horned rhinos from poachers.
India and Nepal Begin Royal Bengal Tiger Census
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife, tigers, census, India, Nepal )

Cher
- 879 days ago - news.sudanvisiondaily.com
Forest and nature protection officials from Nepal and India have started their first ever joint survey of tigers.
Nepal Is Home to the World's Leading Tiger Conservation Park
Offbeat  (tags: animals, tigers, reserves, Nepal, protection, wildlife )

Cher
- 440 days ago - globalvoicesonline.org
Nepal's Chitwan National Park has beaten out all other tiger sanctuaries in the world to be become the first to be accredited by the new Conservation Assured Tiger Standards (CA|TS).
Eye of the Tiger
Offbeat  (tags: animals, wildlife, tigers, Nepal )

Cher
- 379 days ago - dw.de
Just 200 tigers still roam the wild in Nepal. Almost half of them live in Chitwan National Park where gamekeepers, public participation and stricter regulations aim to boost the population.
New Spate of Rhino Poaching in Nepal
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, rhinos, poaching, Nepal )

Cher
- 2147 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
Elephant Pedicures, Face Paint & More At Nepal Festival (PHOTOS)
Offbeat  (tags: elephant conservation, awareness, toenail polish, nepal, festival, photos )

Barb
- 1581 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
In Pictures: Rhino Comeback
Offbeat  (tags: environment, rhinos, comeback, Nepal, protection, habitat )

Cher
- 2351 days ago - news.bbc.co.uk
Nepal's greater one-horned rhino population is making a comeback, after being protected by elephant-riding guards.
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
- 1895 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.
Heating Homes With Human Waste Is Saving Lives And Tigers In Nepal
Offbeat  (tags: human waste, nepal, heating homes, unusual, environment, bizarre )

Simone
- 1733 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 Snow Leopard Survey Gets Satellite Tracking Boost
Offbeat  (tags: Nepal, snow leopard, tracking, collar, Nepal )

Scooby
- 328 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Wildlife conservation experts in Nepal say they have made a significant advance by fitting a satellite collar on a second snow leopard in the Kanchenjunga Himalayan region.
Seven Months Pregnant and Working in the Fields
Offbeat  (tags: Nepal, Women, Hard Labour, Human Rights, Agricultural Work, Health )

Ray
- 798 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.
IsraelâEUR(TM)s Efforts to Help Nepal, Mideast Christians, Show True Spirit of Zionism
Offbeat  (tags: Israel, Nepal, disaster, aid, IDF )

Penny
- 350 days ago - algemeiner.com
A large IDF delegation left for the disaster area in Kathmandu, and within a few days established a field hospital as well as a system for locating missing Israelis in cooperation with the Israeli Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
On the Top of the Mount Everest [PIC]
Offbeat  (tags: mounteverest, everest, nepal )

Ivica
- 3087 days ago - amazing-nature.blogspot.com
Mount Everest is so famous for being so high that you've probably heard of it before...
Nepal Earthquake: Hundreds Die, Many Feared Trapped
Offbeat  (tags: Natural Disaster, earthquake, Nepal )

Ray
- 373 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Hundreds of people are known to have died in a powerful earthquake that struck Nepal, with many more feared trapped under rubble, officials say.
 

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