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India’s Historic Snow Leopard Population Assessment

In the unforgiving terrain of the Himalayas, where nature reigns supreme, lies the enigmatic realm of the snow leopard. Led by skilled scientists and conservationists, India's first-ever rigorous examination of its snow leopard population yields a remarkable revelation: an estimated 718 of these iconic predators roam within the country's borders.

Is Tibet Tearing Apart; A new study Hints 

: New research reveals the intricate geology beneath Tibet, suggesting that the Himalayas may be tearing apart. As the Indian and Eurasian plates collide, the subterranean dynamics are more complex than previously thought. Dive into the nuanced findings that indicate the Indian plate's subduction with a twist, potentially peeling away beneath the world's highest mountain range.

How Cleaner Air Can Save the Himalayas

Explore the profound impact of reduced air pollution on the Himalayan glaciers during the COVID-19 lockdown. Uncover the link between cleaner air, reduced snowmelt, and the potential salvation of vital water resources for billions in Asia.

Glacier Loss: Half Could Disappear by 2100

Earth's glaciers could face a staggering loss of up to 40% of their mass with a 1.5 degrees Celsius temperature increase by the year 2100, according to a new study.

Does Atlantic Air Alter India’s food and water supply

Winter rain and snow in Western Himalayas could vary by almost 50 per cent depending on the air pressure gradient over the...

Third Pole Shows Alarming Warming Trend

Already a known fact that Himalayas are melting, a new study from the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) shows that the glacier-capped...

Trans- Himalayan Region, A Promising Astronomical site

The Indian Astronomical Observatory (IAO) located at Hanle near Leh in Ladakh is becoming one of the promising observatory sites globally, according to a...

Glacial Lake Atlas Helps in Better Planning of Himalayan Water Bodies

Aimed at carrying out climate change impact analysis and disaster mitigation planning in water bodies in the Himalayan region over time, India released the...

Curb Black Carbon deposits to slow down Himalayan Melting

Black carbon deposits from factories cooking and vehicles that accelerate the effects of climate change and speed up melting of Himalayan glaciers can be...

Third Pole May Witness More Flash Floods

Flash floods may triple in the “Third Pole” with the ongoing climate change posing a danger, according to researchers from the Xinjiang Institute of...