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  1. World Bank Agreed to a $37 Million USD Loan for Himalayan Watershed Development Project

    22 May 2012- 09:27 by Local Press Report DHARAMSHALA Punjap Express Prem Kumar Dhumal, Chief Minister said this week that World Bank has in principle agreed to continue engagement in watershed sector in the state of Himachal Pradesh for additional ...

    Local Press Report - 05/16/2013 - 05:15

  2. Environmentalists Ask India, Pakistan to Remove Military from Himalayan Glaciers

    1 May 2012- 09:55 by Local Press Report NEW DELHI Eurasia Review Full Story- Environmentalists and scientists have urged India and Pakistan to free the world’s highest battleground‎ of Himalayan Siachen glaciers from military forces to avoid devastating ...

    Local Press Report - 05/15/2012 - 14:21

  3. Himalayan Glaciers Melting at a Rate of 0.4 Percent Each Year

    Full Story- A new study led by the University of Zurich has found that glaciers in the Himalayas and Karakoram occupy an area of 40,800 square kilometers. The new estimate is almost 20 percent lower compared to earlier projections. ...

    Local Press Report - 05/15/2012 - 14:22

  4. Otero Urges More Research on Himalayan Glacier Melt

    17 Jan 2012- 11:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent washington, dc, united states U.S. Under-Secretary of State for Civilian Security, Democracy and Human Rights Maria Otero urged more research and data sharing on Himalayan glacier melt during a forum last week ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/26/2013 - 16:00

  5. Four Himalayan Countries Sign Climate Change Adaptation Agreement

    29 Nov 2011- 14:48 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BHUTAN, THIMPHU Four South Asian Himalayan countries-- India, Nepal, Bhutan and Bangladesh-- have signed a regional pact on climate change adaptation and a declaration that seeks wide-ranging collaboration on ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/15/2012 - 14:35

  6. Tibet to Invest $59.9 Million USD for Irrigation, Water Conservation

    29 Nov 2011- 14:07 by Local Press Report LHASA Xinhua (China) Tibet autonomous region will invest $59.9 million USD for irrigation and water conservation infrastructure this winter and spring, according to local authorities. It marks a 15 percent increase ...

    Local Press Report - 05/15/2012 - 14:35

  7. Regional Water Commission Formed to Save Himalayan Rivers

    23 Aug 2011- 11:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent dhaka, Bangladesh Water experts, activists and environmentalists from Bangladesh, China, India, Nepal, Bhutan and Pakistan on August 12 formed a water commission to save rivers flowing throughout the region. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/15/2012 - 14:47

  8. Agencies Should Prepare Now for Himalayan Glacier Melt

    22 Nov 2010- 19:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent washington, dc, united states Agencies should begin taking action now to help local communities prepare for the melting of Himalayan glaciers due to climate change, even though the massive glaciers are ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/26/2013 - 16:00

  9. Eastern Himalayan Nations Hold Meeting in Kathmandu

    23 Aug 2010- 20:58 by Local Press Report KATHMANDU, Nepal Xinhua (China) The four eastern Himalayan countries of Bangladesh, Bhutan, India and Nepal started a three-day high-level technical consultative meeting in the Nepali capital on August 18 under the ...

    Local Press Report - 01/14/2011 - 10:00

  10. Himalayan Rivers Face Water Depletion Within 20 Years, Warns Report

    12 Jul 2010- 20:58 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MUMBAI, India The Himalayan river basins in India, China, Bangladesh and Nepal will face massive water depletion — about 275 billion cubic meters of annual renewable water — within the next 20 years, an India ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/14/2011 - 09:00

  11. Climate Change Impact on Himalayan Basin Not as Severe as Previously Thought

    28 Jun 2010- 20:58 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW DELHI, India Nearly 60 million people living in the Himalayan region are expected to suffer food shortages in the coming decades as glaciers shrink and the water sources for crops dry up, a new study ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/20/2011 - 10:12

  12. UN Climate Panel Admits Error on Melting of Himalayan Glaciers

    1 Feb 2010- 19:57 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Geneva, switzerland In a major embarrassment, the United Nation's Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) admitted in late January that its finding that Himalayan glaciers would disappear by 2035 ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/14/2011 - 06:00

  13. Himalayan Glacier Shrinking Not Caused by Climate Change, Says Indian Government

    16 Nov 2009- 19:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW DELHI, India Many of the Himalayan glaciers are melting, but some are not melting as fast as thought, and others are actually growing, according to a new report released last week by the Indian Ministry of ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/14/2011 - 12:00

  14. EU Launches Project in India on Himalayan Glaciers

    25 May 2009- 20:58 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW DELHI, India The European Union has launched a project in India to assess the impact of the retreat of Himalayan glaciers and possible changes of monsoon on distribution of water resources across the ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/14/2011 - 08:00

  15. Bangladesh Concerned Over 552 Himalayan Dams

    23 Feb 2009- 19:57 by OOSKAnews Correspondent dhaka, Bangladesh Bangladesh has expressed concern over 552 dams, both planned and under construction, in the Himalayan region, saying they could have far-reaching impacts on downstream Bangladesh. The dams ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/14/2011 - 06:00

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