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  1. Himalayan Glaciers Could Shrink by 99 Percent by 2100: Study

    4 Jun 2015- 10:04 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KATHMANDU, Nepal If greenhouse gas emissions continue to increase, glacier volume in the Nepalese Himalayan region could shrink by 70 to 99 percent by 2100, according to a new study by researchers in Nepal, Fra ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/04/2015 - 10:04

  2. Mountain People Need “Unified” Voice to Combat Climate Change

    14 Nov 2014- 10:21 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KATHMANDU, Nepal Mountain communities need to come together to provide a “unified” voice in climate change adaptation discussions and to map new ways of sharing knowledge, increasing stakeholder engagement and ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/14/2014 - 10:21

  3. World Water Congress: Dr. David Molden Looks Forward to Scotland

    7 Nov 2014- 10:19 by OOSKAnews Correspondent EDINBURGH, Scotland, United Kingdom The XVth World Water Congress of the International Water Resources Association (IWRA) will meet in Edinburgh, Scotland, on May 25-29, 2015. OOSKAnews caught up this week with ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/07/2014 - 10:31

  4. China’s Tibetan Glaciers Shrank 15 Percent in Last 30 Years

    27 May 2014- 10:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BEIJING, China Glaciers in China’s southwestern Qinghai-Tibet Plateau, where several of the country’s large rivers originate, have shrunk by 15 percent-- from 53,000 square kilometers to 45,000 square kilomete ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/27/2014 - 20:45

  5. Tibetan Glacial Lakes Pose Flood Threat in Nepal: Study

    7 Mar 2014- 10:28 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KATHMANDU, Nepal Several glacial lakes on the trans-boundary Bhotekoshi River in Tibet pose a threat to parts of central Nepal, according to a new joint university study. The study, by the Central Department of ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/07/2014 - 10:28

  6. Flash Floods Kill Nine in Nepal

    14 Aug 2013- 10:17 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KATHMANDU, Nepal Flash floods and landslides triggered by torrential rains have killed at least nine people and left six injured in various parts of Nepal over the past two days, according to the Ministry of H ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/14/2013 - 10:17

  7. Glacier Melt Due to Climate Change Causes "Himalayan Tsunamis"

    1 Aug 2013- 10:06 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KATHMANDU, Nepal Climate change in the Himalayan Mountain region of South Asia is causing glaciers to melt at alarming rates, producing glacial lakes that could easily burst through natural earthen dams and cau ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/01/2013 - 10:06