The Remarkable Story Behind One Photograph And A Nation’s Work To Protect Tigers In Bhutan

Bhutan is a conservation giant among nations, and the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) and Wildlife Trust of India are proud to have partnered with Bhutan for more than five years to protect its tigers and other wildlife from poaching, illegal trafficking and human-wildlife conflict. Over the past five years, IFAW and WTI have…

Bangladesh Refugees Flood Into Overcrowded Cities Due To Climate Change

  The devastating effects of climate change — floods, salinization of land, destructive super cyclones, and reduced agricultural yields — have displaced millions of people from rural Bangladesh. Almost half a million people flee to Bangladesh’s capital every year.  Hundreds of thousands of people each year flee to Dhaka, one of the most densely populated…

Saving Livelihoods In The Shadow Of Bagrote valley’s Melting Glaciers

Glaciers in Pakistan’s high mountains have more ice than anywhere outside the world’s polar regions. Many of the country’s 5,000 glaciers are now melting at a much faster rate due to increased temperatures in the mountain valleys. As glacial floods become more common and more hazardous in northern Pakistan, the Green Climate Fund agrees to finance a five-year risk reduction…

Nepali Indigenous Peoples Perspective On Climate Change And REDD+

The lands, territories and resources of indigenous peoples have been of significant historical importance to their livelihoods, cultures and spiritual identities. Over 370 million indigenous peoples are currently living in 70 countries in the world, mostly in remote, ecologically fragile and marginalized areas that are rich in traditional skills, knowledge and practices. Climate change is a…