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December 8, 2016
Pasang Yangjee Sherpa, an anthropologist from Nepal, joined the Yale Himalaya Initiative Tuesday evening for a discussion about climate change in her country. Interested in...
November 2, 2016
Home to about 210 million people and extending over eight countries, the Hindu Kush Himalayan (HKH) region is at the confluence of two major trends that together are...
Bhutan. Photo credit: GraphicStock
September 9, 2016
by Jennifer Kaylin Bhutan, a Himalayan nation with a population of fewer than a million people, is well on its way to eliminating the scourge of malaria. Investigators from...
May 6, 2016
One of the most devastating effects of climate change is something you can’t see. Though hidden from the eye, it deeply impacts those affected, sometimes for years, even...
March 24, 2016
By Timothy Brown: In the days immediately following last year’s devastating 7.8-magnitude earthquake in Nepal, Yale faculty, staff, and students worked round the clock to...
November 4, 2015
In response to the earthquakes in Nepal this spring, the Yale Himalaya Initiative began a collaboration with the International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (...
May 12, 2015
Yale Responds to Nepal Earthquake: ‘Our Commitment Will Continue’ In the days since a deadly 7.8 magnitude earthquake struck Nepal on April 25, causing devastation across a 5...

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