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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...
April 28, 2015
On Saturday, April 25th a massive 7.8 richter scale earthquake hit Nepal. This was the worst earthquake to hit Nepal in 80 years. To date, over 5,000 persons have died, over...
March 6, 2015
The Yale Himalaya Initiative is pleased to announce that His Holiness the 17th Karmapa Ogyen Trinley Dorje has been has been awarded Yale’s prestigious Chubb Fellowship...

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