The Great Himalayan National Park (GHNP) of Himachal Pradesh has been nominated for the prestigious UNESCO-approved World Heritage Site status. The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN),
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Govt to rope in Wildlife Institute of India to get the coveted status The government will approach the Wildlife Institute of India to help identify the outstanding universal value of the Great Himalayan National Park (GHNP) in Kullu to pave the way for the bestowing of the world heritage status on it.
Long-term ecological and biodiversity monitoring in the western Himalaya using satellite remote sensing
The IPCC in its Fourth Assessment Report (AR4) described the Himalayan Region as data-deficient in terms of climate monitoring. This is a serious impediment to global research initiatives and thus necessitates