Bioacoustics and community knowledge for climate change monitoring

Communities With Data Are More Resilient to Climate Crisis

On March 28th, World Wildlife Fund (WWF) Nepal hosted Earth Hour Nepal. It was a virtual event to bring Nepalese communities, organizations working in Nepal, and people around the world together to think about actions they are taking in the face of climate change. One part of the day was an hour in which participants […]

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Nepalese biomeridian partners, Barun Bachaon, nominated for 2018 UIAA Mountain Protection Award

Barun Bachaon, or “Save the Barun”, is the local coordinating committee for the biomeridian in the Barun Valley of Nepal. They are currently among the 18 finalists selected for the International Climbing and Mountaineering Federation’s prestigious Mountain Protection Award. ┬áThe three-way partnership between local community organizations, Future Generations University, and the Nepalese government will integrate […]

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First field report from Nepal biomeridian pilot project

Future Generations University in collaboration with the East Foundation released their first report on the biomeridian feasibility study being conducted in Nepal. Highlights include: Experimental design and data collection methodology Technology and equipment used Community survey and socio-economic study of the region Plant species identified at monitoring sites, and species of regional ethno-botanical importance Maps […]

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