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On August 19, 2014, in early morning, mist moved over the mountain crowns. The plants bathed in drew drops and some of the devotees enjoyed a bath with buffaloes in the pond. A puja was performed at the temple in Ida Badhani. The devotees offered bangles, bananas, corncobs studded with …
Definition of a Popular Peak: I have used total climbing frequency as the yardstick to rank peaks. For this analysis, a popular peak means a peak that was attempted five or more than five (>=5) times in the half decade 2010-14. 5 Top Peaks The mountaineers visited the following five …
Can you camp, campaign, and collaborate for Ladakh environment and nature conservation project?
If yes, consider Programme Officer-Environment Education post advertised by World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF)-India.
The post requires the following qualifications and skills:
- Masters in social sciences, life sciences, environment sciences, wildlife biology, or ecology
- At least 2 years’ experience, including teaching in Ladakh
- Fluency in English, Hindi, and Ladakhi
- MS Office skills
- Communication skills
Apply by August 23, 2015.
Many unique parts of the Himalayas are closed for public because of various reasons that are beyond the scope of this information byte. However, a fortunate talented group of people get opportunities to visit these parts for academic and official research projects.
Do you know who are they?
You can be one of them provided you have the following skill set:
- Ph.D. and / or masters in botany, environmental sciences, forestry, geography, and / or indigenous knowledge systems
- Published research work
- High level of physical fitness to conduct field research in the Himalayas
Appear for one of walk in interviews that are being conducted by G.B. Pant Institute of Himalayan Environment and Development (GBPIHED) for the posts of junior research fellows (JRFs) and research associates at the following places:
- Itanagar, Arunachal Pradesh on August 14, 2015
- Gangtok, Sikkim on August 17, 2015
Can we avoid accidents and pollution related to river-based recreational activities without imposing strict controls? We cannot. Because self-discipline is a rare trait. Controls are also necessary as the rivers meet daily water requirements of many of us. So, Uttarakhand River Rafting / Kayaking Rules 2014 define legal obligations of the operators organizing …