Climate & Environment

We have too many pines and it’s not a good thing

Pine trees might have helped repopulate the country’s barren mid-hills but they could also have led to springs drying up and reduced vegetational diversity.
When the government started its nation-wide afforestation drive in the 80s, pine was the most common species it planted across the country's mid-hills. Shutterstock
Tsering Ngodup Lama
Published at : December 21, 2019
Updated at : December 21, 2019 16:34

Tsering Ngodup Lama

Tsering Ngodup Lama was a food and travel reporter at The Kathmandu Post, focusing on food security, labour, migration, tourism and travel. Before joining the Post, he was deputy editor at M&S VMAG, and a reporter for The Himalayan Times.