Climate & Environment

What new vegetation growth high in the Himalayas means

As rising temperatures expose land under snow in the mountains, the treeline is moving up. A new study reveals the alarming situation but scientists are unable to say exactly what the consequences will be.
A 2016 image shows vegetation in Dingboche of the Khumbu region. Prakash Chandra Timilsena/TKP
Chandan Kumar Mandal
Published at : January 16, 2020
Updated at : January 16, 2020 10:37

Chandan Kumar Mandal

Chandan Kumar Mandal is the environment and migration reporter for The Kathmandu Post, covering labour migration and governance, as well as climate change, natural disasters, and wildlife.