Climate & Environment

Worsening wildfires a reminder that the country lacks clear policies

Despite their frequency, in which lives, wildlife and hundreds of thousands of hectares of green cover are lost, forest fire disasters have been largely ignored by authorities, experts say. Worsening wildfires a reminder that the country lacks clear policies
A recent study says tiny particles released in wildfire smoke are up to 10 times more harmful than particles from pollutants such as car exhaust. Madhav Aryal/TKP
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Chandan Kumar Mandal
Published at : March 31, 2021
Updated at : March 31, 2021 07:25
Kathmandu

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.


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