Climate & Environment

Higher altitudes beckon more wildlife in Nepal amid warmer climes

Experts and independent studies have assessed warming temperatures could be a contributory factor for movement of animals and insects towards higher altitudes. Higher altitudes beckon more wildlife in Nepal amid warmer climes
The mountain-dwelling pika is another animal that researchers have found to be moving upwards. In Langtang, the animal's habitat has shifted up by 200m in an interval of 46 years.  Photo courtesy: Narayan Prasad Koju
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Marissa Taylor
Published at : April 13, 2021
Updated at : April 14, 2021 07:31
Kathmandu

Marissa Taylor

Marissa Taylor is the Culture and Arts editor at The Kathmandu Post. In addition to her copy-editing duties, Taylor also pursues long-form reporting. Before joining the Post, she worked as a journalist at The Himalayan Times and M&S VMAG.


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