Projects


Himalayan Nature and ZSL-Nepal Program has been supporting the government of Nepal to conserve the important wildlife species and their natural habitat through engaging the communities, supporting livelihood of indigenous and marginalised communities

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The Ghodaghodi Lake Area (GLA) is a Ramsar site and Key Biodiversity Area (KBA) in the far-western Nepal. The largest standing freshwater system in lowland Nepal, with high natural capital, it provides ecosystem services and livelihoods for ca. 5,000 households.

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Raptors are an effective indicator of ecosystem health, >50% raptor species in Nepal are nationally threatened - mainly due to anthropogenic activities.

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Freshwater ecosystems have suffered catastrophic declines in biodiversity.

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Nepal has vast sources of water available for human use, however like other countries around the world, increasing population with industrial and irrigation demands put pressure on these resources.

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Each year, hundreds of millions of endangered species of animals and their body parts are caught and then sold as food, pets, leather, tourist curios, and medicine.

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King Cobra is very rare in much of its range, and has experienced local population declines of over 80% over 10 years in parts of its range.

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We monitor migrating raptors from bottleneck areas. This helps us to find out regional population trend of several raptor species in a long run.

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For the species conservation and management perspective it is crucial to understand how the species use their habitat.

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The National Red List of Nepal’s Birds is part of the ongoing National Red Lists of Nepal, a collaborative project between the Government of Nepal and several conservation organizations.

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Special Conservation Sites (SCS) program will identify plants or places that support or may support a wealth of other forms of life.

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The lowland of Nepal is largely dominated by farmlands, grasslands and dense forests, provides important habitat for both resident and winter visitor birds including several species of raptor. Himalayan Nature proposes to conduct annual survey of wintering raptors on these habitat mosaic.

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King Cobra is facing threats due to habitat degradation, decline in prey base, high human persecution and illegal collection throughout its distribution range.

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The grasslands in and around Shuklaphanta Wildlife Reserve (SWR) are under immense pressure from livestock grazing.

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With less than 3500 tigers left in the wild (2010 status), it is vital to preserve and restore remaining habitat to ensure survival of this endangered species.

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Human-elephant conflict (HEC) has been widely recognized as one of the major conservation challenge in Nepal.

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Surveys between 1987 and 1997 documented only three isolated sub-populations: Chitwan-Parsa, Bardia and Shuklaphanta, with no reported occurrence east of the Bagmati River.

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Our "Vulture Conservation Program" is now growing into "Nepal Raptor Conservation Program (NRCP)"- now we are working on all raptor species.

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Pangolins are one of the most poached animals in the world. Strengthening local communities could support the declining population of pangolins.

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A total of 148 birds species representing 59 families were recorded in the farmlands habitats of Lumbini and Koshi.

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Populations of the indicator species (Cotton Pygmy Goose and Marsh Mugger) have increased in the Ghodaghodi Lake after the conservation and restoration program.

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Bengal Florican is one of the most threatened bird in the world. Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve in Nepal supports important population of this species.

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