Title:Nepal's Forest Birds: Their Status and Conservation
Subject:Natural History / Wildlife
Remarks:Colour Photographs, Glossary, Acknowledgments, References, List of Maps, List of Tables and Appendices.
Size:143 x 210 mm
This title analyses the forest types of this Himalayan kingdom and their breeding bird communities. The book identifies the threats facing the forests, the important unprotected forests and their value for bird conservation, and recommends future protected areas.
Founded in 2000, Himalayan Nature (HN) is a development and conservation research institute, working for sustainable livelihoods of Himalayan communities,
as well as initiating scientific research on Himalayan biodiversity and the broader environment. It is an independent, not-for-profit organization actively working on emerging issues related to the development and conservation of natural resources, and sustainable livelihoods of people in the Himalayan region. Being a science-based organization it takes an independent view of livelihood options provided to local communities and biodiversity conservation issues. HN provides sound advice on aspects of social development and environmental management to government authorities Himalayan Nature and other concerned agencies. Periodically, HN releases statements to help improve awareness among the public and policy makers on sustainable livelihood issues and environmental challenges. The organization is supported by a host of internationally renowned scientists, Livelihood experts and conservation who have extensive experience in natural history, improving livelihoods of Himalayan communities and ecology of the broader Himalayan region. HN works closely with other organizations with a similar vision, complementing their work and exchanging information. In addition, we collaborate with several local organizations working in various parts of the country. HN is based in Kathmandu and has a field study center in Koshi.