• Climate change: Nepal tourism under threat, remedial measures under focus

    9 days ago - By Travel and Tourworld

    The government of Nepal, in collaboration with the Department for International Development, United Kingdom, as well as private actors and think-tanks, has started assessing the impacts of climate change on its tourism sector and livelihoods of ethnic minorities in the country.
    Phurba Sherpa, former chair of the Nepal National Mountain Guides Association, says: “Some of the mountains that drew trekkers to Nepal are becoming less and less appealing.
    The loss of snow cover makes them less scenic, and when there is no snow, tourists complain. It has also made climbing trails more dangerous...
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