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Impact of Hindu Kush and Himalayan “Grand Melt”

Via The Diplomat, a look at the impact that the melting of the Hindu Kush and Himalayan glaciers would have upon the region: In the last century, human migration in South Asia, the world’s most populous and most densely populated region, was largely caused by geopolitics, wars, socioeconomic constraints and environmental disasters. By the end of […]

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Hindu Kush Himalayas: A Highly Sensitive Water Tower

Via China Water Risk, an interesting interview on the Hindu Kush Himalayas: China Water Risk (CWR): Thank you for your expert contribution to our report and its launch. To start us off, what is the Hindu-Kush Himalayan (HKH) region? Can you briefly outline why it is so important to the future of Asia’s economy? Dr […]

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The Thirsty Dragon and Parched Tiger: China and India’s “Tug of Water” In Nepal

Via Future Directions International, a look at China and India’s competing interest in Nepal’s water resources: The recently elected Nepalese Prime Minister, Khadga Prasad Sharma Oli, made his first foreign trip, a visit to India, in early April. As he is generally seen as being “pro-China”, the visit would have soothed Indian fears that Nepal […]

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