Sustainable mountain tourism: A growing challenge for Nepal
Although Nepal has a rich and ancient culture, the country has become more famous as an adventure playground for tourism, especially mountain tourism. The Everest range and the Annapurna circuit –mountaineering’s most prestigious venues – are beloved of mountaineers and have generated substantial amounts of income for the country and still continue to […]
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Is Poverty a Barrier To Sustainability in Uganda?
The question whether growth and sustainability can coexist makes me think of production factors which often crop up in economic discussions. Take for instance, if a country like Uganda wants to pump its newly found oil, it needs land, labour, capital and entrepreneurs to do a good job. These are […]
Energy Efficiency: An Introduction to a Golden Opportunity
As cities around the world continue to grow, so too will their unquenchable thirst for energy. Meeting this demand will be challenging, especially if we’re going to do so in a manner that is both cost-effective and sustainable for future generations. The challenge is particularly potent for small businesses, for […]
Lets celebrate Earth Day!
Years of mindless exploitation have led to global warming and climate change with their natural calamities and chronic pollution. We are all responsible for not having made prudent and conscious use of our valuable natural resources. India is not far behind when it comes to environmental problems like pollution resulting […]