Himkatha, an initiative of the Nature Conservation Foundation’s High Altitude Programme, is a biannual newsletter published in English and Hindi. It celebrates human–nature relationships among high-mountain communities in the Western Himalayas.

Areas of expertise

Ecological research, community-based conservation

Articles by HimKatha

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March 12, 2024
Photo essay: Spiti’s changing architecture
A woodcrafter describes how a cash crop, a burgeoning tourism business, and urban aspirations changed community life and housing design in Spiti.
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