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The Third Pole is a multilingual platform dedicated to promoting information and discussion about the Himalayan watershed and the rivers that originate there.

Articles by The Third Pole

a woman carrying wood--forest rights

January 11, 2023
Recent forest legislation compromises India’s climate goals
Forest Conservation Rules 2022 remove gram sabhas' consent as a requirement for forest land use. This hurts both forests and indigenous communities.
People in a boat during a flood, climate change

October 26, 2022
South Asia faces irreversible loss from climate change
At the upcoming COP27, international climate diplomacy needs to seriously address the issue of loss and damage being faced by developing countries.
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