Environmental Change in the Himalayan Region

Twelve Case Studies

  • Anup Saikia
  • Pankaj Thapa

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-vi
  2. Lydia Sam, Rajesh Kumar, Anshuman Bhardwaj
    Pages 65-88
  3. Pritam Chand, Milap Chand Sharma, Ujjal Deka Baruah, Sanjay Deswal, Syed Umer Latief, Rakesh Saini et al.
    Pages 89-115
  4. Anshuman Bhardwaj, Rajesh Kumar, Lydia Sam
    Pages 117-135
  5. Smriti Basnett, Anil V. Kulkarni
    Pages 219-232

About this book


The book focuses on environment and conservation issues pertaining to the Himalayas, spanning Pakistan, Nepal, India, Bhutan and Myanmar. Environmental degradation, changes in snow cover and glaciers in India-Bhutan, threats to protected areas, and biodiversity in this ecologically fragile region are assessed in twelve distinct, regional case studies.


Human dominated Himalaya Protected areas Environmental Degradation Habitat Suitability Biodiversity Hotspot

Editors and affiliations

  • Anup Saikia
    • 1
  • Pankaj Thapa
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of GeographyGauhati UniversityGuwahatiIndia
  2. 2.Department of Geography & PlanningSherubtse College, Royal University of BhutanKanglungBhutan

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