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Climate change and earthquake link needs more study in India

Although there are some initial indications to link climate change and increased frequency of earthquakes, there is need for further research to check if there is a firm connection between the two

Some seismologists associated with the government of India say that climate change has some influence on occurrence of earthquakes. Others say more research is needed…Read More

Hazards in the high mountains: Koshi Basin Part 1

Landslides, earthquakes, melting glaciers and deadly floods make life precarious on the Nepal-Tibet border

In Nepal’s Sindhupalchowk district, close to the Tibet border, fast flowing water emerges beneath a huge pile of debris left by the landslide that devastated the village of Jure nearly two years ago. Once the busiest highway between Nepal and China, the road was disrupted for months after the…Read More