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President Paudel highlights urgency of nature conservation at wildlife conservation conference

17 February 2024  

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PATAN: President Ramchandra Paudel emphasized the pressing need for nature conservation, describing it as a common concern and challenge facing humanity today.

Speaking at the ‘Wildlife Conservation and Environmental Justice’ conference jointly organized by the Ministry of Forest and Environment, Judges’ Society Nepal, and National Trust for Nature Conservation, President Paudel underscored the escalating environmental challenges, including climate change, confronting the world.

He stressed that Nepal is not exempt from these challenges, with growing national and international interest in environmental and wildlife conservation.

Highlighting the direct link between nature, biodiversity, wildlife conservation, and sustainable development, President Paudel emphasized the crucial role played by Nepal’s wildlife in maintaining ecological balance.

He emphasized the need to enhance public awareness about wildlife conservation, particularly in addressing issues such as human-wildlife conflict, wildlife smuggling, and illegal trade.

President Paudel called for effective strategies to manage challenges arising from the increasing wildlife population, including the development of wildlife-friendly infrastructure and national capacity building.

He emphasized the importance of engaging in policy-making and implementation processes by conducting comprehensive analyses of existing challenges and opportunities in wildlife conservation and environmental justice.

Acknowledging Nepal’s remarkable achievements in nature conservation, President Paudel highlighted the potential of this sector in contributing to the country’s economic development.

He urged stakeholders to participate in policy formulation and implementation, emphasizing the importance of sharing experiences and strategies to enhance collective understanding and problem-solving in conservation efforts.

The President concluded by stressing the significant role of legal frameworks in shaping conservation efforts, advocating for increased collaboration and knowledge-sharing to address conservation challenges effectively.

Publish Date : 17 February 2024 18:52 PM

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