Science and environment journalists from Nepal, India and Bangladesh come back from a unique expedition to the Everest region that will result in nuanced science reporting from the tough and underreported terrain. Kathmandu- The Himalayan Climate Boot Camp (HCBC) held from April 21-26, 2022 in the Everest region has come to an end with a
–NFSJ A brief pre-departure event was held at Hotel Manaslu, Kathmandu for the members of the Himalayan Climate Boot Camp Project. The event was also attended by former science and Technology minister, Vice-Chancellor of Nepal Academy of Science and Technology, country director of UNESCO among other dignitaries. Welcoming all the members and participants of the
Eight journalists, three mentors and an organising team will be part of the expedition to the Everest region Eight environment journalists from Nepal, India and Bangladesh will be part of an expedition to the Everest region to attend a climate change boot camp that will enable nuanced science reporting from the tough and underreported terrain.
In preparation for the Himalayan Climate Bootcamp, to be held in conjunction with Earth Day from 22-24 April, organizers gathered at the Yellow Pagoda Hotel in Kathmandu to consider the elements of their program. There were 55 participants, including the project team leader, deputy team leader, executive members of Nepal Forum of Science Journalists (NFSJ),
15th March, 2022: 8 science journalists have been selected to participate in the Himalayan Climate Boot Camp to be held in the Everest region from April 22-24, 2022. The selection process involved a competitive and rigorous screening of a total of 44 applications from Nepal, India and Bangladesh by a 3-member jury panel comprising of