March 24, 2021 | The Kathmandu Post
“Enlisting of the elephant in CITES Appendix I means that cross-border trade is not allowed. In extraordinary circumstances, when these animals are taken across the border, permission from both source and destination countries are required. Otherwise, it is illegal,” said Kumar Paudel, co-founder at Greenhood Nepal
February 20, 2021 | Nepali Times
“Covid made pangolins a household name but it has not contributed much to its conservation. Our capacity and understanding are still very limited,” says Kumar Paudel, Co-founder at Greenhood Nepal.
January 2, 2021 | BBC News
“चाहे सिकारीको हातबाट होस् वा भूलवश भएकै दुर्घटनाबाट हुने वन्यजन्तुको मृत्यु पर्यावरणले व्यहोर्ने क्षति एउटै हो भनेर संरक्षणका प्रयासहरू हुनुपर्छ”, कुमार पौडेल, ग्रीन्हूद नेपाल ।
September 11, 2020 | The Kathmandu Post
“We have witnessed a similar pattern before 2006 when the country was in the midst of armed conflict which saw a massive loss of wildlife,” such “incidents of seizing of wild animal parts from different parts of the country indicate how the nationwide lockdown has seen an increase in poaching.” says Kumar Paudel, co-founder at Greenhood Nepal.
August 8, 2020 | World Atlas
“Greenhood Nepal launched a project in 2018 to estimate its population in Nepal and engage the local community in its conservation. The study has revealed some shocking facts”, says Kumar Paudel co-founder at Greenhood Nepal.
June 2, 2020 | Kantipur
” कछुवाको मासुले यौनक्षमता बढाउने, औषधिका रूपमा प्रयोग हुनेजस्ता अन्धविश्वासले यसको तस्करीलाई मलजल गरेको पाईन्छ’, अस्मिता श्रेष्ठ , ग्रीनहुड नेपाल ।
April 13, 2020 | WorldAtlas
“Poaching cases does not get detected and reported in many cases when it involves other than flagship species and if it’s outside the protected area. The current situation is serious since there are already many reports of poaching including elephant, deer, wild boar, and crocodile killings,” says Kumar Paudel, co-founder at Greenhood Nepal.
March 6, 2020 | Global voices
“There are less than 500 mature T. mairei trees (more than 30 cm diameter at breast height (dbh). If we include saplings (less than 10 cm dbh) and poles (10-30 cm dbh) then the total number is around 2000 in Nepal”, says Kumar Paudel co-founder at Greenhood Nepal.
January 18, 2020 | The Kathmandu Post
“I always thought that people were probably not aware that harvesting parts was illegal. But most were aware.” says Kumar Paudel, co-founder of Greenhood Nepal.
September 25, 2019 | WallAfrica
“Nepal is already a signatory of China’s Belt and Road Initiative, which could increase market access and trafficking of wildlife,” said Kumar Paudel, co-founder of Greenhood Nepal