SaveTheHills(STH) is a group of concerned citizens who are raising awareness about landslides in Darjeeling-Sikkim Himalaya.
Many landslides are the direct or indirect result of human interference and preventable if sufficient care is taken.
As such, unless we begin a comprehensive and sustained program towards landslide management, prevention and mitigation, the consequences of ignoring years of human callousness will, in the future be devastating.
Friday, January 1, 2016
Good news in the New Year (2016) : Funding opportunities from MOEF and a technical document on Landslides by INAE
1. The Ministry of Environment and Forests (MOEF) have recently announced guidelines for the National Mission on Himalayan Studies(NMHS) Grant Facilities and have called for Research Proposals for 2015-16.
Last date for submission of proposals is 20Jan2016.
For details see here
2. The INAE has after two round table meetings on Landslide Risk Reduction, published their recommendations