Indian Himalayan Region
World Mountain Day: Impossible to restore ecosystems with current development models

Awareness needs to be built that copy-paste models of plains cannot be adopted in the mountains, while colonial utilitarian models need to be dumped

Himalayas need an alternative model, financially as well as ecologically

Himalayas are the youngest range of mountains and are still in the formative stages. This means that this area is extremely sensitive to earthquakes, and frictional shear rocks are present in this area. Constructing in this zone is dangerous