Nepal court blocks road construction in rhino stronghold of Chitwan Park; Abhaya Raj Joshi; Mongabay

KATHMANDU — Nepal’s Supreme Court has ordered the government not to construct any new roads inside Chitwan National Park without approval from UNESCO, park authorities and other stakeholders. Chitwan National Park is home the world’s second-largest population of greater one-horned rhinos (Rhinoceros unicornis) as well as a significant population of Bengal tigers (Panthera tigris tigris), […]

Source: Nepal court blocks road construction in rhino stronghold of Chitwan Park

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