Technology, when accessible and used well, can be a great equalizer. Here in Nepal a single conservation effort, the Nepal Tiger Genome Project, has not only helped the country leap to a globally competitive place in molecular studies of biodiversity, it has in fact pushed Nepal to the fore in conservation genetics.
Keepers of the Tiger’s Secrets:
Hard Data and the Software:
Kashish Das Shrestha is an independent environment researcher and writer. He publishes on SustainableNepal.org.
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Last updated: July 09, 2013