#Third Pole | Applications

#Snow Leopard Trust | Kyrgyzstan and Mongolia eco camps | Snow Leopard Enterprises programs | Snow leopard habitats research | Snow leopard collaring program | Helping inform global snow leopard conservation efforts

#International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development | ICIMOD

#Data Cosmos | MultiSatellite Data Platform | Open Cosmos

#Philippus Wester | ICIMOD scientist

#Mount Everest | Nepal | China

#Joseph Shea | Snow and Ice Expert | University of Northern British Columbia

#Arun Shrestha | Climate Change Specialist | ICIMOD

#Lonnie Thompson | Climate Scientist | Ohio State University

#Third Pole Environment | TPE

#NASA High Mountain Asia Team | HiMAT

#Anthony Arendt | University of Washington in Seattle

#Jeffrey Kargel | Scientist | Planetary Science Institute in Tucson, Arizona

#National Snow and Ice Data Center | NASA

#Glacier and Snow Melt Toolbox | GMELT

#Dalia Kirschbaum | NASA Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland

#Sensors | Si-Chee Tsay | NASA Goddard

#Tom Painter | University of California, Los Angeles

#Summer Rupper | University of Utah in Salt Lake City

#Earth Science Communications Team | NASA

#NASA | Jet Propulsion Laboratory

#California Institute of Technology

#Nepal | Wild tiger population nearly tripled from the baseline set in 2009 | Protection of key tiger habitats and corridors | Partnership with local communities | Cracking down on poaching and illegal wildlife trade | Tx2 | Target to double wild tigers | Tx2 set by governments in 2010 at the St. Petersburg International summit on tiger conservation | Nepal is the first country to release updated tiger numbers during the Year of the Tiger | Global Tiger Day | Big Cat Public Safety Act

#Nepal honey hunters cling to traditions as bee numbers fall | Himalayan giant honeybee numbers are plummeting due to overharvesting and the construction of dams and roads | The Third Pole

#Every year there is a 70% decline in the Himalayan cliff honeybee population | Tribhuvan University in Kathmandu

#There is a decrease both in the number of colonies per cliff and the total number of cliffs nested by bees | International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD)

#Best Mad Honey | Exporting cliff honey around the world | Small amounts causing lightheadedness and euphoria, and hallucinations in larger doses | Believed to have medicinal such as improving cholesterol and joint problems

#Himalayan giant honeybees are a major pollinator of high-altitude vegetation.| ICIMOD | Integrated Mountain Development

#Hydropower projects | Dams impact bees | ICIMOD

#Thirdpole Environment Programme

#Recommendations regarding the impact of climate change on coastal archaeological sites in Bangladesh | International Council on Monuments and Sites (ICOMOS) | Google Arts & Culture | CyArk

#Salinity | Climate change | World Meteorological Organisation | Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)

#ICEYE | Synthetic aperture radar (SAR)

#General Atomics | Air to Air Laser Communication System | Crosslinks from aircraft to other platforms such as unmanned aircraft, maritime vessels, and space systems

#SatelIoT | IoT connectivity over standard 5G NB-IoT

#WWF | Halting and reversing biodiversity loss | Conserving land, freshwater and ocean globally | Protection of intact ecosystems | Tackling unsustainable production | Eliminating subsidies harmful to nature | Reducing the unsustainable footprint of production and consumption