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Tuesday
27
MAR

Polygon with Personality

15:00
17:00
Polygon college
Event organized by Polygon college

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(Topic: “Why environmental journalism matters even more for Nepal today”)



(Navin Singh Khadka is an environment correspondent with the BBC World Service. He reports for the BBC's TV, radio and online in four languages, reaching tens of millions of audiences across the globe. His works usually include breaking impact stories, exclusive investigations, radio and TV documentaries, live hits on BBC World TV and radio, among others. One of the regions he has focused on is the Himalayas, particularly in the context of climatic changes. An international climate fellow, he has been covering and following UN climate negotiations and the politics surrounding them, trying to make sense of what they mean for poor and vulnerable countries like Nepal. In his journalism career spanning over 25 years, he has worked with almost all English language newspapers and magazines in Nepal before joining the BBC 15 years ago. He is also a columnist with the Kathmandu Post newspaper. He has authored chapters in two books on climate change in South Asia and won a number of fellowships and awards. The latest recognition was nomination for the prestigious AIB award for his World Service radio documentary “Watching my Father” in 2017.)