Pioneer dedicated snake rescuer from Nepal, Sunil Sapkota founded biodiversitynepal.com in 2020 out of his passion for the biological diversity of Nepal. Biodiversity Nepal is a common forum for scientists and activists dedicated to conservation or environmental campaign. We aim to seek the attention of policymakers and be responsible media to inform students and the public, others in the community.
Biodiversity Nepal thrives to be recognized as an accurate and trustworthy source of information about nature and not limited to natural resources, biological interaction, conservation methods, and models, climate change, and biodiversity loss. Schools, civil society organizations as well as development agencies can apply the platform for news reporting and analysis.
This platform inspires the right to have a pristine source and loving nature for the next generation. The portal can be used as a collective knowledge source for a conservationist, students, and activists around the country to speak up for non-humans right, and issues related to aspects of biodiversity.
In 2013 raisehandsnepal.org was founded by Sunil Sapkota to facilitate conservation and health education, waste management, wild and stray animal rescue. The biodiversitynepal.com materializes the primary objective of Raise Hands Nepal to develop a model to educate everyone about nature and health. Volunteers from the institution contribute in raising awareness about social and environmental issues relating to biodiversity and its aspects from this facility.
Raise Hands Nepal is a social organization approved by the Social Welfare Council (SWC) pursuant to the Social Welfare Act, 2049 (1992) (समाज कल्याण ऐन, २०४९). The organization is granted tax exemption by the Inland Revenue Department (आन्तरिक राजस्व विभागमा) pursuant to Section 2 of the Income Tax Act, 2058 (2002) (आयकर ऐन (प्रत्येक वर्षका आर्थिक ऐन सहित), २०५८) and the Income Tax Rules, 2059 (2002) (आयकरनियमावली, २०५९). We are an association (संस्था) registered with the Chitwan district office of the Ministry of Home Affairs pursuant to the Association Registration Act, 2034 (1977) (संस्था दर्ता ऐन, २०३४).