Himalayan Journal of Sciences

Volume 3, Issue 5
January - June 2005
Pages: 1-96

Table of contents


Plagiarism: Ke Garne?
Academic fraud must have consequences
Editors, Page 7


Nepalese malacology trails behind
"Catch up"!
Prem Budha, Page 9


The moment of truth for science
The consequences of "knowledge society" for society and science
Peter Weingart, Page 11
Reprinted from "EMBO reports," Vol 3, No 8, page 703-706; PDF not available


Himalayan misconceptions and distortions: What are the facts?
Himalayan Delusions: Who's kidding who and why - Science at the service of media, politics and the development agencies
Jack Ives, Page 15

Ecological science and sustainability for the 21st century
Ecological science can and must play a greatly expanded role in ensuring a future in which natural systems and human populations they include exist on a more sustainable planet
Margaret A Palmer, Emily S Bernhardt, Elizabeth A Chornesky, Scott L Collins, Andrew P Dobson, Clifford S Duke, Barry D Gold, Robert B Jacobson, Sharon E Kingsland, Rhonda H Kranz, Michael J Mappin, M Luisa Martinez, Fiorenza Micheli, Jennifer L Morse, Michael L Pace, Mercedes Pascual, Stephen S Palumbi, OJ Reichman, Alan R Townsend and Monica G Turner, Page 25
Reprinted from "Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment," Vol 3, Issue No 1, page 4-11, PDF not available

Adaptation strategies against growing environmental and social vulnerabilities in mountain areas
Narpat S Jodha, Page 33

The Convention on Biological Diversity's 2010 target
Andrew Balmford, Leon Bennun, Ben ten Brink, David Cooper, Isabelle M Côté, Peter Crane, Andrew Dobson, Nigel Dudley, Ian Dutton, Rhys E Green, Richard D Gregory, Jeremy Harrison, Elizabeth T Kennedy, Claire Kremen, Nigel Leader-Williams, Thomas E Lovejoy, Georgina Mace, Robert May, Phillipe Mayaux, Paul Morling, Joanna Phillips, Kent Redford, Taylor H. Ricketts, Jon Paul Rodríguez, M Sanjayan, Peter J Schei, Albert S van Jaarsveld and Bruno A Walther, Page 43
Reprinted from "Science", Vol 307, Issue 5707, page 212-213, PDF not available

Participatory fisheries management for livelihood improvement of fishers in Phewa Lake, Pokhara, Nepal
Tek B Gurung, Suresh K Wagle, Jay D Bista, Ram P Dhakal, Purushottam L Joshi, Rabindra Batajoo, Pushpa Adhikari and Ash K Rai, Page 46

The role of universities in knowledge production
Developing nations need to develop the developmental university
Judith Sutz, Page 53

Reprinted from "SciDev.Net," April 2005; PDF not available. SciDev.Net is a free access website.


Illustrated checklist of pea clams (Mollusca: Bivalvia: Sphaeriidae) from Nepal
Hasko Nesemann and Subodh Sharma, Page 57

Composition, distribution and diversity of tree species under different management systems in the hill forests of Bharse Village, Gulmi District, Western Nepal
Chinta Mani Gautam and Teiji Watanabe, Page 75

Fuelwood harvest, management and regeneration of two community forests in Central Nepal
Bharat Babu Shrestha, Page 75


Health costs of pesticide use in a vegetable growing area, central mid-hills, Nepal
Kishor Atreya, Page 81


Biology of mistletoes and their status in Nepal Himalaya
Mohan Prasad Devkota, Page 84


Author index for Volume 2, Issue 3, Jan 2004
Page 90

Board of Editors
Page 3