Peer-reviewed Articles


Upadhaya, S., Arbuckle, JG., (2021). Examining Factors Associated with Farmers’ Climate-adaptive and Maladaptive Actions in the US Midwest. Front. Clim. 3, 70. 10.3389/fclim.2021.677548

Upadhaya, S., Arbuckle, JG., Schulte, LA. (2021). Developing Farmer Typologies to Inform Conservation Outreach in Agricultural Landscapes. Land Use Policy 101.

Poudyal, B., Upadhaya, S., Acharya, S & Khanal-Chhetri, B.B. (2021) Assessing Socio-economic Factors Affecting the Implementation of Payment for Ecosystem Services (PES) Mechanism. World, 2(1):81-91.


Adhikari, S., Dhungana, N. & Upadhaya, S. (2020). Watershed Communities’ Livelihood Vulnerability to Climate Change in the Himalayas. Climatic Change 162, 1307-1321.

Dhungana N, Silwal N, Upadhaya S, Khadka, C., Regmi, SK., Joshi, & D.,Adhikari. (2020). Rural coping and adaptation strategies for climate change by Himalayan communities in Nepal. Journal of Mountain Science 17(6).

Ghimire, P., Raut,N.,Khanal,P.,Acharya,S., & Upadhaya,S.(2020). Species in Peril: Assessing the Status of the Trade of Pangolins in Nepal.Journal of Threatened Taxa 12(8) 15776-15783.


Khanal, P.,Wagle, B.H., Upadhaya, S.,Ghimire, P., & Acharya, S.(2019).Perceived Climate Change Impacts and Adaptation Strategy of Indigenous Community (Chepang) in Rural Mid-hills of Nepal. Forestry: Journal of Institute of Forestry, Nepal. 16: 48-61. DOI:

Upadhaya, S., & Dwivedi, P (2019). Conversion of Forestlands to Blueberries: Assessing Implications for Habitat Quality in Alabaha River Watershed in Southern Georgia, United States. Land Use Policy 89. doi:

Upadhaya, S., & Dwivedi, P (2019). The Role and Potential of Blueberry Farming in Increasing Deforestation in Southern Georgia, United States. Agricultural Systems 173:39–48. doi: 10.1016/j.agsy.2019.01.002

Upadhaya, S., & Dwivedi, P (2019). Blue over Green? Defining Typologies of Rural Landowners Growing Blueberry in Place of Forests in Georgia, United States. Human Ecol. doi: 10.1016/j.agsy.2019.01.002  

Ghimire, S., Dhungana, N., & Upadhaya, S. (2019). Impacts of Climate Change on Water Availability and Reservoir-based Hydropower. A Case Study from Kulekhani Hydropower Reservoirs, Nepal. Sustainable Water Resources Management (1):52-68.


Black, D.E., Poynter, Z.W., Cotton, C.A., Upadhaya, S., Taylor, D.D., Leuenberger, W., Blankenship, B.A., & Arthur, M.A. (2018). Post-wildfire Recovery of an Upland Oak−Pine Forest on the Cumberland Plateau, Kentucky, USA. Fire Ecology 14:14

Dhungana, N., Silwal, N., Upadhaya, S., Regmi, S.K., & Adhakari,S. (2018). Local People’s Perception and Awareness of Climate Change: A Case Study of Community Forest of Lamjung, Western Nepal. Banko Jankari 28:2; 60-71  

 Acharya, S., Rayamajhi, S., Sharma, S., Upadhaya, S., Joshi, S., & Lamichhane, S. (2018). Anthropogenic Threats to Survival of the Critically Endangered Chinese Pangolins (Manis pentadactyla ) and their Habitat in Kavrepalanchowk. Journal of Biodiversity & Endangered Species 6:3  


Tiwari, S., Nepali, S., Paudel, J., & Upadhaya, S. (2017). Ecotourism in Protected Areas of Nepal: An Application of Individual Travel Cost Method. Research Journal of Agriculture and Forestry Sciences 5(1): 1–7.  


Stapp, J.R., Lilieholm, R.J., Leahy, J., & Upadhaya, S. (2016). Linking Attitudes, Policy, and Forest Cover Change in Buffer Zone Communities of Chitwan National Park, Nepal. Environmental Management 57(6):1292–1303.  

Adhikari, S., Shrestha, S.M., Singh, R., Upadhaya, S., & Stapp, J.R. (2016). Land Use Change at Sub-watershed Level. Hydrology Current Research 7(3):3–7.


Stapp, J.R., Lilieholm, R.J., Upadhaya, S., & Johnson, T. (2015). Evaluating the Impacts of Forest Management Policies and Community-level Institutions in the Buffer Zone of Chitwan National Park, Nepal. Journal of Sustainable Forestry 34(5):445–464.


Gauli, B., & Upadhaya, S. (2014). Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD) in Nepal. A Review. The Initiation 5:75-83.


Bridgewater, P., & Upadhaya, S. (2013). Model Forest and its Prospect in Nepal. The Initiation (4)120–124.  


Upadhaya, S., Chalise, L., & Paudel, R.P. (2010). High Altitude Ramsar Sites of Nepal. The Initiation 3(0):135–148.

Upadhaya, S. (2010). Energy Crisis and Nepal’s Potentiality. The Initiation 2(1):130–135.


 Upadhaya, S. (2009). Herbal Resources of Dolpa, The Nature; The Journal for Green Revolution 1(1):71-73.