#Himalayas

  • Article: Record Number of Everest Climbers Leave Waste Behind, Contaminating Water Used by Locals

    Record Number of Everest Climbers Leave Waste Behind, Contaminating Water Used by Locals

    By Erica SanchezSushmita Roy  and  Pia Gralki|June 27, 2019

    Volunteers cleaned about 8,000kg of human waste left behind last season. Read more

  • Article: Billions Rely on Himalayan Glaciers for Water. But They're Disappearing.

    Billions Rely on Himalayan Glaciers for Water. But They're Disappearing.

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|Feb. 5, 2019

    “This is the climate crisis you haven’t heard of.” Read more

  • Article: Medical Drones Are Bringing Healthcare to the Himalayas

    Medical Drones Are Bringing Healthcare to the Himalayas

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|April 30, 2018

    Thousands of people living in remote areas of Nepal have no access to proper healthcare facilities. Read more

  • Article: World's 'Highest' Village Runs Dry as Warming Hits the Himalayas

    World's 'Highest' Village Runs Dry as Warming Hits the Himalayas

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|Aug. 1, 2017

    India is one of the most water-challenged countries in the world. Read more

  • Article: Why the Himalayan glaciers may be the most important in the world

    Why the Himalayan glaciers may be the most important in the world

    By Joe McCarthy|April 22, 2016

    India is the most vulnerable country to climate change. Read more