#Himalayas

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

    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.
    Water & Sanitation

    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
    Finance & Innovation

    Medical Drones Are Bringing Healthcare to the Himalayas

    April 30, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    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
    Environment

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

    Aug. 1, 2017|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    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
    Environment

    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