#Mount Everest

  • Article: Nepal Bans Single-Use Plastics in Mount Everest Region

    Nepal Bans Single-Use Plastics in Mount Everest Region

    By Erica SanchezGaëlle Langué  and  Gabrielle Deonath|Aug. 22, 2019

    The ban is intended to address the growing trash problem on and around Mount Everest. Read more

  • 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: These Volunteers Are Cleaning Up 22,000 Pounds of Trash Left on Mount Everest

    These Volunteers Are Cleaning Up 22,000 Pounds of Trash Left on Mount Everest

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|May 3, 2019

    Only 5,200 people have ever ascended the tallest mountain in the world. Read more

  • Article: Scientists Set to Climb Mount Everest to Research Climate Change

    Scientists Set to Climb Mount Everest to Research Climate Change

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Madeleine Keck|March 29, 2019

    The researchers will attempt to summit in May. Read more