#nepal

  • 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: Allowing Locals to Manage Forests Can Reduce Emissions and Poverty, Study Finds

    Allowing Locals to Manage Forests Can Reduce Emissions and Poverty, Study Finds

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|May 7, 2019

    Deforestation impacts local communities through climate change and socio-economic stress. 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: These Women Are Literally Rebuilding Nepal After Last Year's Earthquake

    These Women Are Literally Rebuilding Nepal After Last Year's Earthquake

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|Sept. 26, 2018

    With men working abroad for jobs, women are gaining building skills and an income. Read more

  • Article: This Library Is Helping Nepal’s 'Left-Behind' Women Gain Cash and Confidence

    This Library Is Helping Nepal’s 'Left-Behind' Women Gain Cash and Confidence

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|March 28, 2018

    "Because of this male migration, females have the opportunity to lead." Read more

  • Article: Here's How Stunted Kids Are Growing Again in Nepal

    Here's How Stunted Kids Are Growing Again in Nepal

    From News Deeply|Jan. 19, 2018

    Nepal received international support and used a combination of health strategies. Read more

  • Article: Yet Another Young Woman Died in a Menstrual Hut

    Yet Another Young Woman Died in a Menstrual Hut

    By David Brand|Jan. 10, 2018

    The ancient custom is dangerous. Read more