- Tuesday, December 8, 2009, 18:32
World record holder Legendary mountaineer Apa Sherpa witnessed water while in South Col route of Everest at an altitude of 8000 meters. Lakpa Dorje Sherpa memorizes quenching his thirst melting the ice even in Everest base camp some years before, but during this year’s expedition, he saw plenty of small lakes around the same spot. Dawa ... Full story
- Tuesday, December 1, 2009, 15:27
Just forefront of United Nations Climate Change talks in Copenhagen, Nepal government has now set to hold a cabinet meet at the shadow of highest mountain in the world, Mt Everest, on December 4th, Friday. The cabinet meeting will be held at the foothills of the 8,848-meter tall peak to draw the attention of the world community towards impact of climate change in the Himalayas.... Full story
- Tuesday, November 24, 2009, 5:46
- Climate, News
While Nepal is gearing up to raise issues of threats to Himalayas due to effect of climate change during the Copenhagen conference, it has got a copious amount of financial assistance from the UK government´s Department for International Department (DFID) as an aid to deal with the problems of climate change and deforestation.
Tony Burdon, deputy head of DFID Nepal, has recently announced 50 million pounds ... Full story
- Wednesday, October 21, 2009, 3:21
- Climate, News
The government of the Maldives held its first underwater cabinet meeting in order to draw international attention to the dangers of global warming. Most of the island nations featuring coral reefs and white sand beaches are tourist paradise but recline just over three feet above sea level and scientists have warned that these places could ... Full story
- Thursday, September 24, 2009, 18:27
British endurance swimmer and environmental campaigner, Lewis Gordon Pugh, is attempting the most extreme challenge to carry out a swim in a glacial lake under the summit of Mount Everest to raise alertness towards climate change.
Pugh, who swam across an open patch of a sea at the North Pole two years ago to highlight the melting of the Arctic sea ice, will effort a symbolic ... Full story
- Sunday, September 20, 2009, 17:50
Prime minister of Nepal, Mr. Madhav Kumar Nepal is going to present a piece of rock from Mount Everest to US President Barack Obama as a symbol of concern for the impact of climate change on the Himalayas.
All head of states will attend a United Nation General Assembly meeting as well as hold talks on climate change in ... Full story
- Monday, August 31, 2009, 3:05
- Climate, Nature, News
Everest climber and organizer of the Beat the GLOF Action Run, Dawa Stephen Sherpa, talks about the changes and dangers global warming is causing on the world's highest mountain.