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NEPAL: Himalayas Unsettled by Melting Glaciers, More Avalanches

Posted on 04 October 2010 by admin

The Tso Rolpa glacial lake in central Nepal has grown due to the faster melting of snow with global warming. Credit:Kishor Rimal/IPS.

By Bhuwan Sharma*

KATHMANDU, Oct 4, 2010 (IPS/TerraViva) – For the last two climbing seasons, Dawa Sherpa has missed scaling the summit of Mt Everest. But the climate ambassador for the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) and two-time Everest summiteer may not be relishing the thought of bearing witness once more to the impact of rising temperatures on the world’s highest peak. Continue Reading

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