The dangers of climate change were successfully avoided by Nepal by draining part of a giant glacial lake near Mount Everest. The melting of the Himalayan glaciers due to global warming has reached an alarming rate, creating huge glacial lakes that pose an active threat to surrounding mountain communities.
Everest, the highest mountain in the planet, is on every adventurer’s bucket list. However, the elusive summit isn’t just characterized by the triumph of successful climbers, but also by the dead bodies scattered throughout by the ones who lost their lives chasing the dream.
Within four days, four hikers have died on Mount Everest, two reportedly of altitude sickness. Also called acute mountain sickness, this is common among hikers trying to scale the world's highest peak.
Climbers have reached the summit of Mount Everest for the first time in two years.
A look at what happens to the human body while scaling Mount Everest, 29,029 Feet Above Sea Level.
Mount Everest's glaciers may disappear almost entirely by the year 2100 if greenhouse gas emissions continue to rise, a new study warns.