Tag Archives: Everest

  • Scientist warns of Everest dangers from pollution, melting

    Mount Everest and its surrounding peaks are increasingly polluted and warmer, and nearby glaciers are melting at an alarming rate that is likely to make it more dangerous for future climbers ...

  • Four bodies and ten tonnes of rubbish collected from Everest

    Four bodies have been retrieved from Everest and some ten tonnes of garbage plucked from the mountain at the end of this year's climbing season, Nepal authorities said Monday. ...

  • Four more deaths on traffic-jammed Everest

    A traffic jam of climbers in the Everest "death zone" was blamed for two of four new deaths reported Friday, heightening concerns that the drive for profits is trumping safety on the peak. ...

  • Three tonnes of rubbish collected from Everest

    A clean-up team sent to Mount Everest has collected three tonnes of garbage in its first two weeks, officials said Wednesday, in an ambitious plan to clean the world's highest rubbish dump. ...