Cleaner air, longer lives

Air pollution is reducing the lifespan of Nepalis, and we know how to clean it up

Cleaning up high places

Managing solid waste in the Nepal Himalaya with a case study of Langtang National Park

Nepal’s glaring food gap

Although the undernutrition rate in Nepal has dropped dramatically in the past two decades, a quarter of its children still go to bed hungry...

Garbage in, garbage out

The good people of Okharpauwa in Nuwakot finally signed a ceasefire agreement with the litterbugs of Kathmandu last week to not refuse...

The Ass

A load of rubbish

Nepal’s capital stank for more than a fortnight before Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) decided to resume garbage collection this week with the...

Managing Everest’s waste problem

The ProblemThe accumulation of solid waste in the world’s high mountain camping sites, base camps, and high camps has been a chronic...

Nepali ultra-marathoner’s anti-litter drive

One of the best and nearest hiking trails from Kathmandu is the Champadevi-Chandragiri walk – it offers a splendid view of the Himalaya as...

Giving back to Nepal what Nepal gave to them

Schoolmates who studied at Budanilkantha boarding school in Kathmandu went on for higher studies abroad, some to MIT and Harvard, others to...

Kunda Dixit

Too many mules on the Everest trail

The Sherpas reportedly have a saying that “there’s only one Everest,” meaning that because Everest is the highest mountain in the world...

Everest fights back

(against garbage and bad press)

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