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South Asia’s pollution spreads to Tibet 

New research shows how haze from Nepal and India travels over the Himalayas, causing pollution spikes on northern slopes of Everest and central Tibet. In the past, the remoteness and high elevation of the Himalayas and Tibetan plateau was believed to … Continue reading

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Smoke from vehicles polluting Lake City

Increasing number of vehicles as well as the ever rising population have been causing environmental pollution in the tourist city of Pokhara. The lake city has become the most polluted city after Kathmandu due to escalating environmental pollution. Earlier, the … Continue reading

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