Tag Archives: Environment

Mount Everest’s Hillary Step has collapsed, mountaineer shows

Tim Mosedale adds demolition of rocky outcrop, maybe in 2015 earthquake, may manufacture clambering to summit more dangerous A British mountaineer has confirmed that a far-famed bumpy outcrop near the peak of Mount Everest has collapsed, potentially representing the ascent more dangerous. The Hillary Step, identified after Sir Edmund Hillary who, along with the sherpa … Read More

Satellite Eye on Earth January 2017- in scenes

A sacred Tibetan lake, a cranny in the Antarctic ice shelf and deforestation in Cambodia are among personas captured by Nasa and the ESA this month Yamzho Yumco( Sacred Swan) Lake is one of the three largest sacred lagoons in Tibet. It is surrounded by snow-capped mountains and is highly crenellated with numerous inlets and … Read More

‘ We have to organize like the NRA ‘: outdoor manufacture takes on Trump

Brands including Patagonia and the North Face have presented a unified front in fighting for Americas public lands One morning in early December, about 50 employees of the outdoor brand Patagonia gathered in front of a projector screen in a be built upon their Ventura, California, campus. A vistum they had expected, but that however … Read More

Chernobyl nuclear disaster: Ukraine marks 30 th anniversary

Series of episodes held to commemorate the tragedy, which remains the worst nuclear accident in history Ukraine is recognizing the 30 th commemoration of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster, which permanently poisoned swathes of east Europe and highlighted the disadvantage of the secretive Soviet system. In the early hours of April 26, 1986, a botched experiment … Read More

Tooth and claw: protective mother make cuts off Dracula’s castle

Brown bear shielding three cubs closes Poenari Castle are exploited by Romanias Vlad the Impaler in the 15 th century While Draculas legend generally fails to scare tourists away from the blood-sucking vampires 15 th century palace, a large, furry and protective mother abide has had more success. Romanian authorities have declared Poenari castle off … Read More

Hinkley Point: the’ horrendous deal’ behind the world’s most expensive power plant

The long speak: Structure Britains first new fast breeder reactor since 1995 will cost twice as much as the 2012 Olympics and by the time it is finished, nuclear power could be a stuff of the past. How could the government ten-strike such a bad deal? Hinkley Point, on the Somerset coast, is the biggest … Read More

Junko Tabei obituary

Japanese mountaineer who was the first girl to reach the summit of Everest Junko Tabei, who has died aged 77 from cancer, described the summit of Everest as smaller than a tatami mat, a pleasing likenes from the Japanese mountaineer who is not simply was the first female to climb the mountain, contacting the summit … Read More

Mount Everest is tightening under our heavines. Epoch to drop the barrel list | Philip Hoare

Reports of damage to the Hillary Step, the major challenge before the summit, be pointed out that we do not own awesome targets, whatever names we give them Its a scene from one of John Martins apocalyptic covers. Or a modern tragedy movie. But this isnt CGI. Everest may have begun to breakdown, as if … Read More

On ten-strike at 8,848 metres: Sherpa and the story of an Everest revolution

Jennifer Peedom set out to make a documentary about the untold character the Sherpas play in helping prosperous western climbers suppress Mount Everest, but when an avalanche reach during her hit, she pointed up with an all the more important story On 18 April 2014, a 14,000 -tonne block of ice slid down the countries … Read More

Patagonia assembles violences with activists to ensure public lands from Trump

Native Americans and ecological exponents get help from outdoor retailers as they engagement proposal to change gravestones boundaries Environmental activists, Native American groups and a coalition of outdoor retailers have vowed to redouble their efforts to protect public countries, after the US interior secretary, Ryan Zinke, recommended on Thursday that Donald Trump change the boundaries … Read More

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