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Height of climate change debate threatens to dwarf Mt Everest

The height of this snow cap has been decreasing and, as a result, the net altitude of Everest is changing, said environmental scientist John All of Western Washington University.

Meet the People Risking Their Lives to Study Our Dying Mountain Glaciers

When geoscientist and mountaineer …

U.S. scientists to climb Everest, collect data on climate

A team of American scientists have flown to the Mount Everest region to study how pollution has impacted the Himalayan mountains and glaciers that are melting due to global warming.

The team led by John All of Western Washington University left March 27 and plans to spend the next two…

US scientists to climb Everest, collect data on climate

A team of American scientists flew to the Mount Everest region on Wednesday to study how pollution has impacted the Himalayan mountains and glaciers that are melting due to global warming.

The team led by John All of Western Washington University plans to spend the next two months in the…

Peruvian students enjoy culture and classes at WWU over winter quarter
WWU students, faculty to make trip to Mt. Everest to study climate change

A team of Western Washington University students, researchers, and faculty are making the trip to Mount Everest this spring, in an effort to study the global effect of climate change.

The group will be exploring both Everest and the neighboring peak, Lhotse, in an expedition that will…

To the Roof of the World: WWU Faculty, Students Headed to Mount Everest this Spring to Study Climate Change
Western's Mountain Environments Research Institute to host Chris Stevens Feb. 1
Reception for visiting Peruvian students this Friday
Everest litter worries Khumbu folks

Besides, keeping Mt Everest clean would also be a great honour to the legendary mountaineers – Tenzing Norgay Sherpa and Edmund Hillary – who made the first ascent of the world’s highest peak 65 years ago on May 29, Pemba Sherpa of Namche Bazaar said.

John All, research professor…

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