Everest: Top Sherpas slam Nepal's plan to clean rubbish from mountain

The government wants to collect 35,000kg of waste - along with bodies - from six Himalayan peaks.

By Surendra Phuyal • bbcnews
Feb. 14, 2020 ~3 min

Tags: environment nepal mount-everest

Everest deaths: Four reasons why this climbing season went wrong

Overcrowding is blamed for an increase in deaths on the world's highest peak, but other factors are at play.

By Navin Singh Khadka • bbcnews
May 28, 2019 ~7 min

Tags: nepal mount-everest mountaineering

Everest: Three more die amid overcrowding near summit

Seven have died climbing the world's highest peak in a week - more than for the whole of last year.

BBC Science News • bbcnews
May 24, 2019 ~2 min

Tags: nepal mount-everest

Three more die on Everest amid overcrowding near summit

Seven have died climbing the world's highest peak in a week - more than for the whole of last year.

BBC Science News • bbcnews
May 24, 2019 ~2 min

Tags: nepal mount-everest

Mount Everest: Melting glaciers expose dead bodies

The remains of mountaineers who died on the world's highest peak are being exposed as its ice melts.

By Navin Singh Khadka • bbcnews
March 21, 2019 ~5 min

Tags: climate-change mount-everest mountaineering

'Headless chicken sea monster' filmed swimming off East Antarctica

A deep-sea swimming sea cucumber has been filmed in the Southern Ocean off East Antarctica for the first time.

By Matt McGrath • bbcnews
Oct. 21, 2018 ~3 min

Tags:  photography  mount-everest  mountaineering

Legendary team's 1921 Everest album

Newly digitised pictures shine light on the first British reconnaissance trip to Everest, in 1921.

By Matt McGrath • bbcnews
Oct. 21, 2018 ~3 min

Tags: photography mount-everest mountaineering

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