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Our team climbed Everest to try to solve its greatest mystery
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See why these 10 rivers are vital to Asia’s survival
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A water crisis looms for 270 million people as South Asia’s glaciers shrink
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The Indus River is a lifeline for millions. This map shows the threats it faces.
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One way to fight climate change: Make your own glaciers.
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Himalaya ‘ghost cats’ are finally coming into view
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See how the elusive snow leopard is adapted to one of Earth’s most extreme environs
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Inside the Everest expedition that built the world’s highest weather station
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How scientists turned the world’s highest mountain into a climate laboratory

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