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This Couple Got Married on Mount Everest, and Despite Difficulties the Photos are Breathtaking

James Sisson and Ashley Schmieder have become the first couple to ever get married at the base camp of Mount Everest in a tuxedo and wedding dress – and though they say that it was a long and arduous journey, the photos are proof that the event was worth it.

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Nepal Goes All Out to Protect the Snow Leopard’s Future

Nepali officials have just announced the groundwork of the Snow Leopard Conservation Action Plan 2017-2021: a strategy that will hopefully secure the future of the elegant mountain cat. The $3.15 million plan uses several approaches that will ensure at least 100 snow leopards of breeding age will populate all of the country’s regions

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Instead of Visiting the Eiffel Tower, This Couple Visited an Orphanage in Nepal

While most young couples want to get to know each other better through exploring clichéd romantic tourist destinations, these two set an example by devoting their time to making a difference. 30-year-old Sarin Jeghelian and 26-year-old Sevag Demirjian, a couple from Beirut, Lebanon, have been traveling for a while, but their most recent one-week

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He Gave Up Quest to Reach Everest Peak to Save Fellow Climber

Just 12 hours away from reaching the summit of Mount Everest, a British veteran abandoned his ascent to save a fellow climber’s life. CHECK OUT: Karma Comes Back Around for Man who Broke Religious Rule to Help Boy Leslie Binns first saw Sunita Hazra as she was sliding down the mountain,

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Nepal Celebrates Second Year of Zero Rhino Poaching

It’s no coincidence that Nepal is celebrating its own record-breaking rhinoceros population, while they’ve just achieved their second successful year of eliminating poaching within its borders. As of May 2016, the country has gone two years in a row without any harm coming to the endangered species, tallying up to

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Wild Tiger Numbers Up 20 Percent in 6 Years; Find Out Why

The Global Tiger Forum kicked off a major tiger conservation meeting in New Delhi this week with exciting new numbers to report. New census data shows the population of wild tigers to be twenty percent higher than 2010 estimates– with 3,890 roaming worldwide. “For the first time after decades of

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