In early 2016, 57-year-old Kathryn Lowe found herself on the precipice of turbulent life, wondering if it was all worth it. Struggling through declining health and a bitter divorce, she decided to follow the promptings of her younger sister Carol who w…
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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Though an estimated 800 million women are menstruating as you read this, periods can be associated with silence and shame. We explore efforts to change this, from outlawing menstrual seclusion, to a campaign to introduce a period emoji
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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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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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After a century of constant decline, the number of wild tigers is on the rise. According to a 2016 report, the tiger population, estimated to be 3,200 six years ago, has grown 22%. With tiger populations in India, Russia, Nepal, and Bhutan on the rise,…
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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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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The 25 April 2015 earthquake that struck Nepal was its worst natural disaster since 1934, killing more than 8,000 people. Katy Dartford treks through the country to see how it is rebuilding, and how tourism can aid the recoveryThe post After the quake:…
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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