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The Rammed-Earth Architecture of Nepal Is Crumbling
Climate change is destroying centuries-old structures in remote Mustang. Can the buildings—and the culture—be saved?
by Tulsi Rauniyar
The Long History of the Quest to Find a Peak Taller Than Everest
Ain't no mountain high enough.
by Katie Ives
How a Buddhist Community in Nepal Reclaimed Its Holy Water
An anthropologist’s research on water insecurity reveals how clean water can reinforce a community’s physical and spiritual health.
by Atlas Obscura
After Generations of Animal Sacrifice, Nepal Is Butchering Coconuts and Squash
Activists envision a bloodless future for the annual Dashain festival.
by Josh Nadeau
India and Nepal’s Mithila Art Is Having a Feminist Renaissance
As the region changes apace, so does an ancient style of painting.
by Tricia Taormina
Nepal Is Banning Single-Use Plastics On and Around Everest
Will it help solve the peak's trash problems?
by Evan Nicole Brown
How the 'Swiss Milkman' Brought Cheese Production to Nepal
Earthquakes and rebels haven't stopped high-altitude yak cheese artisans.
by Richard Collett