Monsoon Season, Water Shortages Worsen Health Conditions in Nepal

The Nepalese government plans to improve sanitation access to combat water-borne diseases.

Himalayan Outburst Lakes May Be Increasing GLOFs

More research needed to understand risk of glacial floods.

70 Percent of Himalayan Glaciers Gone by Next Century, Studies Say

Photographic and scientific evidence shows that the melting third pole is still devastating the region

The Hindu Kush-Himalayan Region

Images from the Hindu Kush-Himalayan region--including Bhutan, Nepal, China, Tibet and India

The Himalayas: A Special Report

Floods, droughts, wildfires, windstorms, water contamination and illnesses plague the 1.3 billion people who live in the watersheds directly supplied by glacial melt from the Hindu Kush-Himalaya region.

India and Pakistan Dispute Water Use for Hydropower, Agriculture

India strives to redirect water, currently used for Pakistani agriculture, on the Kishanganga River for 330 megawatts.

India’s Leaders Argue Over River Linking Plan

Attempts to mitigates drought and climate change in India by connecting its northern and southern rivers.

Third Pole Meltdown: Himalayan Glaciers Are Diminishing at Faster Rates

Black carbon soot clouds and rising temperatures.