From marrying off frogs to making women plow fields while naked, rain rituals are shockingly common in India.
Researchers say the fast fashion retailer H&M ‘used’ the COVID-19 crisis to cut workers’ wages, pushing them further into poverty.
Since 2019, Indigenous tribes in villages near the glacier had warned local authorities about the dangers of rampant development in the ecologically fragile region.
The glacial burst triggered flash floods and an avalanche that have left at least 15 people dead, while 170 are missing.
China and Nepal have announced the new height for Mount Everest after previous disagreements on including the snow cap.
Proposed industrial projects – across 12 states that span the Himalayan mountain range – threaten immense ecological damage and loss of livelihood.
India’s Supreme Court ordered the translocation of the lions in 2013, but the country’s environment ministry and state of Gujarat have not yet complied.