Nepal’s silent emergency: springs going dry

Nepal’s silent emergency: springs going dry

On a recent domestic flight to western Nepal, our ATR-72 broke through the thick smog at about 3,000m after takeoff from Kathmandu. The ocean of grey-brown pollution blanketed the Tarai , and stretched right across to the southern horizon. Out of the right-hand window, the Annapurnas rose above the carpet of smog, with Mt Machapuchre appearing like a black pyramid devoid of snow.

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https://www.nepalitimes.com/opinion/nepals-silent-emergency-springs-going-dry/