Nepal : Lost Horizons

Photography : Guillaume COLLANGES     Texts : Aude RAUX    

The glaciers of the Himalayas are among those whose mass is decreasing the fastest because of global warming. The accelerated melting of the “Roof of the World” represents many dangers for the Nepalese. In the next five to ten years, more than 20 glacial lakes in the country will fill with water. And under the resulting pressure, the natural dams will burst. It happened in 1985 when the lake of the Dig Tsho glacier burst through its ( more ...)