Everest Recycling Challenge

The Everest Recycling Challenge introduces integral waste management solutions in response to the widespread environmental hazards in the Himalayas, caused by garbage.

Copper Canyon Tour Agency

Eco-AlterNATIVE Tours (EANT) operates in the Copper Canyon in the Mexican state of Chihuahua at an elevation of 2,345m with the goal to bring about change in how tourism operates in this region by minimizing its impact on the Indigenous communities.

A brief guide to altitude sickness

Planning an expedition or travelling to high altitude in the coming weeks or months? The UIAA Medical Commission’s guide to altitude sickness provides some key advice. What is altitude sickness? Altitude sickness is an “umbrella term” and includes 3 components: Acute mountain sickness (AMS) which...