Future of the Environment

Sherpa climbers carried out the highest-ever spring clean. This is what they found

Bags and bodies - what humans leave behind on the world's highest mountain Image: REUTERS/Desmond Boylan

Emma Charlton

Senior Writer, Formative Content


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Melting snow revealed thousands of kilogrammes of trash on the world’s highest peak. Image: SPCC Facebook page
The popularity of scaling Mount Everest has seen a dramatic climb in recent years. Image: SPCC

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Oxygen bottles, old tents, broken ladders and more were found during the Everest clean-up. Image: SPCC Facebook page

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