Five sites of global cultural and religious significance are reported heavily damaged, but the shrine of Buddha's birthplace appears unharmed.
With roads and communication networks down, rescuers worry about ominous silence from remote areas.
Three Sherpas killed attempting to establish escape route through icefall.
The president chooses the nation’s most vulnerable state to talk about impacts of climate change and rising sea levels.
Deepwater drilling is increasing in the Gulf. Oil companies say it’s safer now, but critics say spills are inevitable.
A surge in hydroelectric power could displace the iconic region’s indigenous peoples and resources.
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