World: 24,000 pounds of garbage were just removed from Mount Everest, leading to the discovery of four dead bodies - - PressFrom - Australia
  •   
  •   

World24,000 pounds of garbage were just removed from Mount Everest, leading to the discovery of four dead bodies

16:26  07 june  2019
16:26  07 june  2019 Source:   cbsnews.com

What happens to your body in Mount Everest's 'Death Zone,' where 11 people have died in the past week

What happens to your body in Mount Everest's 'Death Zone,' where 11 people have died in the past week Mount Everest is the highest mountain in the world.Its summit is 29,029 feet - or 5.5 miles - above sea level. Climbers and scientists have a special name for the highest part of Everest, or everything above 26,247 feet (8,000 meters): "The Death Zone." Human bodies cannot function properly above a certain altitude. We work best at sea level, where oxygen levels are adequate for our brains and lungs.

The Nepalese government has removed just over 24 , 000 pounds of trash from Mount Everest , according to The Associated Press. Ghimire said the four dead bodies were found by the cleaners in melting snow and were taken to base camp before being flown to a hospital in the capital for

The Nepalese government has removed just over 24 , 000 pounds of trash from Mount Everest , according to the Associated Press. During their cleanup of the world's highest mountain , cleaners also uncovered four dead bodies . Among the 11 tons of recovered trash from the 45-day project are

Video provided by Evening Standard

The Nepalese government has removed just over 24,000 pounds of trash from Mount Everest, according to the Associated Press. During their cleanup of the world's highest mountain, cleaners also uncovered four dead bodies.

24,000 pounds of garbage were just removed from Mount Everest, leading to the discovery of four dead bodies
How To Get A Home Loan With 5% Deposit
Find out more on Finder
Ad Finder.com.au

Among the 11 tons of recovered trash from the 45-day project are food wrappers, cans, bottles and empty oxygen cylinders, Tourism Department official Danduraj Ghimire said. Cleaning up the mountain has been extremely difficult due to unpredictable weather conditions, inaccessibility of certain areas and the inherent dangers involved.

Nepal Says Everest Rules Might Change After Traffic Jams and Deaths

Nepal Says Everest Rules Might Change After Traffic Jams and Deaths KATHMANDU, Nepal — After human traffic jams at the top of Mount Everest and an aggressive, unruly atmosphere that has been likened to “a zoo,” Nepalese officials said on Wednesday that they were considering changing the rules about who was allowed up the world’s highest mountain. “It’s time to review all the old laws,” said Yagya Raj Sunuwar, a member of Parliament. Until now, just about anyone could get a permit to climb Mount Everest. But this year has been marred by pileups at the top and a surge of inexperienced climbers.

Crews removed more than 24 , 000 pounds of garbage , including four dead bodies , left behind on Mount Everest by adventure-seekers challenging The bodies had been exposed by melting snow during the springtime thaw and were flown to the state-run Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital in.

Crews removed more than 24 , 000 pounds of garbage , including four dead bodies , left behind on Mount Everest by adventure-seekers challenging The bodies had been exposed by melting snow during the springtime thaw and were flown to the state-run Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital in.

Ghimire said the four dead bodies were found by the cleaners in melting snow and were taken to base camp before being flown to a hospital in the capital for identification, AP reports. None of the bodies have been identified and it is not known when they died.

Some of the waste was flown to Kathmandu, Nepal's capital, in army helicopters. Officials presented it to recyclers in a ceremony to officially conclude to clean up project, the AP reports. "Unfortunately, some garbage collected in bags at the South Col could not be brought down due to bad weather," Ghimire said in a statement on Wednesday.

24,000 pounds of garbage were just removed from Mount Everest, leading to the discovery of four dead bodies© Provided by CBS Interactive Inc. On May 22, 2019, a long queue of mountain climbers line a path on Mount Everest. About half a dozen climbers died on Everest last week most while descending from the congested summit during only a few windows of good weather each May.

According to AP, officials said the mission has been "successful," but that some of the trash still covered by snow will need to be collected once temperatures rise. Additionally, 300 climbers have died on Everest since 1953, but officials are unsure of how many bodies are still on the mountain

As Everest Melts, Bodies Are Emerging From the Ice

As Everest Melts, Bodies Are Emerging From the Ice KATHMANDU, Nepal — A few years ago, Kami Rita Sherpa, a veteran climber and guide, met with a gruesome sight at Mount Everest Base Camp. Human bones poked from the ground, smooth and ice-crusted. It was not a fluke. climbers

A Nepal government expedition to Mount Everest has removed 11, 000 kilograms ( 24 ,200 pounds ) of garbage and four dead bodies from the Ghimire said the four bodies were exposed by melting snow and were carried to base camp and then flown to a hospital in Kathmandu for identification.

(CBS News) -- The Nepalese government has removed just over 24 , 000 pounds of trash from Mount Everest , according to The Associated Press. During their cleanup of the world's highest mountain , cleaners also uncovered four dead bodies .

While the exact amount of garbage on the mountain is unknown, climbers report that human excrement, used oxygen bottles, torn tents, ropes, broken ladders, cans and plastic wrappers litter the slopes from decades of climbing, according to Reuters.

24,000 pounds of garbage were just removed from Mount Everest, leading to the discovery of four dead bodies© Niranjan Shrestha / AP Nepal Everest Garbage

This could potentially be the busiest climbing season on record — increasing the risk of death and the amount of trash left behind.

With at least 11 people losing their lives, this has been the deadliest climbing season on Mount Everest since 2015. Nepal issued 381 permits — the highest number ever — which has contributed to the chaos on the mountain and the excessive amount of trash.

Pictures: The triumph and tragedy that is Mount Everest

24,000 pounds of garbage were just removed from Mount Everest, leading to the discovery of four dead bodies
Read more

Scientists Just Installed The World's Highest Weather Station In Mount Everest's 'Death Zone'.
Scientists announced on Thursday that they successfully installed five automated stations, including the highest weather station in world, on Mount Everest’s flank. 

—   Share news in the SOC. Networks

Topical videos:

usr: 1
This is interesting!