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The height of this snow cap has been decreasing and, as a result, the net altitude of Everest is changing, said environmental scientist John All of Western Washington University.

A team of American scientists have flown to the Mount Everest region to study how pollution has impacted the Himalayan mountains and glaciers that are melting due to global warming.

The team led by John All of Western Washington University left March 27 and plans to spend the next two…

A team of American scientists flew to the Mount Everest region on Wednesday to study how pollution has impacted the Himalayan mountains and glaciers that are melting due to global warming.

The team led by John All of Western Washington University plans to spend the next two months in the…

Over the past few weeks you might have had the pleasure of meeting one or more of the 10 students visiting Western Washington University from their homes in distant Peru. With wide-eyed enthusiasm they have taken an array of classes during the winter quarter and thoroughly soaked up the Pacific…

A team of Western Washington University students, researchers, and faculty are making the trip to Mount Everest this spring, in an effort to study the global effect of climate change.

The group will be exploring both Everest and the neighboring peak, Lhotse, in an expedition that will…

John All, director of Western Washington University’s Mountain Environments Research Institute, will lead an international team of students and researchers – including a pair of WWU graduate students, Colin Schmidt and Morgan Scott, and Biology Professor Eric DeChaine – on an expedition to Mount…

Western's Mountain Environments Research Institute (MERI) Speaker Series will host Chris Stevens of the University of Nevada at Reno for "Development and application of a dual spectrometer albedometer in the Peruvian Andes" at 4:30 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 1 in Academic West Building, Room…

Please join the Huxley College of the Environment and Western's Mountain Environments Research Institute for a reception next Friday to welcome 10 Peruvian students visiting WWU for the winter quarter. These students are studying ecosystem management and biodiversity conservation and come from…

Besides, keeping Mt Everest clean would also be a great honour to the legendary mountaineers – Tenzing Norgay Sherpa and Edmund Hillary – who made the first ascent of the world’s highest peak 65 years ago on May 29, Pemba Sherpa of Namche Bazaar said.

John All, research professor…

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