Remote mountain regions like the Upper Mustang in Nepal are often neglected by the rest of the world.
Remote mountain regions are closer to the climate problem than we think, particularly in the context of safeguarding essential ecosystem services such as safe and adequate water.
The film Spotlight showed how investigative reporters uncovered abuse in the Catholic Church.
Despite its negative aspects, investigative journalists globally are using social media to collaborate and uncover important stories.
Women celebrating the Teej festival – by joining in, widows are battling discrimination.
Millions of women are ostracised when their husbands die. Many are now empowering themselves to right the wrongs.
Villages across Nepal remain strewn with rubble, the quake victims still living in tents and flimsy sheds.
Over 8,500 were killed in the 2015 Nepal earthquake, so how is the country coping?
Nepalese girls demolish their earthquake-damaged house.
The destruction wrought by two earthquakes in Nepal opened up a major opportunity for child traffickers.
The April 2015 earthquake flattened villages and towns, but more may be to come.
AAP Image/Jonathan Hyams/Save The Children
New research shows the earthquake that struck central Nepal in April this year was only a partial rupture of the fault line, meaning another strong quake could be due in future.
With many people in need of shelter and schools only now re-opening, Nepal is not yet ready to restart the lucrative tourism industry that will help its recovery.
While some operators have prematurely suggested it's safe for tourists to return, Nepal's recovery from the earthquake has barely begun. In the longer term, though, tourism will be vital to this process.
School children in Kathmandu before the earthquake.
Almost 24,000 classrooms were damaged or destroyed in Nepal's April earthquake.
The road to recovery is a long one for Nepal, which goes beyond the immediate priority of disaster relief.
Politics in Nepal will hinder relief and recovery efforts following the earthquake and its aftershocks. But look at it the other way around. Could the disaster help to resolve political problems?
In the wake of the Nepal earthquake it’s important people don’t rush in to “rescue” kids who might not in fact be orphaned.
Following the earthquake in 2010, people flocked to Haiti to "rescue" orphaned and lost children. The problem that has since emerged is that many of the "orphans" placed in orphanages and sent for adoption, were not orphaned at all.
Kathmandu’s Darbar Square was one of the worst affected by the earthquake.
Hundreds of monuments of the Kathmandu Valley’s World Heritage sites were completely destroyed on April 25. Here's the story of a few of them.
Villagers in Dargaon village in Gorkha wait for relief.
The massive temblor not only resulted in thousands of deaths, it also caused economic damage that will likely equal more than half of Nepal's entire GDP.
The grassroots take the lead.
The relationship between Nepal and the international development industry has long been difficult. But the work of Nepalese youth groups gives grounds for hope.
Ruined temples in Kathmandu.
The earthquake in Kathmandu – a popular tourist destination – killed both locals and visitors. Here's what travelers can do to pack for geohazards.
Remote areas will be the worst affected and hardest to get to.
Clean water, sanitation, disease control, infrastructure and investment are all needed to get Nepal back on its feet.
A crack in a road near Kathmandu caused by the earthquake.
The earthquake that struck Nepal on Saturday was caused by the same forces that built the Himalayas, and science is helping predict where the next quake might strike.
Rescue workers looking for possible survivors in Kathmandu, Nepal, in the aftermath of the devastating earthquake.
EPA/Carl Whetham/International Federation of the Red Cross
The recovery effort is now underway after a powerful earthquake hit Nepal. The challenge will be to rebuild a stronger nation.
People free a man from the rubble of a destroyed building.
Seismic activity and poor buildings have come together again with fatal consequences.
A marathon on Mount Everest. Increasing numbers of people scaling the world’s tallest peak are changing the culture among climbers.
On May 15, 2006, a mere 300 metres from the summit of Everest, [David Sharp sat just off the climbing route dying](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/David_Sharp_(mountaineer), starved of oxygen, slowly drowning…