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The gloomy side of climbing the highest mountains on the planet : case study of waste management on 800m peaks in Pakistan : a dissertation submitted in partial fulfilment of the requirements for the degree of Master of Environmental Policy at Lincoln University
(Lincoln University, 2009)
In 1963, Everest has been described as "the world's highest junk yard". Half a decade later, all 8000m peaks in the Himalayas suffer from the same problem. Abandoned materials of all sorts ranging from tin cans and plastic ...