Author: Shailendra Yashwant

Glacial lake threatens Sikkim’s heritage village

Climate change is leading to expansion of the lake sitting atop this picture postcard village high up the Himalayas, and the village may disappear if the lake bursts its banks

“Mosquitos and tourists!” Chokdup Lachenpa shouts at no one in particular as he takes a long sip of Tongba (hot beer) from his bamboo mug. As if on cue, the children chorus…Read More