Video: Quest to save the Ganges

River's future under threat as Himalayan glaciers show signs of retreat.

    The Ganges is the lifeblood of the Indian sub-continent.  

    But its future is under threat, as indicated by a UN climate report which has shown that the Himalayan glaciers, which feed the river, may disappear by 2030, meaning large parts could dry up.

    Hamish MacDonald reports from the Indian mountain region of Ladakh, where one man is trying to reverse the effects of global warming.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


    YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE

    Venezuela in default: What next?

    Venezuela in default: What next?

    As the oil-rich country fails to pay its debt, we examine what happens next and what it means for its people.

    The Muslims of South Korea

    The Muslims of South Korea

    The number of Muslims in South Korea is estimated to be around 100,000, including foreigners.

    What is Mohammed bin Salman's next move?

    What is Mohammed bin Salman's next move?

    There are reports Saudi Arabia is demanding money from the senior officials it recently arrested.