Over 1,000 languages are severely or critically endangered, according to UNESCO, and some scientists are saying economic growth is driving language extinction. But what might be the consequences of less language diversity?
Avalanches and landslides in Nepal's Himalaya mountain range have been blamed on extreme weather during the peak trekking season. Glaciers are shrinking as a result of what scientists say is man-made global warming.
Search and rescue teams are looking for 10 people missing in a Himalayan avalanche that killed at least 29 people on the Annapurna hiking circuit. Nepal police say 54 people, including 76 foreigners, were rescued on Thursday
There is little hope of recovery of the six climbers believed to have fallen more than 3,000 feet during Mount Rainer hike. The four experienced climbers and their two guides are presumed dead, officials announced Sunday.