First Look In remote Himalayan town, women take on plastic to preserve natural beauty

When the town of Leh – located in the far north of India – became a popular tourist destination, plastic and pollution also came with the new attention. Steady environmental deterioration over the years inspired one women's alliance to take action. 

Mary Knox Merrill/Staff/File

Tsering Chondol remembers a time when the water that flowed through the town of Leh, high in the Himalayas in India's far north, was pristine.

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