This Week’s Picks

Consequences as Himalayan Glaciers Melt

Nepali mountain guide Damodon Pyakurel takes westerners on tours of his mountainous home to show the destructive effects of global warming. (Time)
Take to the skies in a new sport called aerotrekking with pilot Denny Reed.
An ecology center teaches environmentally conscientious urban dwellers how to compost food scraps indoors using those live wriggly critters. (Time)
Loaded down with 100 pounds of gear in 126-degree heat, U.S. Marines fight their way through Helmand Province. (NPR)

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