The volunteers picking up after Indian tourists in the Himalayas
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The Himalayas has a trash problem. From the peaks of Everest down to the foothills, the mountain range separating the Tibetan plateau from the Indian subcontinent is littered with garbage left behind by careless visitors. On the Indian side, a group of volunteers is trying to change this mentality by organizing clean-up treks.
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