Nepal will 25. april sending a team of climbers up Mount Everest with a single purpose: To collect garbage and death on the world's highest mountain.
There has for decades been the commercial mountaineering on the 8848 meters high mountain, and it has also transformed the Mount Everest to the world's highest garbage can.
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Many wealthy climbers have not thought so much as to bring their expensive equipment down again, so it is around on the mountain sides.
In march, it came to light still more corpses turn up on the Mount Everest as the mountain's glaciers are melting.
- We are proud of Mount Everest, but we are often accused of not being able to keep it clean. Now we have set ourselves to make it clean, says the Alone Raj Ghimire, permanent secretary in the Nepal turistministerium.
the Government collaborates with the climber organizations, the military and local organizations to coordinate the work.
Rengøringsholdet is of 14 members and will be sent in the first place for a basecamp a bit up on the mountain.
the Goal is that the team must collect ten tonnes of waste.
Later, eight climbers on up to a new camp at 6400 meters altitude, and from here share the and when up in the 7950 meters to retrieve the waste down.
- this is The first time that the government take the initiative to clean up the mountain. But it can't be done in just a year. We will have to continue with it, " says Santa Bob Sherpa from Nepal Bjergbestigerforbund.
Ang Tshering Sherpa, head of the association, confirmed in march that there are still several deaths on the mountain.
- because of the global warming melts ice and glaciers rapidly. Corpses that have been buried over many years, is starting to emerge, he says.
It is assumed according to the BBC, around 300 people over the years have lost their lives in the attempt to climb Mount Everest.