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Episode 70 February 21, 2021

Stephen Alter on what Uttarakhand tells us about fragility of Himalaya

The devastating floods in Uttarakhand that have killed atleast 65 people (139 people still remain missing) were yet another wake-up call to remind us just how fragile mountains are. In this episode, Sandip talks to author Stephen Alter about his latest book, ‘Wild Himalaya: A Natural History of the Greatest Mountain Range on Earth’. They discuss what the history of the mountain range tells us, lessons we can learn from past disasters, and the impact of construction and tourism on the mountains.


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Stephen Alter on what Uttarakhand tells us about fragility of HimalayaThe devastating floods in Uttarakhand that have killed atleast 65 people (139 people still remain missing) were yet another wake-up call to remind us just how fragile mountains are. In this episode, Sandip talks to author Stephen Alter about his latest book, 'Wild Himalaya: A Natural History of the Greatest Mountain Range on Earth'. They discuss what the history of the mountain range tells us, lessons we can learn from past disasters, and the impact of construction and tourism on the mountains. You can follow us and leave us feedback on Facebook and Twitter @expresspodcasts, or send us an email at podcasts@indianexpress.com. If you like this show, please subscribe and leave us a review wherever you get your podcasts, so other people can find us. You can also find us on https://www.indianexpress.com/audio.
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