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Darjeeling tea goes organic

Growers of the world’s most expensive tea are going organic due to pressure from international buyers and a need to preserve the soil
Farmers clean cucumbers in the Kamala river before taking them to sell at the local market (Image: Nabin Baral / The Third Pole)
Farmers clean cucumbers in the Kamala river before taking them to sell at the local market (Image: Nabin Baral / The Third Pole)
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Farmers till the sands of the Kamala river in Nepal

In recent years cultivation has sprung up along a 35-kilometre stretch of the Kamala river, bringing both opportunities and problems

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The life of a researcher studying springs in the Himalayas

Roshan Rathod, research consultant at the International Water Management Institute, explains the struggles and importance of field research in the Himalayas

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