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Chewang Norphel – One Man’s Effort To Build New Himalayan Glaciers

In Environment, India, People Making A Difference, Water Crisis on November 5, 2009 at 7:55 am

What an incredible effort this one man is making. Chewang Norphel is 76 years old and called the ‘iceman of Ladakh’. With a simple method of water harvesting he has created 12 glaciers and is in a rush to create 5 more before he dies.

Read his truly remarkable story at the Telegraph and an earlier one in the TIME magazine.

Pic from Time Magazine: Chewang Norphel


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