13 Aug 2016

Dawa Steven Sherpa: Everest and environment

From Saturday Morning, 9:06 am on 13 August 2016
Dawa Steven Sherpa

Dawa Steven Sherpa. Photo: supplied

Kim Hill talks to Dawa Steven Sherpa is an environmental activist and tourism entrepreneur who has led more than 150 climbers from 18 different nations to summit Mt Everest, and in the process pioneered environmental practices to make Himalayan expeditions cleaner.

He is a climate change ambassador for WWF and patron of the Duke of Edinburgh's International Award Nepal, and spoke at the Sustainable Summits Conference 2106, celebrating the 125 year anniversary of the New Zealand Alpine Club, at Aoraki Mount Cook.

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