Climate Change in Ladakh has created a number of issues. Glaciers have melted while ongoing road projects have destroyed the traditional pathways for many animals including Snow Leopard who used these trails from the memory since generations and are now entering human habitats.
Plastic alternatives are the objects that you can use in place of a plastic. While the hipster folks will relate this with bamboo toothbrushes and metal straws, there are alternatives that are easy to source and available to everyone.
In the last five years, Ladakh has seen a rapid change in climatic conditions. With unprecedented rainfalls, melting glaciers and snowfall in the months that are usually considered summers, the problems of Ladakh doesn’t seem to end.
Nothing changed in the coming years. In 2019, the quantity of waste has increased. During the cleanup drives in the same area, the amount of waste has now increased to 210 kgs and the problem doesn’t seem to be ending.
Instagram creates unrealistic travel expectations. Photographers overedit their photos and remove unwanted objects from their pics and make them look more than real.
If Himachal Pradesh doesn’t remain the way it is till today, where will you go to escape the heat of the plains? It is a better idea to change your travel preferences and start travelling in a much more responsible way.
Travel photographs have a dark reality that hide behind Instagram filters. Human life, privacy, laws of animal protection are often broken and given no regard.