A team of Sherpas is gearing up to ascend Everest to remove thousands of pounds of garbage from elevations known as the ?death zone.' The group may also recover the remains of climbers who died. The BBC's Joanna Jolly speaks with anchor Marco Werman.
Animal rights activists are up in arms over a Hindu ritual taking place in a small Nepalese village today. Part of a festival, the ritual involves the slaughter of thousands of animals. Anchor Marco Werman finds out more from the BBC's Joanna Jolly.