A true conservationist is a man who knows that the world is not given by his fathers, but borrowed from his children.
- John James Audubon
Despite endless setbacks, this group persevered and risked their own lives by swimming up to 12km at a time, to convince people to climb into their rafts and abandon homes to the rising water.
Major Ritesh Goel was part of the Indian Army Expedition on Everest Base Camp when the disastrous earthquake struck Nepal in May 2015, and triggered a deadly avalanche on the mountain.
It was a year of jaw dropping lows for the environment and for the outdoors community.
Incessant rain and glacial melt in Chitral valley in north-west Pakistan has claimed several lives in heavy flooding.