Insights into Editorial: Troubled mountains: On Uttarakhand glacier disaster

    Context: Uttarakhand glacier disaster: The staggering collapse of part of a glacier in Uttarakhand’s Nanda Devi mountain and the ensuing floods that have claimed many lives come as a deadly reminder that this fragile, geologically dynamic region can never be taken for granted. A significant slice of the glacier, dislodged by a landslide, …