Ladakh’s Artificial Glaciers, Ice Stupas, and Other Attempts to Survive a Warming Planet

March 11, 2018

A photo essay by Sierra Gladfelter and Eben Yonnetti A land of glaciated peaks and windswept valleys situated in the Himalayas’ vast rain shadow, Ladakh has long been home to a hearty people who devised complex systems of irrigation and agriculture to survive and even thrive in this high-desert landscape...