Jul 04, 2017

Inside the making of Leh's giant artificial glaciers with Sonam Wangchuk

FactorDaily travelled to Pheyang village in Leh to meet Sonam Wangchuk, who is making artificial glaciers or 'Ice Stupas' to ward off the water crisis.

BYPankaj Mishra

Innovator, education reformist and outlier Sonam Wangchuk is trying to turn the highest cold desert in the world — Ladakh — into a greenland. FactorDaily travelled to Pheyang village in Leh where Wangchuk is making artificial glaciers or ‘Ice Stupas‘.
Watch this video to find out how he’s doing this.
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Pankaj Mishra is a writer of FactorDaily.