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In Sikkim it’s not glaciers but springs that ensure water and food security in changing climate

DATE: 01/09/2016

In Perbing village of South Sikkim 33- year-old Phurbayangi Sherpa, backpacking her pink-cheeked 3-month-old son Rabjan in a woven bamboo carrier, remembers of times when she turned eighteen and how groups of women and children from her village in the Indian Himalayan region, began trekking up to fetch drinking water from a hilltop mountain spring. - See more at: http://manipadmajena.com/in-sikkim-its-not-glaciers-but-springs-that-ensure-water-and-food-security-in-changing-climate/#sthash.5JJA5Gxo.dpuf