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A CLOUD OVER THE ROOF OF THE WORLD

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"The air of the Himalayas is just as polluted as that of European cities". The roof of the world was no longer the pure haven that is so often imagined! Clouds know no borders... but science is on their trail.

This was the shocking headline in October 2008 which first informed the public of the scientific findings of atmospheric measurements taken at over 5,000m altitude, at the foot of the Everest.
After the discovery of an enormous cloud of pollution over the Indian Ocean, for the first time a Franco-Italian team revealed surprising levels of soot particle concentration in an area as unspoilt as the highest Himalayan summits.

Awards : Pierre-Gilles de Gennes Prize, Paris Science 2012

Director(s) : MOREAU (AGNES)

Producer(s) : ARTE FRANCE, MIROIR (LE)

Production Year : 2011
Language(s) : German, English, French

Rights : DVD, NON-THEATRICAL, INTERNET, TV, VOD

Territories : Worldwide except Sweden Ireland, Belgium and Switzerland french-speaking.