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Rapid shrinking of glaciers in the Himalayas

 Glaciers in the Himalayas are shrinking far more rapidly than glaciers in
other parts of the world, threatening the water supply of millions of
people in Asia, new research warns. The study, led by scientists at the
University of Leeds, found that in recent decades, Himalayan glaciers have
lost ice 10 times more quickly than they have on average since the Little
Ice Age, when glaciers expanded around 400-700 years ago.

 Independent 21st Dec 2021

December 24, 2021 - Posted by | ASIA, climate change

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