The Himalayan Mountains


The Himalayan Mountains
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The Himalayan Mountains and Tibetan Plateau, dubbed the “Third Pole” for having the largest ice mass on Earth after the polar regions, are rapidly losing their glaciers. Eighteen percent of China’s glaciers have vanished in the past 50 years according to the Chinese Academy of Sciences. Air pollution and rising air temperatures are combining to […]

via Mount Everest Climbers May One Day Climb Ice-Free — Jeremy T. Neely

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