Thursday, November 26, 2009

Evidence of Melting of Glaciers of Himalayan Mountains

According to the International Panel On Climate Change (IPCC), the glaciers of the Himalayan Mountains are melting rapidly and could be gone completely by 2035. They have also stated that the rate of melting is increasing. This is significant because, as shown in the second photograph above, it is the snow melting of the Himalayan Mountains that provides the fresh water for much of Asia, including such major rivers as the Ganges in India.

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