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Last remaining glaciers in the Pacific will soon melt away

December 15, 2019 - General

The last remaining tropical glaciers between the Himalayas and the Andes will disappear in the next decade – and possibly sooner – due to climate change, a new study has found.

The glacier in 2010, during a drilling expedition to recover ice cores from the glacier
[Credit: Lonnie Thompson]The glaciers in Papua, Indonesia, are “the canaries in the coal mine” for other mountaintop glaciers around the world, said Lonnie Thompson, one of…

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