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2009-02-18 11:40:00

The World Bank warned Tuesday that the Andean glaciers and the region's permanently snow-covered peaks could disappear in 20 years if no measures are taken to tackle climate change, the AFP reported. Rising temperatures from global warming may also have a dramatic impact on water management in the Andean region, which could be detrimental to agriculture and energy generation, according to the World Bank-published report. The report also detailed how in the last 35 years Peru's...


Word of the Day
mundungus
  • A stinking tobacco.
  • Offal; waste animal product; organic matter unfit for consumption.
This word comes from the Spanish 'mondongo,' tripe, entrails.