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Climate Change Affecting Himalayas
2012-02-29 05:48:43

Apa Sherpa, who holds the record for climbing Mount Everest a total of 21 times, has noticed a change on the world’s largest peak. He has noticed that snow and ice are disappearing from the mountain making it difficult to climb.

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2009-06-23 11:25:00

Researchers in Nepal are conducting the first ever field studies of Himalayan glacial lakes, which seem to be rising due to climate change.


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