/ Vanishing himalayan glaciers: RGS Exhibition
Incredible. Shocking stuff. Some really stunning imagery.
On a related note, there's a piece in the Guardian about the growing problems of glacier lakes in the Himalaya:
And there's an article by David Breashears about the project here:
Here's some neat comparative photography:
Great imagery, but depressing!
an opposing view.
CAUSED by climate change; is that the same as manmade global warming nowadays?
I went trecking in Nepals Langtang national park and my guid was showing me places where 30 years ago he lernt to cross glaciers that were now just big soggy trenches
> an opposing view.
> CAUSED by climate change; is that the same as manmade global warming nowadays?
I don't think this is "an opposing view". It just states that glaciers which are covered by material are insulated from climate change.
"Glaciers surrounded by high mountains and covered with more than two centimetres of debris are protected from melting."
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