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Andes Ice Melted in 25 Years Took 1,600 Years To Form, Study Says


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Cher
- 1180 days ago - greenerideal.com
We reported earlier this year that the Andes is melting at a record rate: A new study, reported by BBC, the glaciers in the tropical Andes have shrunk by 30-50% since the 1970s.



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Frans Badenhorst (582)
Monday April 8, 2013, 5:51 am
oh *&^% ! we have been warned................
 

Kit B. (276)
Monday April 8, 2013, 7:21 am

We have been warned since the late 1960's, on everything from population control, to containment of toxins in our air, water and soil. This was the driving force behind my choice of degree plan.
Also SEE: Chasing Ice: New Documentary Depicting Arctic Ice Melt Underscored by Superstorm Sandy
 

Teresa W. (781)
Monday April 8, 2013, 7:56 am
sadly noted
 

Past Member (0)
Monday April 8, 2013, 9:34 am
This is devastating news, not just for South America, but for the world. And there are still those who believe climate change is a fantasy.
 

S S. (0)
Monday April 8, 2013, 11:31 am
Thank you.
 

Winnie Adams (200)
Monday April 8, 2013, 2:20 pm
Thanks
 

Michela m. (4027)
Monday April 8, 2013, 2:59 pm
SADLY Noted!!
 

. (0)
Monday April 8, 2013, 3:04 pm
This is one of those "Is There Anybody Listening!!" article. Sadly, few...
 

Michela m. (4027)
Monday April 8, 2013, 5:34 pm


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Aaron Bouchard (158)
Monday April 8, 2013, 7:37 pm
Noted thanks
 

Farah Hage Ali (153)
Tuesday April 9, 2013, 8:45 am
noted, thank you for sharing
 

Cinzia Palamara (38)
Tuesday April 9, 2013, 9:26 am
Thanks Michela for posting it In Orangutans. Thanks Cher
 

Michael Kirkby (95)
Tuesday April 9, 2013, 9:58 am
Noted & posted
 

Carol H. (229)
Tuesday April 9, 2013, 11:08 am
noted while shaking my head!!
 

Judith Hand (55)
Tuesday April 9, 2013, 6:22 pm
Noted and annoyed.
 

Sara P. (68)
Wednesday April 10, 2013, 6:19 am
Noted, thanks Cher.
 

Muriel Servaege (53)
Tuesday April 23, 2013, 11:25 am
Noted. Thank you, Cher and Michela.
 
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