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Climate Change Melting Glaciers in the Andes


Environment  (tags: research, ecosystems, environment, protection, humans, nature, climate-change, globalwarming, world, habitat, climate )

Cal
- 547 days ago - news.mongabay.com
Glaciers are melting faster than ever in the tropical Andes, warns a new study published in The Cryosphere, which puts the blame for vanishing glaciers squarely on climate change



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Betsy Bee (1045)
Tuesday January 22, 2013, 6:29 pm
Yep. I saw the same thing recently in northern British Columbia.
 

Carol H. (229)
Tuesday January 22, 2013, 6:53 pm
sadly noted
 

pam w. (191)
Tuesday January 22, 2013, 9:51 pm
Of course...and every living thing in these areas will suffer.
 

Tim C. (1753)
Wednesday January 23, 2013, 12:06 pm
thanks
 

Jean C. (18)
Wednesday January 23, 2013, 2:41 pm
Too many breathing bodies, heating up the planet. Nobody wants to say it. Agenda 21 proponents do.
 

Jane Mckenzie (20)
Wednesday January 23, 2013, 3:19 pm
noted
 

Dave C. (213)
Wednesday January 23, 2013, 3:22 pm
very worrisome.
 

kye j. (41)
Wednesday January 23, 2013, 3:33 pm
Climate change is real.
It is unbeliveable the ignorance of stupid people who fail to belive it exists.
 

Aaron Bouchard (125)
Wednesday January 23, 2013, 4:37 pm
Noted thanks
 

Tal H. (8)
Wednesday January 23, 2013, 5:10 pm
Noted!
 

Winn Adams (190)
Wednesday January 23, 2013, 7:24 pm
noted
 

Colleen L. (2)
Wednesday January 23, 2013, 9:53 pm
Good article. Thanks Cal
 

Nimue P. (222)
Thursday January 24, 2013, 1:09 am
I hate this. Glad we saw the glaciers in NZ when we did, they are shrinking by the day too, and many have disappeared altogether. Horrible.
 

John S. (297)
Thursday January 24, 2013, 5:38 am
Thanks for the article.
 

Ingo Schreiner (6)
Thursday January 24, 2013, 5:47 am
noted
 

Joyce Shulman (2)
Thursday January 24, 2013, 6:23 am
scary world we live in
 

Wim Zunnebeld (144)
Thursday January 24, 2013, 7:26 am
Thx for the info!
 

Elizabeth M. (66)
Thursday January 24, 2013, 12:28 pm
Thank You for this good article Cal.
I think the greatest worry will be the fresh water supplies in Peru and Bolivia, due to the faster melting of the glaciers. Not a good situation at all!
 

Sergio Padilla (62)
Thursday January 24, 2013, 1:14 pm
;(
 

Lois Jordan (55)
Thursday January 24, 2013, 2:47 pm
Thanks, Cal. When will our world leaders finally address climate change?! Apparently they all have no worries for themselves or their families. The destruction of Mother Earth and her inhabitants continues as greedy, soulless, multi-national corporations seek only their "bottom line." But, I'll continue to sign petitions and send letters for Greenpeace, Avaaz, 350.org, RAN....these are having some good effect in at least stalling some of the destruction and allowing information to be spread so we can gather more in protest.
 

greenplanet e. (157)
Thursday January 24, 2013, 5:30 pm
We need to slow down climage change. Melting glaciers are a disaster for losing fresh water availability.
 

Lydia Weissmuller Price (181)
Friday January 25, 2013, 7:44 am
A change in attitude needs to take place before we can even begin to salvage and possibly heal this planet. Too many are living in the "LAND OF ME" which exists only in their own minds. There is simply not enough care. Sadly noted.
 

Muriel Servaege (38)
Friday January 25, 2013, 10:12 am
TY, Cal.
 
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