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Equity Watch - Global Environmental Government Unit - Centre for Science and Environment (CSE)
Himalayan glaciers, which keep major Indian rivers perennial, are shrinking. This is why the Bhakra Dam overflowed ...
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Equity Watch - Global Environmental Government Unit - Centre for Science and Environment (CSE)
Indian monsoon, may lead to the disappearance of he Himalayan glaciers, and cause water scarcity in tropical Asia. Meanwhile, the Bush administration is withdrawing new standards ...
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Global Warming in Asia
Bhutan - Melting glaciers swelling lakes. As Himalayan glaciers melt glacial lakes are swelling and in danger of catastrophic flooding. Average ... 127. India - Himalayan glaciers retreating. Glaciers in the Himalayas are retreating at an average rate of 50 feet (15 m) per year, consistent with the rapid warming recorded at Himalayan climate ...
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Climate Change
The RETREAT of the Himalayan-Hindu Kush glaciers is one of the major environmental problems facing Asia. These glaciers feed major river systems including the Indus, Ganges, ... as the Himalayan glaciers that feed seven great Asian rivers- Ganga, Indus, Brahmaputra, Salween, Mekong, Yangtze and Huang Ho- were fast retreating. It has been marked that 67% of glaciers are ...
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rivers
Even without warmer temperatures threatening to melt Himalayan glaciers, the Indus River faces scarcity due to over-extraction for agriculture. Fish populations, the top ...
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November 2005
Nepal and Fiji, who described floods from rapidly melting Himalayan glaciers that have killed dozens of Sherpa people and extreme drought in the South Pacific, which ...
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March 20, 2008: Melting Mountain Glaciers Will Shrink Grain Harvests in China and India
The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change reports that Himalayan glaciers are receding rapidly and that many could melt entirely by 2035. If the giant Gangotri ... translate their findings into national energy policies designed to save the glaciers. At issue is not just the future of mountain glaciers, but the future of world grain harvests. The alternative to ...
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March 20, 2008: Melting Mountain Glaciers Will Shrink Grain Harvests in China and India (printable)
The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change reports that Himalayan glaciers are receding rapidly and that many could melt entirely by 2035. If the giant Gangotri ... translate their findings into national energy policies designed to save the glaciers. At issue is not just the future of mountain glaciers, but the future of world grain harvests. The alternative to ...
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Water pollution
Papua New Guinea and New Zealand. Both of these islands have glaciers. Glaciers require very specific geographical and climatic conditions. Most are found in regions of high ... the Ganga, Indus, and Brahmaputra. Some well-known glaciers are described below. Dokriyani This glacier is believed to be as old as the Himalayan Mountains. Dokriani 'Bamak' is a well-developed medium ...
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Press Release: Global Warming - Melting Glaciers Said to Be Threatening Everest, Associated Press, November 17, 2004
LINKS BULLETINS LETTERS BLOG MAPS DONATE . . Melting Glaciers Said to Be Threatening Everest Associated Press, November 17, 2004 LONDON: Melting glaciers caused by climate change pose an urgent threat to Mount Everest's unique environment, activists said Wednesday, launching a campaign to protect the Himalayan mountain range ...
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