Deakin Communicating Science 2016

EES 200/101

“The Big Thaw”

<p>Photo: Andes landscape</p>

“Peru’s Quelccaya ice cap is the largest in the tropics. If it continues to melt at its current rate—contracting more than 600 feet (182.8 meters) a year in some places—it will be gone by 2100, leaving thousands who rely on its water for drinking and electricity high, dry, and in the dark.”

Click on the link to read more:

http://environment.nationalgeographic.com.au/environment/global-warming/big-thaw/

 

 

Source: Glick, W. (2016). Global Climate Change, Melting Glaciers – National Geographic. [online] National Geographic. Available at: http://environment.nationalgeographic.com.au/environment/global-warming/big-thaw/ [Accessed 9 May 2016].

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