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The Ghosts of the Glacier

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Fri, 10/05/2018 - 12:49pm

What happens when climate changes quickly in a previously frozen place, when the earth heats up and the mountains melt? In the high Swiss Alps, here's what happens: The ice gives up the bodies—and the secrets—of the past.

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The Glaciers Are Melting by the Billions of Tons; Fourth Warmest January Ever

Published: 
Thu, 02/09/2012 - 7:01pm

The glaciers are melting by the billions of tons.150 billion tons of ice each year, to get exact. With all that meltage the former glaciers are adding .4 millimeters to the sea level every year.