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Italian team covers glacier with giant white sheets to slow melting

A vast tarpaulin unravels, gathering speed as it bounces down the glacier over glinting snow. Summer is here and the alpine ice is being protected from global warming.

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As Himalayas warm, Nepal’s climate migrants struggle to survive

Pushed out of their village by a drought and lack of food, a group of Nepalis are fighting to amplify the voices of those forced to relocate by the planet’s warming.
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Lovely while it lasts

This NASA image shows ripples in the surface of Denman Glacier in East Antarctica throwing shadows against the ice. It's a pretty picture, but the story behind it is not so rosy.

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How the world’s deepest point on land could raise global sea levels

A massive glacier up to 80 miles long in East Antarctica is shrinking at an alarming rate, but the record-setting landscape beneath it could speed up its demise even more.

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Temperatures at a Florida-size glacier in Antarctica alarm scientists

Researchers in Antarctica found unusually warm water beneath a massive glacier that is already melting and contributing to sea level rise. 
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Indigenous protectors of these sacred peaks have kept others out—till now

The Arhuaco invite National Geographic to the upper reaches of their Colombian homeland to reveal threats we all face—and remind us of our roots in nature.
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Shocking photos of Swiss glaciers reveal how ice has nearly disappeared since 1800s

Shocking photos reveal the extent to which Swiss glaciers have vanished due to global warming.

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In the Alps, keeping tabs on melting ice

Unsteady glaciers pose dangers to Alpine towns and tourist areas; the challenge is letting people know when to get out of harm’s way.
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Soaring eagle films crumbling Alpine glaciers as Earth warms

A white-tailed eagle will be filming this week as he flies over the Alps and its once-magnificent glaciers, which are now crumbling because of global warming.
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A glacier in the Alps might collapse, thanks to global warming, officials say

Global warming has put a glacier in the Italian Alps at risk of collapse, officials warned, leading to road closures, travel restrictions, and evacuations in the immediate vicinity.

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Hundreds gather in Switzerland to hold funeral for disappearing glacier lost to global warming

Hundreds gathered over the weekend to climb a mountain and hold a funeral for a dwindling glacier in Switzerland being lost due to the impact of climate change.
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Greenland: At the bottom of a glacier, scientists find troubling signs

As the plane neared the glacier, scientists spotted an ice-free "lake" at its front. Probes also brought back worrying data -- Helheim glacier was surrounded by warm water along its entire depth, more than 2,000 feet below the surface.
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‘Only you know if we did it’: Scientists write dire letter to the future about climate change

"We know what is happening and know what needs to be done. Only you know if we did it."
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Funeral honors Iceland's Okjökull glacier, climate change victim

Scientists declared the Okjökull glacier dead in 2014. Today, they held a memorial for it.
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What worries Iceland? A world without ice. It is preparing

As rising temperatures drastically reshape Iceland’s landscape, businesses and the government are spending millions for survival and profit.
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