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People are flocking to see melting glaciers before they're gone—bringing both benefit and harm

More tourists mean more business and more climate change awareness, but visiting thawing destinations can be a double-edged sword

Editor's note: This story originally appeared in Ensia and is printed here as part of a republishing partnership. Read the original here.

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