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‘Disastrous Year' for North Cascades Glaciers Heralds Global Decline

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Record heat in 2015 is melting glaciers at an eye-popping pace.

The Stream, May 23: Glacial Floods, Robot Fish, and Missing School for Water

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Chile A glacial lake in Chile's Patagonia region drained for…

The Stream, December 16: Australia's New Food Bowl

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An expansive new irrigation proposal could turn northern Australia…

The Stream, November 18: UNEP Calls for Green Global Economy

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Water management trails climate change on companies' agenda,…

The Stream, August 2: Shrinking Glaciers and Growing Deserts

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There are only 25 glaciers in the Glacier National Park now,…

More Houses Submerged as Water Levels Rise in Pakistan's Attabad Lake

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Officials have begun blasting boulders to expand the spillway of glacial melt.

"Glacier Man" Does Nature’s Work to Mitigate Climate Change

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Chewang Norphel, a civil engineer known locally as the Glacier Man, has been building artificial glaciers to supply irrigation water for the villages of the Ladakh region for the last 15 years. Norphel constructs the glaciers by redirecting autumn and winter melt to shady valleys above the fields.