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Bolivian Glacier Melts, Dangerously Fast

br> Various measurements show the area of the 15 original glaciers in the range has reduced by more than a third from 1983 to 2006. Five glaciers may have already disappeared completely, it is feared. Most worrying is when the glaciers completely disappear, say in the very next quarter of this century itself.

Even now Bolivia has a pressing need for more water several thousand migrants from rural areas keep coming in.

One option is to build more dams in order to capture more of the precipitations during the wet season.

Observers note that it is unjust to make desperately poor countries like Bolivia to pay the cost of adapting to global warming when they are not to blame.

And not just in Latin America alone, elsewhere too it is the same tragic story. Studies show snow and ice cover in the eastern Himalayas has shrunk by about 30% since the 1970s. Melting glaciers have created lakes in the mountains, which could burst and cause widespread flooding. Of 150 glaciers that once stood in Glacier National Park in the northern US, only 27 remain. The US Environmental Protection Agency says the biggest are a third the size they were in 1850. Continued warming could melt them completely by 2030.
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