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Ecuador’s disappearing glaciers

Latinamerica Press.: Ecuador has lost 30 percent of its snowcaps in the last three decades, and if global warming continues at this rate, in 70 years they will disappear completely. This is what points out the Project for Adaptation to the Impact of Receding Glaciers in the Tropical Andes, or PRAA, of the Andean Community. “Climate change is causing dramatic impact to glaciers at the global level,” affirmed the PRAA. “Temperature variations in the Andes will reduce ice coverage and alter glacial runoff, eventually...