Eco-friendly ski resorts offset glacial melting

Independent (UK): Northern Italian officials have begun covering the Presena glacier with an insulating blanket and parts of the Andes have been painted white to try to reduce glacial melting. Now eco-friendly ski resorts around the world are also working on reducing that sport's ecological impact. Officials have begun covering some mountains in Northern Italy with a giant blanket in an attempt to slow the rate at which the ice is melting, reported BBC Brazil on July 8. 970,000 square feet ......

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