Indonesia: Visit shows Papua glacier in swift decline

Associated Press: Lonnie Thompson spent years preparing for his expedition to the remote, mist-shrouded mountains of eastern Indonesia, hoping to chronicle the affect of global warming on the last remaining glaciers in the Pacific. He's worried he got there too late. Even as he pitched his tent on top of Puncak Jaya, the ice was melting beneath him. The 3-mile-high glacier was pounded by rain every afternoon during the team's 13-day stay, something the American scientist has never encountered in ......

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