Peru: No Time Left To Adapt To Melting Glaciers

Eurasia Review: The water supplied by the glaciers of the Cordillera Blanca, vital to a huge region of northwest Peru, is decreasing 20 years sooner than expected, according to a new study. Water flows from the region`s melting glaciers have already peaked and are in decline, Michel Baraer, a glaciologist at Canada`s McGill University, told Tierramérica. This is happening 20 to 30 years earlier than forecasted. "Our study reveals that the glaciers feeding the Río Santa watershed are now too small to maintain......

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