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Before and after photos show how quickly ice is disappearing on Swiss glaciers

2 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

Denis Balibouse/Reuters
The Rhone Glacier, a popular tourist spot in the Swiss Alps, has been shrinking quickly over the last several years.
Glaciers and their streams, which were abundant many years ago, are disappearing due to climate change. According to Reuters , glaciologists say half of the small glaciers in Switzerland, as well as the glacier-fed streams, will be gone in less than 30 years.
To reduce the amount that disappears, nearby residents have been wrapping the glacier in blankets over the past eight summers, Quartz reported. According to Swiss glaciologist David Wolken, the...
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