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Combat Climate Change

375. Combat Climate Change
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Post Date: 5th June, 2009

Description: The mountainous ranges of Nepal, which introduce from world’s highest Mt Everest to other eight peaks above 8000 meters among others, are gradually changing their appearance due to climate change which pose adverse affect on our magnificent Himalayas.

Environmental activists say rising temperatures are rapidly shrinking the Himalayan glaciers from which several Asian rivers originate, threatening the lives of millions of people who depend on them for water.

“Your planet needs you – Unite to combat Climate Change” is theme for this year’s World Environment Day. Seen in the picture: Annparuna Range ‘Mount Gangapurna’ 7,455m and Gangapurna Glacier Lake, Manang.