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What we lose when we lose our glaciers?
14/05/2021 04:06 PM | Click to read full article
Life is creeping up the snowline, into the barren icescapes. Some glaciers are turning pink and slushy as they melt, giving off the smell and appearance of watermelon, owing to algae that are newly able to grow there. People whose culture and livelihoods depend on the hardness and reliability of ice are having to migrate.
The Arctic is melting a clear sea passage where an ice bridge once carried our ancestors.