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At the IUCN conference, experts highlight issues of rapidly melting glaciers in the Himalayas, resultant food and water shortages
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At the IUCN conference, experts highlight issues of rapidly melting glaciers in the Himalayas, resultant food and water shortages

A recent report on the Hindu Kush Himalayas region found that increasing global warming was decimating its glaciers, and extremes in floods and droughts through much of the upcoming century may destroy the food production base of the region.