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Glaciers around Mount Everest

Glaciers around Mount Everest will lose most of their ice by the end of the century, new research predicts.

layer sediment

CLIMATE CONTROL  Studies of sediment layers in an ancient Italian lake suggest that carbon emissions from human activities may be delaying the start of Earth’s next glaciation. Volcanic ash forms the darker bands in the rock, which researchers used to date an ancient warm period.

Antarctic glaciers

A group of glaciers in Antarctica, which were once stable, started rapidly melting in 2009, new research shows.

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