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Ice, Ice, Baby

 

Issue Dated: March 1, 2009
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Ice, Ice, Baby Have you ever imagined the mountains without snow? Well, sooner than later, you won’t have to imagine such a thing at all because you can witness it all with your own eyes! Scientific studies show that the ice cores on mountain peaks and glaciers, like the one on Mt. Kilimanjaro in Tanzania, have been melting regularly for nearly a century.  These glaciers and ice cores are sometimes thousands and thousands of years old, but with global warming, the melting rate of these geographical features has sped up to an alarming extent.
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