October 4, 2011

35% of the nation's glaciers have disappeared in the last 30 years in Tajikistan

Addressing the United Nations on September 27, 2011, Tajik Foreign Minister Hamrokhon Zarifi stated that although more than half of the water supplying Central Asia originates in Tajikistan, 35% of the nation's glaciers have disappeared in just the last 30 years.

Sources: UN.org, Reaching Critical Will

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