October 1, 2011

Lakes and streams in the Alps in danger of drying out

Addressing a conference in Austria on September 22, 2011, international experts warned that lakes and streams in the legendary Alps are in danger of drying due to climate change, noting a loss of water reserves and that glaciers in Switzerland alone have lost one-fifth of their surface area in the past 15 years.

Sources: Xinhua Net, Austrian Times

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