December 17, 2011

Glaciers of Peru shrinking beyond the point of peak discharge

A report presented at the annual meeting of the American Geophysical Union in the first week of December 2011 indicates that climate change has caused the glaciers of Peru's Rio Santa Valley to shrink beyond the point of peak discharge, with water supplies that are now forecast to diminish more rapidly in regions that have already experienced shortages.

Sources: Yahoo News, Live Science, Daily Climate

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