TRAVEL: Mount Kilimanjaro’s majesty at risk due to climate change (In Pictures).

A study just released by the World Meteorological Organization and other agencies highlights the threats to Africa’s rare snowy regions atop mountains due to climate change. According the Associated Press,

The new report seizes on the shrinking glaciers of Mount Kilimanjaro, Mount Kenya and the Rwenzori Mountains in Uganda as symbols of the rapid and widespread changes to come. “Their current retreat rates are higher than the global average. If this continues, it will lead to total deglaciation by the 2040s,” it says.

We’ve assembled a gallery of images just to show what the world would miss if we lost any of those snowcapped regions.

First real-world study reports effectiveness of BBV152 against symptomatic COVID-19 in India.
The first real-world assessment of BBV152, a COVID-19 vaccine developed in India, …
Neoliberal utopias and corporate hubris in Matt Bell’s “Appleseed: A Novel” and COP26.
In the wake of the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP26) that …
New Canadian houses found to have much higher radon gas levels than those in Sweden.
A multi-disciplinary team of Canadian architects and cancer researchers has found average …
DAILY DOSE: Omicron chaos picks up speed; China’s Mars rover is beaming back tons of data.
HALF EMPTY. Stéphane Bancel, the CEO of vaccine maker Moderna, sent global …

IMAGE CREDITS: Sergey Pesterev, Muhammad Mahdi Karim, Vakantie43, Chris 73, Phase9, Lafleursauvage. (Creative Commons License: Permission is granted to copy, distribute and/or modify this document under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License, Version 1.2 only as published by the Free Software Foundation; with no Invariant Sections, no Front-Cover Texts, and no Back-Cover Texts. A copy of the license is included in the section entitled GNU Free Documentation License.)

Success! You're on the list.

Leave a Reply

%d bloggers like this: