Himalayas is lossing its snow and ice

Trip Start Jan 30, 2007
Trip End Dec 31, 2011

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Flag of Nepal  , Himalayan Region,
Sunday, May 17, 2009

This might explain why the mountains around here don't have so much snow or ice . . .

CLIMATE CHANGE: Snow Cover Turning to Lakes in the Himalayas
By Stephen Leahy

Urban smog in Beijing, China, 2003.

Credit:Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UC San Diego

UXBRIDGE, Canada, May 7 (IPS) - As climate change takes hold, even the mighty Himalayas and Hindu Kush mountain ranges are now losing their snow and ice.

read it at http://www.ipsnews.net/news.asp?idnews=46761
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