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Nepal thinking of shifting Everest base camp because of melting glacier risk

The government of Nepal is thinking of shifting Mount Everest’s current base camp to another place due to the risk of melting glaciers in the region.

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Man-made climate change cost Mt. Everest 2,000 years of ice in 25 years

The declining glacier will make Mount Everest climbers have to overcome bedrock, but it could also spell bad news for the 1 billion people who depend on it for water.
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Alpine climbing routes crumble as climate change strikes
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Alpine climbing routes crumble as climate change strikes

High up in the natural wonder of the French Alps, the climbers who spend their days among the rockfaces and glaciers have come to a grim conclusion: the mountains are falling down around them.

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US scientist sounds warning on future Everest dangers
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US scientist sounds warning on future Everest dangers

Mount Everest and its surrounding peaks are increasingly polluted and warmer, and nearby glaciers are melting at an alarming rate that is likely to make it more dangerous for future climbers, a U.S. scientist who spent weeks in the Everest region said Tuesday.

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