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They took their horses to the Swiss Alps for snow polo. They got slush instead

In St. Moritz, a ski resort town that revolves around winter tourism, high temperatures made full matches impossible and raised concerns about the future.
The people who draw rocks

The people who draw rocks

The Alps’ glaciers are melting, and these Swiss cartographers have work to do.
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Can we refreeze the Arctic? Scientists are beginning to ask
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Can we refreeze the Arctic? Scientists are beginning to ask

Each summer, residents of the Swiss Alps make their way through the mountains to the edge of the famous Rhône Glacier. There, fleecy white blankets in hand, they cover up the ice. They're trying to reflect the sun and prevent the glacier from melting.
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Spring foliage appearing too early in the Alps?
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Spring foliage appearing too early in the Alps?

Because of global warming, trees in the Alps are coming into leaf earlier than they used to – which could have negative consequences.
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