WATCH: Glaciers in China's Qilian mountains are disappearing at a shocking rate as global warming brings unpredictable change, and raises the prospect of long-term water shortages, local scientists say #EarthDay
WATCH: Glaciers in China are melting at a shocking rate due to global warming #EarthDay2021
The Korchung Kangri glacier park in Gyaidar Village in Damxung County of southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region，will open to the public in April. The park integrating glaciers, lakes and meadows is an unique ecological tourist area. #AmazingChina
Bomi county in southwest China's Tibet autonomous region is a place famous for its biological diversification. The county, known as "town of glaciers" attracts many tourists every year with its glaciers, grand canyons, forests and geological parks. #AmazingChina
"The speed that this glacier has been shrinking is really shocking." The pace that glaciers in China's remote Qilian Mountains are melting is anything but...glacial. Why is this happening? 😰
Wang Xiangjun, a 30-year old Chinese adventurer dubbed 'Glacier Bro' by fans, was discovered dead yesterday after he plunged into a glacial waterfall during a foray to SouthwestChina's Tibet Autonomous Region. Wang had photographed over 70 glaciers in southwest China since 2013.
Scientists watch as China remote glaciers melt at 'shocking' pace
“The rate that it is shrinking at is accelerating.” Scientists in China warn that glaciers in the remote Qilian Mountains are melting at a “shocking” pace due to climate change.
Glaciers in China's Qilian mountains are disappearing at a shocking rate as global warming brings unpredictable change and raises the prospect of crippling, long-term water shortages, scientists say
Glaciers in the Tibetan plateau are disappearing due to global warming and some could be gone by 2050, say scientists. The biggest lost 40ft of thickness. The glaciers are a major water source in China's Qilian mountains, and rapid melting could mean long-term water shortages.