Global Warming Issues

One by One, They Melt Away
Monday, April 30, 2007, 5:33 pm
Filed under: Other

Scientists have reported that Germany’s Zugspitze glacier is melting at an alarmingly fast rate due to global warming and will eventually melt completely. The glacier is a German national treasure and is a major tourist destination. Therefore, its loss would be devastating to businesses in towns surrounding the glacier, as well as the German tourist industry as a whole. Currently, sun-repellent shields are placed on the surface of the glacier to try to slow the melting and Germany continues to urge the international community to combat global warming. Hopefully we will get our act together in time to save this and other glaciers around the world. Click here to read more.


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