Area and volume of glaciers in Himalayan region is declining
- In Nepal, the latest report on climate change has revealed that the area & volume of glaciers in the Himalayan region is declining.
- Transparency International Nepal in collaboration with other organizations conducted the research and the report was made public in Kathmandu.
- The researchers looked into the impact of climate change on water resources in Nepal’s mountainous region and in the lower coastal regions.
- The risk of flooding caused by glacial bursting has also increased.