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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.