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Ice stupas: the artificial mini glaciers bringing water to some of the driest, coldest places on Earth

Nishant Tiku/University of Aberdeen, Author provided Matteo Spagnolo, University of Aberdeen Glaciers are not just spectacular indicators of climate change as they shrink and disappear due to global warming. They are also, for many communities, an irreplaceable source of fresh water. During the melting season in summer, a portion of mountain glacier surface releases water that is essential to the …

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