‘We’ve never seen this’: massive Canadian glaciers shrinking rapidly


Glaciers in the Yukon territory are retreating even faster than expected in a warming climate, scientists warn

Scientists in Canada have warned that massive glaciers in the Yukon territory are shrinking even faster than would be expected from a warming climate – and bringing dramatic changes to the region.

After a string of recent reports chronicling the demise of the ice fields, researchers hope that greater awareness will help the public better understand the rapid pace of climate change.

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