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  • 1 May 2012- 09:55 by Local Press Report NEW DELHI Eurasia Review Full Story- Environmentalists and scientists have urged India and Pakistan to free the world’s highest battleground‎ of Himalayan Siachen glaciers from military forces to avoid devastating ecological disasters. “From human and
  • 17 Jan 2012- 11:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent washington, dc, united states U.S. Under-Secretary of State for Civilian Security, Democracy and Human Rights Maria Otero urged more research and data sharing on Himalayan glacier melt during a forum last week.  The Forum on Himalayan Glacier Melt:
  • 28 Jun 2010- 20:58 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW DELHI, India Nearly 60 million people living in the Himalayan region are expected to suffer food shortages in the coming decades as glaciers shrink and the water sources for crops dry up, a new study warned. But the impact would be much less than
  • 1 Feb 2010- 19:57 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Geneva, switzerland In a major embarrassment, the United Nation's Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) admitted in late January that its finding that Himalayan glaciers would disappear by 2035 due to global wanning was not based on
  • 24 Mar 2008- 21:36 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW DELHI, India- India and China run the risk of water and food shortages in the coming years due to the melting of Himalayan glaciers. A new UN report has raised the alarm over rapid melting of Himalayan glaciers due to global warming. They may