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'Impossible To Save': Scientists Are Watching China's Glaciers Disappear

'Impossible To Save': Scientists Are Watching China's Glaciers Disappear

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At the end of every summer, scientist Li Zhongqin takes his seasonal hike near the top of a glacier in the Tianshan mountains in China's far northwestern region of Xinjiang. Li scrambles over a frozen ridge and heads toward a lone pole wedged in the ice. Clouds emerge from a peak above and quickly …

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