The Melting of Glaciers in the Himalayas

By Matthieu Ricard on December 03, 2009

During the last few years, there has been dramatic changes in the Himalayan glaciers. These two photographs of the Langtang Range were taken from the same place, the first one at the end of September 2006, and the second one in October 2009. These changes are related to reduced yearly snowfalls, combined with the accelerated melting of the glaciers. imageimage