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+ - Melting glaciers cutting Peru water supply->

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NewYorkCountryLawyer
NewYorkCountryLawyer writes "In a story that will repeat itself in all mountainous areas dependent on glaciers for their water supply, the glaciers in Peru's Cordillera Blanca mountain range are melting so quickly that the water they supply to the arid region is being threatened 20-30 years earlier than expected. Researchers now believe. of the time needed for the region to adapt to the coming water shortages, previously thought to be decades — "those years don't exist.""
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