Why is the melting glaciers in the Himalayas such a big deal?



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    Good question, Hadley.  The glaciers in the Himalayas are a very important source of water for arid countries such as Mongolia, western China, Pakistan, Afghanistan and India.  If the glaciers disappear, these areas would be in trouble.

    Here is a picture of some of the glaciers in the Himalayas that are disappearing:

    Hope this helps!

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