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In the Alps, climate change is turning glaciers into lakes

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As temperatures continue to rise, climate change is turning glaciers into lakes. In the Alps, glacial lake outbursts are no longer a distant threat but a reality.

Added on the 22/10/2021 12:51:00 - Copyright : France 24 EN

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