Future of the Environment

Melting glaciers could be causing 25 to 30% of sea level rise

A tourist walks across the Manshuk Mametova glacier, about 3,550 metres (11,647 feet) above sea level, in the mountains of Tien Shan outside Almaty September 6, 2014.  REUTERS/Shamil Zhumatov  (KAZAKHSTAN - Tags: SOCIETY TRAVEL ENVIRONMENT TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY) - GM1EA961LWP01

Glaciers lose about 335 billion tons of ice a year. Image: REUTERS/Shamil Zhumatov

Olivia Rosane
Freelance Reporter, Ecowatch
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