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Can covering glaciers with protective shields reduce melting?

Resort staff have been working over the summer months to limit the impact of warming. Image: REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann

Arnd Wiegmann

Writer, Reuters

Brenna Hughes Neghaiwi

Journalist, Reuters

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an employee of Titlis Bergbahnen sews together blankets for the coverage of parts of the glacier to protect it against melting on Mount Titlis near the Alpine resort of Engelberg, Switzerland
This man is sewing together blankets to cover the glacier. Image: REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann
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