Then & Now Photos Show Melting of Himalayan Glaciers

melting Himalayan glaciers photos

Stunning then & now photos of the Himalayan Glaciers show the clear results of climate change in the “Third Pole.”

Mountaineer, photographer, and filmmaker, David Breashears, has climbed the Himalayan Mountains 5 times in the last 3 years. Working on a documentary for the Public Broadcasting Service (PBS), Breashears climbed the mountains and also brought with him a black-and-white photograph taken by the English mountaineer George L. Mallory in 1921.

Breashears took a photo of the exact same place Mallory had taken his photo of 87 years before. The results are clear, a ton of ice and snow is missing now.

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