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As I drive with the kids through…

As I drive with the kids through the #parched #desert of Western Arizona, headed toward the Mojave, I can see the realities of water needs abs climate change in this landscape…and my mind wanders to another great desert facing climate change woes: #Antarctica. As reported by #NPR recently, researchers have discovered warn seawater penetrating underneath the #Totten Glacier, one of the largest #glaciers of East Antarctica, causing rapid and frightening melting. Totten, at 75 miles long and 18 wide, contains enough ice to raise global sea levels by 11 feet if it fully melted. In this photo, Peter Whittaker gazes at the vast glaciers of central Antarctica – also under threat from climate change – from high camp on #Vinson Massif.
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About the Author : Jake NortonClimber, guide, photographer, speaker, founder of www.Challenge21.com, and - most importantly - husband and father.View all posts by Jake Norton

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