East African Glaciers at Risk from “Global Drying”

In the tropical climate of East Africa, glaciers are an unexpected, yet vitally important part of the ecosystem. Since 1900, African glaciers have lost a staggering 80 percent of their surface area, contributing to regional water shortages. While rising temperatures may seem like an obvious cause of global glacier retreat in many regions, the glaciers … Continue reading East African Glaciers at Risk from “Global Drying”