New Zealand’s Southern Alps have lost a third of their ice

29 07 2014

As if we needed more proof, along comes this shocking article I just had to share with my readers.  When Glenda and I visited New Zealand in 1975, there was no lake, or if there was, it was so small as to be an insignificant part of the landscape because I can’t remember one being there…..  this article is republished from The Conversation.

The Conversation

A third of the permanent snow and ice of New Zealand’s Southern Alps has now disappeared, according to our new research based on National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research aerial surveys. Since…