Syful Islam, New Delhi
South Asian countries including Bangladesh will face climate catastrophe shortly as Himalayan glaciers are melting rapidly, apprehended scientists of World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) and Birla Institute of Technology (BIT).
Launching a report yesterday titled ‘Witnessing change: Glaciers in the Indian Himalayas’ they also said that small glaciers are melting quickly and many of those are already vanished.
They said glaciers have been receding continuously and significantly.
“The Gangotri glacier has been receding since the last ‘Little Ice Age’, which ended in the 19th century. [Read more]