Daily Archives: 2 December 2014

Melting glaciers in Peru

Peru – host country for two weeks in Lima of the Climate Conference – the volume of glaciers decreases inexorably. At over 5,000 meters (16,400 feet) above sea level, Peru is home to the largest tropical glacier area in the world. This heritage is in danger, since 1980 the area covered by these mountains of ice has fallen by 40%….