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Posted Mon Feb 6 2012: from Toronto CTV:
Artificial glaciers helping combat climate change
Artificial glaciers are being built in the Himalayas to combat the growing affect climate change is having on natural glaciers. Chewang Norphel creates the fake ice mounds in his village, where the water supply is dwindling because of receding glaciers. Norphel builds the artificial glaciers by diverting seasonal runoff and trapping it in stone pens. The ice, now two metres thick, will melt in April when farmers sow their only crop of the year.
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