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‘Africa’s Alps’ melting at disturbing rate, climate scientists say

By Agence France-Presse
Sunday, March 16, 2014 12:54 EDT
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Vanishing ice warning for ‘Africa’s Alps’ (via AFP)

In swirling snow, John Medenge prods a thin ice bridge over a crevasse with an iron-tipped spear, guiding climbers scaling the steep glacial wall using crampons and axes. “We are the last few who will climb on the ice, it is going so fast,” said Medenge…

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