How Melting Glaciers and 'Mountain Tsunamis' Threaten Himalayan Kingdom of Bhutan

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The Kingdom of Bhutan, tucked between India and China in the foothills of the Himalaya mountain range, is paying the price for global industrialization. To the north of the country, a chain of Himalayan glaciers are rapidly retreating – by between 20 and 30 meters per year. Experts blame climate change and predict that by 2035, the glaciers could be gone altogether.