Report – Melting Glaciers May Worsen Northwest China’s Water Woes

by Sabrina I. Pacifici on August 6, 2012

Mike Ives: “In China’s sprawling Xinjiang region, where the population is growing and cotton farming is booming, a key river has been running dry in summer. Now a team of international scientists is grappling with a problem facing the Tarim River basin and other mountainous regions — how to secure water supplies as demands increase and glaciers melt.”

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