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STUDY: GLOBAL WARMING EFFECTS TO LAST 1,000 YEARS

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(AFP photos) Published on Monday, January 26, 2009 by Agence France Presse PARIS - Global warming may create "dead zones" in the ocean that would be devoid of fish and seafood and endure for up to two millennia, according to a study published on Sunday .

TIBETANS IN THE PATH OF CLIMATE CHAOS

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It is vanishing glaciers like the ones below that are already inflicting tragedy on Tibetans and others around the world. Please read story, below. 1875 photo courtesy H. Slupetzky/University of Salzburg The Pasterze, Austria's longest glacier (both photos, above), was about 2 kilometers longer in the 19th C. but is now completely out of sight from this overlook on the Grossglockner High Road. By Christina Larson, Christian Science Monitor Less snow in the mountains means less water and less food. It also means more of the same for other Asian nations downstream. Read more here>>