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Scientists find some Himalayan glaciers growing

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article image STAFF REPORT IBD: Astronauts aboard the International Space Station has recently taken advantage of their unique vantage point to photograph the Himalayas, looking south from over the Tibetan Plateau. Mt. Everest (29,035 feet) is at right.A new study reveals that some Himalayan glaciers in the Karakoram mountain range may actually be getting bigger, according to a study published in the April issue of the journal Nature Geoscience - a surprising quirk in the planet’s response to a changing…Read More