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Pamiri Women and the Melting Glaciers

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28 October 2013

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Three generations of of Pamiri women share the impacts of the melt and decreasing water levels.

The glaciers of the Pamir mountains (Tajikistan), which provide over 50% of Central Asia's water resources, are rapidly melting at a rate similar to Greenland's continental glacier.

United Nations University (2012)

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Duration:

10m 7s

Tagged:

climate change, glaciers, Pamir, traditional knowledge

Languages:

English

Location:

Tajikistan

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