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INSIGHT: Glacier gets climate change postcard

Saturday, November 17, 2018 - 00:43

125,000 postcards with messages against climate change and sent by young people from all over the world have been assembled around 3,400 meters up on the Jungfraufirn, the upper reaches of the Aletsch glacier, creating what organisers say is the world's largest postcard. Switzerland's Aletsch glacier is western Europe's largest expanse of ice, but Swiss scientists say it's receding at an unprecedented pace, losing up to 12 meters (13 yards) of ice a year.

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125,000 postcards with messages against climate change and sent by young people from all over the world have been assembled around 3,400 meters up on the Jungfraufirn, the upper reaches of the Aletsch glacier, creating what organisers say is the world's largest postcard. Switzerland's Aletsch glacier is western Europe's largest expanse of ice, but Swiss scientists say it's receding at an unprecedented pace, losing up to 12 meters (13 yards) of ice a year.

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INSIGHT: Glacier gets climate change postcard

Saturday, November 17, 2018 - 00:43