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Pamiri women and the melting glaciers of Tajikistan

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The glaciers of the Pamir mountains, which provide over 50% of Central Asia's water resources, are rapidly melting at a rate similar to Greenland's continental glacier. Three generations of Pamiri women share the impacts of the melt and decreasing water levels.

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Produced by: United Nations University
Year: 2009
Language: English

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