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Peruvian Ice Cap Harbors Evidence Of Conquistadors' Avarice

Reuters | Posted 02.11.2015 | Green

By Will Dunham WASHINGTON (Reuters) - After vanquishing the Inca Empire with superior weapons and a touch of treachery, the Spanish conq...

Peru's Quelccaya Ice Cap Is Melting, Thanks To Climate Change

Posted 03.02.2014 | Green

From Mother Nature Network's John Platt: For decades now scientists have observed rapid melting in the Quelccaya Ice Cap in Peru. The glacier ebbs ...

1,600 Years Of Ice In Andes Melted In 25 Years, Scientists Say

The New York Times | JUSTIN GILLIS | Posted 04.05.2013 | Green

Glacial ice in the Peruvian Andes that took at least 1,600 years to form has melted in just 25 years, scientists reported Thursday, the latest indicat...