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Himalayan Glaciers and Water Security: UNEP Calls for Better Monitoring,

The UN Environment Program's calling for greater scientific monitoring of Hindu Kush-Himalayan glaciers, as well as more informed, inclusive and concerted policy making. Some 1.3 billion people in the vast region are to varying degrees dependent on freshwater from Himalayan glaciers for water, food security and ecosystem services.Read More