March 16, 2012

The Ice-Man Cometh: Artificial Glaciers in the Himalayas


The Ice-Man Cometh: Artificial Glaciers in the... by tvnportal

The Himalayan Mountains are home to more than 50 thousand glaciers - making it the most glacier-rich place on earth. Now, conservationists say climate change is threatening to cause them to evaporate. They fear this could have devastating consequences for people living in the region.

An Indian engineer, Chewang Norphel, is now building artificial glaciers to provide villages in the driest regions of the Hindu Kush with sufficient water.

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