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archivetheir flows reduced


Major Himalayan Rivers like Indus, Ganges and Brahmaputra will see their flows reduced as glaciers recede: UN Chief

UNITED NATIONS MARCH 23: UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres warned that major Himalayan Rivers like the Indus, the Ganges and Brahmaputra, all hugely important for India, could see reductions in their flows as glaciers and ice sheets recede over the coming decades due to global warming. "Glaciers are critical to all life on earth. Over centuries, they carved out the landmasses we call home. Today, they cover 10% of our world. Glaciers are also the world's water towers", Guterres said in his remarks to an event on the International Year...