April 18, 2010
The Quickly Melting Quelccaya
The Quelccaya Ice Cap, on which Lima, Peru depends for its water supply, has been retreating by 30 meters a year since 1990.
Visit Humans vs. Habitats to find out why.
I'm a Master Naturalist and an outdoor enthusiast -- mostly kayaking, and I live on a Peninsula in the Chesapeake Bay. I'm the author of The Nature Fan, Nature Fan Activists, Green Earth Almanac, and Amanda's Geographic. Formerly, I ran the nationally syndicated column "National Green Activism" for The Examiner, and I was a key factor in the success of many campaigns. Make sure you don't miss a post, and subscribe by email! Thanks for reading.