Nepal’s population of one-horned rhinoceros
that survived hunting, a shrinking habitat and wildlife trafficking
are now faced with a new threat: changes in their living environment due to a rapidly-warming atmosphere.
A new report out this week warns that hundreds of glacial lakes in the Himalaya are in danger of bursting because global heating is melting the ice on the world’s highest mountains. However, on only two of them have there been mitigation measures to reduce water levels.