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Researchers Trekked High into the Himalayas

Caption: To better understand the role that black soot has on glaciers, researchers trekked high into the Himalayas to collect ice cores that contain a record of soot deposition that spans back to the 1950s.

Credit: Institute of Tibetan Plateau Research, Chinese Academy of Sciences

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