Kali Gandaki River, Nepal (IMAGE) Virginia Institute of Marine Science Caption Greater rainfall is likely to intensify global warming by increasing microbes' release of CO2 into the atmosphere from soils in tropical drainage basins like that of the Kali Gandaki River, a tributary of the Ganges River in Nepal. Credit © Dr. Valier Galy, WHOI. Usage Restrictions One-time use only. License Licensed content Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.