Indonesia's Last Glacier Will Melt Within Years

Indonesia's last glacier will melt within years

Lonnie Thompson spent years preparing for his expedition to the remote, mist-shrouded mountains of eastern Indonesia, hoping to chronicle the ...

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  • Indonesia's Last Glacier Will Melt Within Years
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