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Himalayan glaciers threatened by frequent wildfires

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Fig. 1: Changes in glacier mass loss and vegetation fires in the Himalayas during 2003–2021.


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This work was supported by the Second Tibetan Plateau Scientific Expedition and Research Program (2019QZKK0103, 2019QZKK0201), the Youth Innovation Promotion Association Chinese Academy of Sciences (2020071, Chao You), and Chongqing University.

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You, C., Xu, C. Himalayan glaciers threatened by frequent wildfires. Nat. Geosci. 15, 956–957 (2022).

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