MOUNTAIN WATER

Bridging past and future to address water stress

The long-term role of mountains as water providers to lowlands is threatened by shrinking glaciers due to anthropogenic climate change. Modelling this dependence and uncovering past indigenous responses can inform adaptive responses.

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Fig. 1: The impact of decreasing meltwater.

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Postigo, J.C. Bridging past and future to address water stress. Nat Sustain 2, 543–544 (2019). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41893-019-0333-z

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