The Baishui No 1 Glacier stands on the southeastern edge of the Third Pole, a region of Central Asia with the world’s third-largest store of ice after Antarctica and Greenland. Photo: AP

China’s melting glacier draws millions of tourists and scientists’ fears

  • Baishui No 1 Glacier said to have lost 60 per cent of its mass since 1982
  • Hulk of ice feeds Asia’s 10 largest rivers, including the Yangtze and Mekong
Topic |   Climate change

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The Baishui No 1 Glacier stands on the southeastern edge of the Third Pole, a region of Central Asia with the world’s third-largest store of ice after Antarctica and Greenland. Photo: AP
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