NZ’s Southern Alps have lost a third of their ice

Since 1977, the region's ice volume has shrunk 34% and those losses have been accelerating rapidly in the past 15 years, risking the future of Aotearoa’s 'long white cloud'.

The Conversation

A third of the permanent snow and ice of New Zealand’s Southern Alps has now disappeared, according to our new research based on National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research aerial surveys.

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