Twenty-two percent of the surface area of Peruvian glaciers has disappeared over the past 30 years. Here’s a look at how that is affecting the area.
Sept. 18, 2013 Chopicalqui mountain appears through clouds in Huascaran National Park in Huaraz, Peru. The nearby Pastoruri glacier is one of the fastest-receding glaciers in the Cordillera Blanca mountain range, according to a 2012 paper by the University of Texas and the Huascaran National Park. Mariana Bazo/Reuters Buy Photo