Professor Thompson and Team Extract Ice from Earth's Highest Tropical Glacier Amid Protests

October 2, 2019

Professor Thompson and Team Extract Ice from Earth's Highest Tropical Glacier Amid Protests

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A researcher in an orange coat holds a freshly drilled ice core.
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Professor Lonnie Thompson and his team completed a daring expedition to collect ice cores from the highest tropical glacier on Earth, located on Mount Huascarán in Peru, amid local protests accusing Thompson's team of collusion with foreign mining companies. Read more about their expedition in nature!