Everest is losing its snow and ice

May 17, 2013. Everest, Mount Everest, Sagarmatha — the highest mountain in the world, a dream, and the pride of all climbers, is undergoing major changes.

Scientists have undertaken major new study of Everest and the surrounding area is a national park of Nepal "Sagarmatha." The results are shocking: the glaciers in the Everest region declined by 15 percent over the past 50 years, and the snow line has moved up to 180 meters.

This occurs because of too high melting rate, resulting glaciers no time to recover.

The researchers suggest that the melting of snow and ice in the

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