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Argentina glacier under threat
Upsala Glacier, a major body of ice, is melting at an alarming rate due to global warming.
Last Modified: 10 Dec 2010 20:17 GMT

As world leaders wrap up a climate change summit in Cancun, Mexico, aimed at reaching an emissions deal, countries across the world are witnessing worrying effects of global warming. 

Scientists say time is running out to save melting glaciers that provide fresh drinking water for millions of people.

Al Jazeera's Teresa Bo reports from the Upsala Glacier, a major body of ice in southern Argentina that is receding at an alarming rate.

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