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Bolivian Andes glaciers at risk

The tropical glaciers in the Andes mountain range are at risk of disappearing completely within 20 years, according to a report.

The World Bank study suggests the glaciers, which are shrinking fast, would leave Bolivia without a vital fresh water source if they were to vanish.

Andres Schipani reports from La Paz.


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